Training for Trustees in Camden

Voluntary Action Camden has a new Governance training programme for Trustees, Management Committee members or Board Members. The programme will have six interactive workshops followed by the Accredited NOCN Level 2 Qualification in Governance. Interactive workshops scheduled are: · Leadership & Strategic Planning – 19th November 2013 · Financial Management – 28th November 2013 · […]

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Trustee Responsibilities as Employers

Trustee Responsibility as Employers Postponed until Monday 2nd December 2pm – 6pm Trainer: Caroline Jepson, Tel: 020 7284 6554, Email: cjepson@vac.org.uk Management committees are ultimately responsible for hiring, supporting and, if necessary, dismissing their staff.   Even if some responsibilities are delegated to senior staff, trustees need to ensure the organisation has appropriate procedures in place […]

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Trustees’ Week Events From VAC and VCC 4th – 10th November

Monday  – Introduction to Being a Trustee 10am – 4.30pm This stand-alone course is also day 1 of the VAC Better Governance course which has been successfully running for five year. (You can just sign up to this one day event or to all 5 days of the full course.) This first day looks at […]

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VAC needs you help!!

We need your help to design a comprehensive training and events program tailored to meet the specific support needs of Camden civil society organisations, staff and volunteers over the next 18 months. Let’s face it, nobody likes filling in a survey!!! But, your input is really valuable to us, so we have decided to reward […]

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Happy, confident mums and dads have happy, confident children

The CANparent scheme gives parents and carers of children from birth until the end of school year one a voucher worth £100 to spend on parenting classes. “My friend asked me why I went to a school activity on my birthday. I told her I could not think of a better way to spend my […]

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Using the Equality Act 2010 in Health and Education

FREE two day training for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities in Camden. Organised by ROTA and VAC.  Hurry, spaces are guaranteed for Camden groups only until Wednesday. Day one: Complying with the Equality Act 2010 11th October 2013 Participants will: ~ Learn who is protected under the Equality Act 2010; ~ […]

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Want to make your voice heard in parliament? Don’t miss ‘Campaigning in Parliament’ Thursday 19th September 10.00am to 12.30pm at VAC

Does your organisation want to make its voice heard in the policy making process? Does your organisation want to influence decision makers but no idea how? Are you a community group that wants to lobby your local MP? Alasdair Mackenzie of Parliament’s outreach service will deliver a presentation on campaigning in Parliament, looking at the […]

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Are You Interested in Becoming A Community Health Advocate Volunteer?

Do you live, work or volunteer in Camden? Would you like to support people in your community to improve their health and their access to services that will help them to maintain good health and wellbeing?  Voluntary Action Camden (VAC) is developing a programme to train volunteers to become Community Health Advocates and link them […]

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Care Bill consultation: Have your say about how people pay for their care and support in the future.

Central government is proposing to change the way people pay for their care and support. The proposals set out in the Care Bill – which is currently going through Parliament – will change the way people pay for, plan and organise their care and support with an emphasis on ensuring there are clear rules about […]

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‘Improving population awareness and early detection of cancer in the London Borough of Camden’.

Are you interested in taking part of a research that is being carried out by London Cancer? This research is about cancer awareness messages that might help encourage people to go to their doctor earlier with possible signs of cancer. If you take part in this research, you will read a number of messages and […]

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