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- Earliest award date
- 10 Mar 1998
- Latest award date
- 27 Mar 2017
This project will develop a pilot funded by Esmee Fairburn Foundation to improve the success rate in volunteering for volunteers with more complex needs or multiple disabilities. It will provide intensive support to individual volunteers to enable them to make the most of the volunteering opportunities.
The project aims to raise the profile of volunteering by increasing the number of people who volunteer in Shepway. Serving a rural area, the project will reach out to potential volunteers across the region. An 'outreach vehicle' will enable the project to visit village fairs to recruit volunteers. They will gain new skills and increased confidence, while helping their local voluntary sector to develop.
Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau 02 Nov 2006
The Volunteer Centre seeks to build on its success of the past five years (as Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau) by continuing its work in recruiting volunteers for voluntary organisations. The one year grant will fund the existing post of a Manager(15hrs), Deputy Manager (13hrs) which includes an increase of three hours, Administrative Officer (20hrs), running expenses, producing information, training and travel for staff and volunteers.
This project promotes social integration, independence and skills development by supporting excluded groups into volunteering with help from a volunteer mentor. The project will be based in Sunderland and will also cover the outlying areas of Houghton, Hetton and Washington. A personal development plan will be drawn up to allow the beneficiary to identify aims and objectives to achieve through their volunteer placement.
To fund the running costs of an organisation recruiting older volunteers in the North East.
Volunteer Development Programme 10 Oct 2007
This is a new project to employ a volunteer co-ordinator to manage and support existing volunteers at the Kidz R Us theatre group and encourage more volunteering by local people. The role of the volunteer co-ordinator will be to develop the organisation's volunteer policy, recruit new volunteers, identify and develop training programmes for volunteers and strengthen community involvement by creating opportunities for those who have not previously engaged in volunteering.
volunteer project 12 May 2004
The volunteer Bureau seek to build on its success of the past three years by continuing its work in recruiting volunteers for voluntary organisations (brokerage).The three years grant will fund the existing post of a Manager(15hrs), Deputy Manager (13hrs), Administrative Officer (20hrs), general running expenses, producing information, training and travel for staff and volunteers.
The Aintree Model of Volunteering 10 Jan 2007
Volunteer work at Liverpool hospitals will help people marginalised through disability, unemployment or single parenthood find work. The volunteers will receive constant support from experienced volunteers to build their self esteem, confidence and social and life skills and will receive help to develop skills with job applications, CVs and interviews.
This project is for a promotional event and awareness raising campaign for the Volunteer Centre in Northampton. The event and new promotional materials hope to increase the number of volunteers that the centre can engage and support. It will also be used in conjunction with new lunchtime drop-in sessions, telephone follow-up and bite-sized training courses for organisations using volunteers.
Take up volunteering 21 May 2010
This group will develop its volunteer project and employ a sessional support worker to help recruit, support, place and train 15 new volunteers with specific support needs. The grant will fund a volunteer support sessional worker, volunteer travel costs and expenses, recruitment costs for sessional staff, volunteer outings and events and training costs.
Prostate Awareness Volunteering Project 20 Dec 2010
This group will develop training and support for volunteers. This grant will fund volunteer handbook research, development, design and printing costs. The grant will also be used to provide materials for volunteer groups, two volunteer training seminars, volunteer expenses and promotional leaflets.
Volunteer Training Programme 20 Jul 2006
This project will develop a structured training and development programme for new volunteers to the organisation. It will offer a comprehensive introduction to volunteering including office skills, listening skills and provide 'work' experience. The project will develop the organisation's training capability and offers new skills to volunteers, improving the service offered to the community.
This project will train and equip older people to act as volunteers to lead local activities for their peers in Manchester. Volunteers will choose to partake in three areas; active body activities, active mind activities and intergenerational activities. An example of an active body group could be walking groups, six to be established where volunteers are trained as walk leaders and first aiders.
Regenerating Hope 29 Aug 2013
This is a project by a community organisation in Kidderminster. the group will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers to work with the group in providing their support services to the local community. This will enable the group to expand this previously funded project to encompass more volunteers and provide a higher level of volunteer training. volunteer advertisements, furniture materials, sessional volunteer coordinator, volunteer expenses
Volunteer Management 26 Jan 2006
The project will provide individual and organisational development to volunteering organisations through coaching for volunteer managers, training in self assessment to volunteering infrastructure organisations and outcomes training for volunteering organisations. It will increase the skills, confidence and attitude of volunteering organisations, increase their long-term effectiveness and enable them to respond to change.
RSVP Volunteers 14 Dec 2005
Under their Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, this group will place volunteers over 50 years of age with York's Out Of School clubs. They will bring experience and creativity to children under 10 years old. The award is for volunteer expenses, promotional materials, room hire and CSV travel expenses.
Disabled volunteers 13 Jan 2006
The group provides mentoring support to children through a network of volunteers with the aim of creating an interest in learning and raising confidence and motivation. The project is to recruit disabled people to become mentors in the areas of Corby and Northampton. The new volunteers will be supported by existing volunteers with disabilities and will also be given the opportunity to develop their own mentoring skills.
Towards Inclusive Volunteering 09 Jan 2007
A project to re-design and reproduce the whole range of marketing and publicity for this volunteer Bureau in Sutton. The new material will aim to promote volunteering in Sutton and help recruit volunteers for the centre.
This volunteer centre in Merton will run various promotional events to recruit more volunteers, including a celebration event, a volunteers fair, a campaign, and special promotions.
The aim of the project is to provide VCS organisations in Bristol access to high quality volunteer management support. The project will provide guidance, training, one to one support and resources to volunteer involving organisations. This will improve capacity of frontline organisations to recruit, train and manage volunteers.