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- 07 Jan 2015
- Latest award date
- 22 Dec 2015
Development of the Volunteer Co-ordinator's Role 25 Nov 2015
Since 2009, volunteers at Sight Action have increased from zero to 50. The Volunteer Co-ordinator's role will be developd to include volunteer selection and retention; introducing community volunteers; clients' assessment needs; and introducing a quality management system. Visually impaired clients will continue to benefit from this support.
The organisation, based in south Belfast, provides promotion, development and support of volunteering across Northern Ireland. They are using the Â£9,450 grant to update the group's website to make it more accessible.
The organisation will use the funding to develop and deliver open induction sessions for volunteers across the region using online materials, virtual forums and access to face to face meetings. This will enable the group to support volunteers about to start their first placements to prevent frustration, unhappiness and reduction the number of local volunteers by preparing them for volunteering within the voluntary and community sector.
Oxford Conservation Volunteers New Tools Project 09 Dec 2015
We will buy tools to enable volunteers to enhance green spaces in Oxfordshire and provide training and skills to improve employability.
Volunteer Pendle 16 Sep 2015
The group will use funding to promote volunteering amongst young people in the area, through publicity and sports coach qualification sessions. This will encourage beneficiaries to participate in structured, beneficial activities, with the aim of reducing boredom, anti social behaviour and crime in the area.
The funding will be used to purchase flood defence kits to be used by the project to provide training for volunteers in flood rescue.
Grant to Volunteering Matters 06 Nov 2015
This project will provide two residential experiences for 30 vulnerable children and young people from North Lanarkshire. It will increase confidence support inclusion and increase aspiration.
Grant to Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea 06 Aug 2015
This project will enable disadvantaged children and young people from a number of backgrounds to access a variety of activities and trips. They will increase their aspirations make new friends and increase their confidence.
Grant to UBU Volunteering 06 Nov 2015
This project supports young carers through monthly sessions and fun activities such as bowling and boat trips. This will provide the children and young people with positive experiences help develop relationships and build confidence.
Tools for Emerge's volunteer project that looks at wood re-use and recycling, upskilling volunteers to a level 2 qualification
3 training days to cover coppicing, hedge-laying and dry-stone walling.
Skills for Volunteers 29 Jul 2015
The organisation will use the funding to deliver training courses for third sector volunteers. This will help strengthen the local volunteer sector by developing the communication, listening and client support skills of volunteers working in local community groups and charities.
Grant to Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre 08 Jul 2015
supporting young people with mental health issues in Brent with a programme of activities and supported volunteering to support their personal development and progression. The grant will fund the salary costs of the Project Coordinator and costs
Eyres Monsell Club for Young People 23 Apr 2015
A club for young people aged eight to 25 which will address the local lack of facilities and provide new opportunities. The project will build on its current volunteer base and offer volunteering opportunities for those aged 13 plus to attend a volunteers academy once a week providing training and support for those wishing to become volunteers, following which they will be encouraged to participate and complete an Asdan award. They will then be encouraged to volunteer at the youth club junior sessions.