Read on to find out about VANEL’s Lincolnshire Volunteer Card (LVC) 2017 training dates. The LVC training comprises of six two hour modules and is available free of charge to people of all ages who are unemployed, residents of North East Lincolnshire and who are interested in volunteering. For more information or to book your place, contact Liz at the Volunteer Centre. Liz@vanel.org.uk. Call (01472) 231 123.
Don’t miss your chance to see the Fusion Creative Winter Show at St. Martin’s Church, Scartho Road, on Saturday 26th November at 7:30pm! The event will feature live performances from the Fusion Ukulele Orchestra and music from the Fusion Community Choir. If you enjoy theatrics, the event will also be home to performances from the Fusion Junior Drama Group and the Fusion Senior Drama Group. They will be performing two plays entitled ‘Little Star’ and ‘Murder We Thought’, respectively. Tickets can be purchased from the venue. For more information visit www.fusioncreative.org.uk
Join Alex and Heather at the YMCA on Tuesday 29th November 2016 for their Thinkspiration workshop for young people aged 17 – 25, to discuss ideas for environmental projects. The event will take place from 1pm until 3pm and you could receive up to £10,000 funding to use digital technology to find innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues. Confirm your place by contacting Jenny@vanel.org.uk
The next Volunteer Manager’s Network Meeting is being held on Monday 5th December 2016 at West Marsh Community Centre from 09:30 until 12 noon. For subscibers of the Voluteer Centre Development Service, the meeting is free to attend. Non-subscribers can choose to subscribe to the service, or pay a one off £10 fee (per person) to attend. Read on for more information, to download the booking form, and view the meeting’s agenda.
Read on to find out more about employment opportunities with Skills Plus and Learning Communities. Skills Plus are looking for people to deliver courses that will empower individuals, be sensitive to their needs and build self belief and confidence, as well as improving their skills. Learning Communities are looking to employ a Project Administrator to support a team of Employment Co-ordinators delivering an employability project across Lincolnshire. Follow the links within the text for full details and how to apply.
VANEL, in partnership with Anglian Water, will be holding a World Toilet Day (WTD) event on Saturday 19th November 2016 at People’s Park. The event aims to increase awareness of the global sanitation crisis affecting 2.4 billion people worldwide, and will serve as the launchpad of the O2 funded IGNITE project “Explorabubble”. We will have a bubble machine, giant bubble wands and bubble-themed crafts and activities which the whole family can get involved with. If you like bubbles, this is the event for you! For more information about WTD or Explorabubble, please contact Helen or Victoria. Call (01472) 315 437.
Winter Wonderland is returning to Cleethorpes Meridian Showground for four days this December and promises to be even more magical than last year. The event opens on Thursday 8th December and closes on the evening of Sunday the 11th. Read on to find out more about whats on at Cleethorpes’ Winter Wonderland and how to become a volunteer!
The Department of Health have introduced a new listening programme to find out more about the experiences of people with dementia and their carers starts in England. The programme will include different ways of gathering people’s views and experiences, both in person and online. Read on to find out more.