Discover your perfect volunteer placement by booking an appointment with VANEL’s Volunteer Centre. Our friendly Volunteer Adviser Liz, can organise a weekday appointment with you to discuss the volunteer roles you are interested in and put you in touch with relevant organisations. Call Liz on (01472) 359 326. Email: Liz@vanel.org.uk.
The Mission to Seafarer’s are looking to recruit volunteers aged 18 or over, to help them carry out their vital work with Seafarers from all parts of the world, who visit Immingham Docks. For more information and to apply, please contact VANEL’s Volunteer Centre Adviser, Liz Dugard, (01472) 231 123.
VANEL are very excited to announce that our Restorative Practices Champion, Marcus Czarnecki, has recently shared the first edition of his ‘Being Restorative’ course Workbook and Practitioners Handbook. The workbook, ‘Being Restorative’, complements the course of the same name that Marcus, and his colleagues at Creating Strong Communities created in March 2016, and is available free of charge to anyone taking part in the ‘Being Restorative’ training course. Read on to find out more.
Big Lottery has simplified the process of applying to its ‘Reaching Communities’ fund. Groups interested in applying for this funding may be interested to know that on Thursday 30th March 2017, Ros Aitchison from Big Lottery will be visiting the VANEL office in Grimsby and holding one-on-one appointments in which she will explaining the funding application process. To book an appointment with Ros, please contact Helen@vanel.org.uk.
If you feel that you could benefit from some extra help when it comes to applying for European Funding, why not come along to the ‘Making Sense of European Structural and Investment Fund’s’ workshop. The workshop will take place on Thursday 9th February 2017 at the Mercure Hull Royal Hotel. Read on for full details and to book your place.
Our weekly roundup of news related to governance, trusteeship and charity leadership. This is the first “Governance Weekly” for 2017 and we’ve got some suggestions of charity board new year resolutions. Also details of upcoming training sessions from VANEL. Read on for all the details.
Put the spring back into your step this Winter and head down to Marine Embankment, Cleethorpes, and take part in the first ever Beach Hut #9 photography competition! Capacity Buildings Ltd, in conjunction with Comley Cameras are inviting all amateur photographers to submit their photographs to be in with a chance of winning one of three cash prizes to spend at Comley Cameras in Cleethorpes. Read on for full details .
A reminder to all our Members and Friends that your nicely framed Membership Certificates are available now to hang on your wall! If you’ve received your certificate by email you can still get your framed copy from our offices. Read more for more information…
HealthWatch NEL are holding an Ageing Better Event at Centre4 on Wooten road on the morning of Tuesday 31st January 2017. They would like representatives from groups and organisations working with older people to attend and discuss issues such as reducing social isolation and improving emotional well being. If you would like to attend please contact Donna Blakey. Email: Donna.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01472 325 414.
Book your place at Rock Foundations ‘Chinese Evening’ event on Friday 24th February 2017 at their address on Heneage Road. Tickets are £12 each and you will have the opportunity to sample authentic Chinese Cuisine and play games. Doors open at 7pm. For more information and to book your place contact contact Mandy Ward via email@example.com. Call (01472) 488 026.