Calendar

May
22
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network @ Community Hub, Freshney Place, Grimsby
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORK

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 – 9.30am – 12noon

The Community Hub, Freshney Place Shopping Centre, Grimsby DN31 1ED

A G E N D A

  1. Welcome and Introductions

2.    Time Well Spent Report– “Ensuring that your volunteer experiences are time well spent based on latest research”

3.   To Pay or not to pay? – When should volunteers pay for any part of their experience?

4.    Volunteer Expenses & HMRC Advice

5.    How aware are you volunteers about Cyber Security?

            Networking break

6. Volunteer Week  – Standing Item-Update

Event Thursday 6th June

What are you doing throughout the week?

  1. Open Forum
  1. Can everyone come prepared with a problem/issue/bugbear/worry related to Volunteering
  2. & a positive volunteering experience to share
  1. Future meeting dates (All meetings 9.30am to 12noon)

31st July – Green Future

We are looking for organisations to host these meetings, can you help?

25th September

27th November

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Booking essential – please reply to liz@vanel.org.uk

 by telephone or email by Monday 20th  May 2019 to confirm attendance (for refreshment purposes).

 

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

  • Organisations that annually subscribe to the Volunteer Development Service: this meeting is part of your subscription fee.
  • Organisations that do not subscribe to the  Volunteer Development Service: £10 per organization  (up to 2 places per organisation)
  • On receipt of confirmation of attendance your organisation will be invoiced for this meeting.
Jun
1
Sat
2019
Volunteers’ Week 2019 @ National
Jun 1 – Jun 7 all-day

See https://volunteersweek.org/

National event and VANEL will be taking part.

Beach Sports Day in Cleethorpes @ Cleethorpes North Beach
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Jun
6
Thu
2019
Volunteers Week event from VMN and VANEL @ The Barge, Grimsby
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

On Thursday 6th June, members of the Volunteer Managers Network and our Volunteer Centre will be outside The Barge in Grimsby, along with Hattie the Community Bus, to hold a Volunteer Celebration Event. We’re there from 10am-3pm. If you’re a volunteer, thinking of volunteering, need volunteers or already host them, we’d love to see you during the day. For more information contact Liz at VANEL (liz@vanel.org.uk, 01472 231123).

You can read the story about this event on our blog here.

Download this poster (as .pdf) here.

Members of the Volunteer Development Service (VDS) along with VANEL staff getting ready for Volunteers Week 2019.

The Volunteer Managers Network has been getting ready for Volunteers Week too.  Look forward to seeing you in Grimsby on the 6th June.

Jun
7
Fri
2019
Volunteering Open Day at Green Futures @ Green Futures
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Green Futures Grimsby are inviting people who might be interested in volunteering with them to pop along on Friday 7th June for their open event from 1-3pm.

This is part of Volunteers Week celebrations and is a chance to see Green Futures and meet the team and find out more about volunteering there. Later in the afternoon they will also be having a celebration event with their existing volunteers to say thanks for all their efforts.

Poster below. Contact Green Futures for more info or to let them know you are coming along.

Jun
8
Sat
2019
World Oceans Day event
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

on Saturday 8th June join us for a World Oceans Day event at Cleethorpes Discovery Centre from 10am-3pm for litter picks, photographic competition, plastic sculpture workshops, arts and crafts and more. Contact Victoria for more information and more details next week. (Victoria@vanel.org.uk, 01472 315437).

Download the poster here.

Jun
28
Fri
2019
North East Lincolnshire Armed Forces Weekend in Cleethorpes @ Cleethorpes
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm

Armed Forces Day in Cleethorpes.

Facebook page is here https://www.facebook.com/events/363737721089162/

This is now the largest event on the East coast of England thanks to the support of our visitors, sponsors and local businesses. With a host of displays, parades, entertainment and trade stands we have something for everyone.

Up to date information about exhibitors and what’s happening here https://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/armed-forces-day-cleethorpes-army-2888276

VANEL staff and the IGNITE team will be at the event. And the Blue Lights Brigade team and plenty of volunteers will both have a stand and will be out and about throughout the weekend of the event. Come and say hello.

Jul
13
Sat
2019
Rescue Day 2019 in North Lincolnshire @ Crowle, North Lincolnshire
Jul 13 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Rescue Day will take place on the 13th July in Crowle.  It’s a fun day out for the whole family.

See https://www.rescueday999.com

Our Blue Lights Brigade volunteers will be attending the event. They will have a stand but are also assisting on the day. A great chance to meet members of our CERT teams.

Jul
31
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting
Jul 31 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

details tbc

Sep
25
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting @ The Val Waterhouse Centre, Kent Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DJ
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORK

Wednesday 25th September 2019 – 9.30am – 12noon

The Val Waterhouse Centre, Kent Street, Grimsby, DN32 7DJ

A G E N D A To follow shortly.

PLEASE NOTE:  Booking essential – please reply to liz@vanel.org.uk

 by telephone or email by Thursday 19th September 2019 to confirm attendance (for refreshment purposes).

PAYMENT INFORMATION:

  • Organisations that annually subscribe to the Volunteer Development Service: this meeting is part of your subscription fee.
  • Organisations that do not subscribe to the Volunteer Development Service: £10 per organization

 (up to 2 places per organisation).    On receipt of confirmation of attendance your organisation will be invoiced for this meeting.

Oct
2
Wed
2019
Older People’s Advice Day at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall @ Cleethorpes Memorial Hall
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

An Older People’s Advice Day will take place at Cleethorpes Memorial Hall on the 2nd October.

It will be between 10am and 3pm. Information and guidance about a whole host of issues for older people.

VANEL will be there ready to talk to people about Volunteering and Big Local North Cleethorpes will be represented to share news about support for local people (including free IT support).

Nov
27
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting @ Grimsby Central Hall
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORK

Wednesday 27th November 2019 – 9.30am – 12noon

The Grimsby Central Hall, Duncombe Street, Grimsby DN32 7EG

A G E N D A

The Volunteer Development Service & the Managers Network are all here to help you.

So please bring along your ideas and challenges for discussion!

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Update:  On new Safeguarding Resources shared by NCVO and others
  3. Update:  NCVO have shared lessons learned from Volunteers’ Week and are planning 2020

Our Plans for Volunteer Week 2020

  1. Volunteer Handbooks: Good Practice Discussion. We’ve all got Volunteer Handbooks (Hopefully)

There are some national good practice versions. We’ll look at these and compare them to our own.

What can we learn, or what can we change. Ideally bring a copy of your own along to share.

  1. 2020 Meetings: What topics/ideas/issues does everyone want to discuss at meetings in 2020?

Networking break

  1. Open Forum – Your opportunity to share news
  1. AOB
  1. Future meeting dates