As part of the VANEL IGNITE programme (funded via Big Lottery) we are looking for four new final year degree students to join the team part-time starting in September 2018. Read on for all the details and please tell anyone you know who you think might be interested.
IGNITE has an event organised with a local school as part of this national initiative (read on to find out the story) as the IGNITE team are continuing their interest in environmental projects. Find out more about activities including ours
The IGNITE team have organised a Dementia Friends session at VANEL offices on 14th May for anyone who wishes to become a ‘Dementia Friend’ and increase their knowledge on the lives of people living with Dementia. Read on for the details.
V:Expo in June in Grimsby is a chance for young people to explore ideas around volunteering and community
V:Expo is getting closer. As part of Volunteers’ Week, this event on 5th June at Central Hall provides lots of workshops, talks and networking to help inspire young people to volunteer or get involved in their community. Does that mean you? Or do you work with young people? Find out more and book your place now
This project from IGNITE is part of a national programme of training to help younger people who are moving into independent living gain financial skills. We’ve been running sessions for a while now but are continuing to reach more and more young people. Read on to find out more.
Another huge effort from volunteers helps with the clean up of the River Freshney during RiverClean event
The latest RiverClean effort this weekend saw plenty of volunteers remove a huge amount of rubbish from the River Freshney. VANEL staff were there to get involved too…
Longstrip Wildlife is an environmental and technology focused project being supported by the IGNITE team at VANEL. Longstrip just held a family activity day which was a great success to start spreading the word about the project. Read on for more about the day and about the project.
The plans for the VANEL and IGNITE led V:Expo event for Grimsby are now ready. Over 2 sessions (at Central Hall) we’ve got a range of key national speakers as well as lots of workshops. Bookings now open and young people or groups working with young people would benefit from visiting. So read on for details and how to book.
IGNITE are running Digital Inspirations Workshops to help young people (aged 11-19) learning about coding and more
IGNITE have been delivering these Inspiration Workshops for young people for a while now. But there’s plenty more chances for young people to book places and get inspired about tech. Read on for details.
Volunteers’ Week is in June and once again VANEL is involved with a V:EXPO event that we’re inviting everyone to attend. This year the structure of the event is different and we have an event here in Grimsby on 5th June and organised by and for young people. But anyone can attend. So read on for the background to the event this year and find out why you should come along. In particular we need organisations to also attend so find out why this might mean you.