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 (firstname.lastname@example.org, 01472 231123).
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.
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).
Small Fakers Live at MOTW!
Tickets £10 ADV | £13 OTD, available from MOTW, Solid Entertainments (48 Wellowgate, grimsby) or online at http://www.solidentertainments.com/presents.htm#MOON and direct from Richard by calling him on 0780 954 1818.
This year, as part of the revived St. James’ Festival at Grimsby Minster, the IGNITE team at VANEL are organising an event in Grimsby to celebrate Make Music Day.
Make Music Day is a global festival of music that takes place on the 21st June every year and IGNITE are looking for singers and musicians who are interested in taking part.
We are looking for music makers of any age, skill level and musical style. If you are interested in playing at this event please contact email@example.com or call 01472 315437 for more information.
Download the poster below and help us to promote the event or scroll down for the call for musicians poster. See you all there!
Or download the poster below for more information about taking part in the event
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.
As part of Heritage Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days, there is an open event at Cleethorpes Town Hall on Sat 14th September 2019
Meggies Heritage along with Cleethorpes Charter Trustees welcomes you to WWII Cleethorpes.
The exhibition focuses on local preparations for war, with highlights including healthcare pre-NHS, casualties and personal memories as well as Blitz Kidz DVD which evocatively explores wartime childhood.
Further information here https://www.heritagelincolnshire.org/heritage-open-days
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
by telephone or email by Thursday 19th September 2019 to confirm attendance (for refreshment purposes).
- 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.
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).
NORTHERN LINCOLNSHIRE VOLUNTEER MANAGERS NETWORK
Wednesday 27th November 2019 – 9.30am – 12noon
The Grimsby Central Hall, Duncombe Street, Grimsby DN32 7EG
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The Volunteer Development Service & the Managers Network are all here to help you.
So please bring along your ideas and challenges for discussion!
- Welcome and Introductions
- Update: On new Safeguarding Resources shared by NCVO and others
- Update: NCVO have shared lessons learned from Volunteers’ Week and are planning 2020
Our Plans for Volunteer Week 2020
- 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.
- 2020 Meetings: What topics/ideas/issues does everyone want to discuss at meetings in 2020?
- Open Forum – Your opportunity to share news
- Future meeting dates