Monthly Archives: February 2018

Suffolk sees more than two new volunteers join every day, including local Mayor!

February 21, 2018

Volunteering in Suffolk is off to a flying start this year, with over one hundred new registrations to the Volunteer Suffolk website in the first six weeks of 2018. The Volunteer Suffolk website www.volunteersuffolk.org.uk enables local organisations to advertise for volunteers. It also allows individuals to search the varied opportunities to support Suffolk’s communities. One focus for volunteering

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Vote for Hopkins Homes’ Suffolk Charity of the Year

February 19, 2018

Hopkins Homes is holding an online vote to decide which Suffolk charities will receive a share of a £10,000 donation from the Hopkins Charitable Fund. Suffolk residents can take part in the vote by choosing their favourite from a shortlist of seven local charities. The charity which receives the most votes will receive a £7,000

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New volunteering course launched as part of new “high quality” training programme at CAS

February 19, 2018

Community Action Suffolk has launched its latest programme of training courses, including a new, accredited course for volunteers with the National Open College Network (NOCN). Volunteers can gain a nationally recognised qualification for the experience and skills they are gaining through their volunteering activities. The twelve week course provides current and future volunteers with personal/performance skills which provide

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CAS volunteering team evolving to meet the needs of the voluntary sector

February 12, 2018

Many local organisations are increasingly relying on volunteers to offer their services to Suffolk communities. Community Action Suffolk recognises this and is responding by evolving its volunteering team to meet these needs. Volunteering Services Officers will continue to offer local support to organisations, but now each officer will also have their own specialist support to

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Suffolk’s voluntary sector looks to an even stronger future

February 8, 2018

Suffolk’s voluntary sector came together yesterday (7 February 2018) to consider how local charities and organisations can become stronger, for the benefit of the county and its residents. Over 100 delegates working in, and with, the voluntary sector attended Community Action Suffolk’s “Stronger Charities for a Stronger Suffolk” conference. They heard from nationally-respected speakers responding

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House of Lords peer among newly appointed trustees of Community Action Suffolk

February 6, 2018

Community Action Suffolk (CAS) is delighted to announce the appointment of four new trustees to its Board. The addition of Chris Betson, Ben Matthews, Brian Parrott and The Baroness Scott of Needham Market brings new skills and experience, making CAS and the voluntary sector in Suffolk even stronger. CAS’s Board now totals ten trustees, the

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Today is Safer Internet Day! (6 February 2018)

February 6, 2018

Safer Internet Day 2018 will be celebrated globally today, Tuesday 6 February 2018, with the slogan “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you”. Join more than a thousand organisations across the UK to help inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively: Register as a supporter This Safer Internet Day the UK Safer

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Meet our Suffolk ProHelp providers: EDRM (architecture design)

February 5, 2018

Suffolk ProHelp is a countywide network of businesses which provides professional and strategic support free of charge to voluntary organisations. The guiding principle of Suffolk ProHelp is that members approach this work in the same way as they would any other fee-paying customer. The only difference is that the community client is not charged for the work undertaken.

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