Monthly Archives: February 2018

Staff blog: Suffolk Good Neighbour Schemes update – Our unsung heroes

February 5, 2018

I’m now two months in post as CAS Good Neighbour Scheme Development Officer! I have really enjoyed meeting my colleagues at CAS and also travelling across Suffolk meeting the Good Neighbour Schemes. The volunteers that run the schemes are our unsung heroes; their dedication to ensuring that everyone in their community has somebody to call

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Employer supported volunteering with the world’s largest online gaming software supplier

February 2, 2018

Community Action Suffolk’s volunteering team supports local businesses to encourage their employees to volunteer, known as “employer supported volunteering”. Employers often organise team volunteering activities, but they can also give staff the opportunity to take time away from work to volunteer individually within their own community. This might include support for employees to become a

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CAS training rated “of a very high standard and of high quality” by external verifier

February 1, 2018

Community Action Suffolk is an accredited National Open College Network (NOCN) Centre and provides accredited training to professional standards and is compliant with NOCN’s Centre requirements. As part of the quality assurance process for our training offer, we are inspected annually by NOCN. This involves an external verifier visiting CAS and checking: the quality of our accredited

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