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The Support Staffordshire Member Bursary

Tue 5 Jan 2021

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Are you seeking advice and support, but need more than our usual 3 FREE hours, or have already used it up?

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Support Staffordshire wins Award for being the beating heart of the local community

Tue 5 Jan 2021

Support Staffordshire, which supports a membership of more than 1000 voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Staffordshire won the 2020 NAVCA Heart of the Community Award for being the beating heart of the local VCS and wider economy.

NAVCA is the national membership body for local third sector support and development organisations in England and alongside their members, they are part of the movement for local social action.

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Drivers Required for "virtual" Lunch Club

Mon 25 Jan 2021

North Staffs Live at Home Service have a new volunteering opportunity for drivers based near Tunstall or Biddulph (or who are happy to drive in these areas).

The opportunity is for a "virtual" lunch club, where instead of diners coming to a central place once a week, the food travels to them. 

In short, the job involves picking up three to four meals from a central hub and delivering them safely to local residents.

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Bespoke Training

Mon 25 Jan 2021

Support Staffordshire offers a suite of training courses and workshops including bespoke training.  We can cater for any organisations needs and come in to you, whether that be for in-house ‘Safeguarding’, ‘Trustee’ training or some of our more bespoke courses like ‘Professional Conduct and Boundaries’.

For further information contact our Training team on 01785 413162 or email training@supportstaffordshire.org.uk.

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The Matthew Good Foundation

Mon 25 Jan 2021

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Grants for Good is our first fund that invites charities, community interest companies and social entrepreneurs to apply to us directly for funding.

Every three months, we’ll share £10,000 between 5 shortlisted projects that have a positive impact on communities, people or the environment.

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Update from Healthwatch Staffordshire

Fri 22 Jan 2021

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Healthwatch Staffordshire have some information and requests that we hope you will find to be of interest, and that you might be able to share with family, friends and colleagues. 

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Strategic away days are important when your organisation is considering planning for the future

Fri 22 Jan 2021

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  There are a number of reasons you may consider holding a strategic away day:-

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Need help with marketing?

Fri 22 Jan 2021

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In need of some marketing support?  Support Staffordshire's Consultancy team offer a number of marketing support services.  For further information or to speak to a member of our consultancy team call 01785 413160 or email consultancy@supportstaffordshire.org.uk

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Coronavirus Intentions Survey

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Your thoughts on the coronavirus vaccine – help us encourage people to take it up

We would like to know whether you intend to have the coronavirus vaccination when it is your turn, and if not, what concerns you have.

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Cannock and District Foodbank are seeking Volunteer Drivers

Fri 22 Jan 2021

Cannock and District foodbank are appealing for volunteer drivers.  Due to the impact from Covid 19 they have seen a new record for clients needing this service. 

Volunteer drivers will be asked to collect regular food orders from the Foodbank warehouse in Chadsmoor and deliver to our distribution centres around Cannock and surrounding areas.

Ideally, we would like volunteers to commit to 1 shift every week, on either a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday morning for a few hours.

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