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Covid-19 Risk Assessments

Wed 22 Sep 2021

We are all adapting to the new world and guidance is being released all the time on what we should/shouldn’t be doing.  Keeping on top of it all can be quite a challenge.

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Compassionate Community Charter Status Award for Brereton Million

Wed 22 Sep 2021

We are pleased to hear the announcement that Compassionate Communities UK have awarded Brereton Million the Compassionate Community Charter Status. 

Only two City Councils have been given the Compassionate Community Charter Status.  However Brereton Million are the FIRST community group in the universe to get this award. This is because of the amazing work the Covid Support Group have done during the pandemic, including the bereavement support and the continued support for residents around isolation and loneliness.

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Safeguarding should be at the heart of what we all do as organisations

Tue 21 Sep 2021

Safeguarding should be at the heart of what we all do as organisations, we need to be confident our services are delivered in the safest way.  During the week of 15th-21st November there is a national focus on this important topic so do watch out for information, hints and tips to enable you to be the best you can be.  Some questions you could ask yourself within your organisation include:-

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JustGiving Page Launched to Support Afghan Evacuees

Mon 20 Sep 2021

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In response to generous offers of support from Staffordshire people, a JustGiving page has been launched for recently arrived Afghan evacuees.

A large number of Afghan families were this week placed in short-term accommodation in Newcastle-under-Lyme by the Home Office, until they are offered permanent homes around the country.

Local public services including councils and the NHS are supporting these families with health, education and other needs and have also been inundated with offers of support from the community.

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Community Representatives Wanted

Mon 20 Sep 2021

Stafford Borough Council are looking for community representatives to join their climate change and green recovery stakeholder panel.

We are looking for people who have a genuine interest in climate change and want to work with us to:

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LICHFIELD: Governance Officer

Thu 16 Sep 2021

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To assist the Dean’s PA and the Office Manager in ensuring the proper servicing of all statutory committees, including the preparation of papers and minuting meetings. This will include keeping the annual governance cycle under constant review.

To find more out about this opportunity and to apply see here.

 

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TAMWORTH: Family Support Volunteer

Thu 16 Sep 2021

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We need your help; if you can spare as little as an hour a week, you could help parents not just survive but thrive during this crisis. We are seeking family support volunteers and family group Volunteers. As a Home-Start volunteer, you will be given training and support to be effective and make a real difference to families in your community. You will also develop transferable skills which can support you in your life, whether that’s at home or at work. Join our family of trained volunteers.

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BURTON -ON-TRENT: Merchandise Coordinator

Thu 16 Sep 2021

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As a key member of the local fundraising group, you will be responsible for ordering and looking after Guide Dogs merchandise. Your role in the delivery and sale of Guide Dogs merchandise helps us raise funds to make life changing differences to people living with sight loss.

To find out more information and to apply see here

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EAST STAFFS and NORTH STAFFS: Fundraising Co-ordinator

Thu 16 Sep 2021

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As Lead member of your local fundraising group, you are the key liaison between staff and volunteers. You will organise and manage volunteers, meetings, events, collections and keep group members up to date with news and events. Role available in multi locations

To apply for this opportunity or find out more information, see here. 

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LICHFIELD: IT Support

Thu 16 Sep 2021

IT Support Role - helping with IT user requests in relation to hardware, software or network issues.

You will be doing the following tasks:

Respond to requests from computer users regarding hardware, software, or network connection problems or questions

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