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Volunteering at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

We’re looking for more than 13,000 spirited, dedicated and dynamic volunteers to be the heartbeat of the Commonwealth Games, a community of passionate people coming together to help deliver the biggest sporting and cultural event the West Midlands has ever seen.  

Birmingham and the West Midlands is a community of communities, home to more than 180 nationalities. The Commonwealth Collective will represent the vibrancy and diversity of our people at Birmingham 2022, a home Games for every nation.   

Supportive Communities: Preparing to Reopen Activity Groups Safely

Are you thinking about reopening your community group? Are you confident that you have all the measures in place to do so? This session will cover:-

- Latest guidelines

- Risk assessments specific to different types of groups and activities

- Management of social distancing – a risk based approach

- First aid guidance

- Track and trace

- Liaising with your premises

- Communication methods

This short session will allow time for questions and answers so that you can get some bespoke advice.

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Supportive Communities: Encouraging a Safe Return to Community Activities

This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

About this event

Are you about to restart your activities? Do you have people who are going to be anxious about returning to your group or activity? This session will cover:-

- How to communicate with the community and individuals

- Buddying options

- Coaching & motivational techniques

- Simple explanation of guidance relevant to the community including vaccination effectiveness

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Supportive Communities: Encouraging a Safe Return to Community Activities

This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

About this event

Are you about to restart your activities? Do you have people who are going to be anxious about returning to your group or activity? This session will cover:-

- How to communicate with the community and individuals

- Buddying options

- Coaching & motivational techniques

- Simple explanation of guidance relevant to the community including vaccination effectiveness

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Supportive Communities: Encouraging a Safe Return to Community Activities

This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

About this event

Are you about to restart your activities? Do you have people who are going to be anxious about returning to your group or activity? This session will cover:-

- How to communicate with the community and individuals

- Buddying options

- Coaching & motivational techniques

- Simple explanation of guidance relevant to the community including vaccination effectiveness

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Supportive Communities: Encouraging a Safe Return to Community Activities

This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

About this event

Are you about to restart your activities? Do you have people who are going to be anxious about returning to your group or activity? This session will cover:-

- How to communicate with the community and individuals

- Buddying options

- Coaching & motivational techniques

- Simple explanation of guidance relevant to the community including vaccination effectiveness

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Supportive Communities: Encouraging a Safe Return to Community Activities

This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

About this event

Are you about to restart your activities? Do you have people who are going to be anxious about returning to your group or activity? This session will cover:-

- How to communicate with the community and individuals

- Buddying options

- Coaching & motivational techniques

- Simple explanation of guidance relevant to the community including vaccination effectiveness

Supportive Communities: Preparing to Reopen Activity Groups Safely

Are you thinking about reopening your community group? Are you confident that you have all the measures in place to do so? This session will cover:-

- Latest guidelines

- Risk assessments specific to different types of groups and activities

- Management of social distancing – a risk based approach

- First aid guidance

- Track and trace

- Liaising with your premises

- Communication methods

This short session will allow time for questions and answers so that you can get some bespoke advice.

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An update to Library Services from 17th May

From the 17th May, as we slowly move out of lockdown the 16 Staffordshire County Managed Libraries:

Biddulph, Burntwood, Burton, Cannock, Codsall, Kidsgrove, Leek, Lichfield, Newcastle, Perton, Rugeley, Stafford, Stone, Tamworth, Uttoxeter, and Wombourne will be adding to their current service.

You will be able to choose items via managed browsing. We are currently limiting the number of people who can access our libraries at any one time in order to keep you safe.

Moving on Up Steps into Employment, Education or Volunteering

MHA Communities North Staffs are offering a FREE online 6 week course.

As part of the course you will be able to brush up your IT skills including online security, creating work profiles, CV’s and writing letters of application.  Learn interview techniques and confidence building so that you are ready to ‘Move On’ to the next phase of your life.

You will also gain Works Experience as a volunteer telephone befriender, to write on your CV, and will receive a reference.

Availableto unemployed over 18's only.