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THE RIGHT START: Involving Volunteers

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course.  This is what they said:

Content was thorough, enough topics covered.

Made me think differently in my approach.

All aspects valuable.  Started the course with no real insight, now have a sound knowledge.

New library club helping to change lives

A new weekly club at Stafford Library is supporting unemployed residents across Stafford to gain new skills, reduce isolation and boost confidence.

The new Work Club takes place every Thursday 2pm-4pm within the Innovation Suite at Stafford Library.  Experienced advisors from Support Staffordshire and Citizens Advice Bureau are on-hand to offer free advice and guidance with IT skills, job searches, CV writing, Interview skills, budgeting skills, housing and benefit support, debt management, plus lots more.

New work club in Stafford

The Stafford and South Staffs Building Better Opportunities partnership is pleased to announce that there is an extra work club in Stafford to offer an even wide range of opportunities for local people to access advice and help that can literally change their lives. 

Talent Match Staffordshire Community Vision Breakfast Meeting in Cannock

Talent Match Staffordshire has a proposal to acquire a building in the centre of Cannock with the potential to provide services not currently offered in your community

DATE: Wednesday 16th January 2019 9am to 11am

St Lukes Church Hall, Cannock

Limited places are available – so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Breakfast is available

If you can’t attend please extend the invite to one of your colleagues.

Additional information on the flyer attached.

Community Enabler service - local expressions of interest wanted from organisations in Burton

Could your organisation contribute to a collaborative style approach to improve outcomes for families with dependent children in Burton-upon-Trent?

In East Staffordshire, Staffordshire County Council wish to commission a consortium of providers that will deliver a Community Enabler Service focusing upon the following 4 themes:-

Mercian Ability Partnership Offer of Support

Mercian Ability Partnership project offers work experience placements and voluntary opportunities for individuals living with disabilities. The aim is for people to get together, have social interaction between each other and to be fully supported by existing staff and volunteers.  This will increase their confidence and ensure they achieve. Types of work experience can be from their main office gaining office skills or from Shopmobility which is more customer service based.