this page are the E-Bulletins published during November 2011. For
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- 21st December 2011
Centre Drop-In Dates
9th January: Merstham Community Facility
19th January: Banstead Help Shop
2nd February: Horley Help Shop
more information go to the Volunteer
Centre web site.
23rd January 2012 at Merland Rise Church, Preston
will follow shortly, but please do let us know if you'd like to book
a ploughman's lunch
26th January at the Sovereign Centre, Woodhatch
with full details will follow shortly
Diversity Awards 2012
for the National Diversity Awards 2012 are now open to the public,
and the organiser is looking to get community organisations involved.
More information will appear in our January Newsletter, or you can
visit their web site
for further general information on the awards.
- 15th December 2011
Event - Young Epilepsy at the Belfry, Redhill
Epilepsy are fundraising at the Belfry Shopping Centre in Redhill
over the next few weeks. Why not take a look at their cards and other
festive offerings, or give them a hand and volunteer for a couple of
hours. The Belfry are also donating 50p from each ice skating ticket
sold to Young Epilepsy. Contact the Volunteer Centre on 01737 762115
or e-mail us for further
Big Make: 21st & 22nd December 2011
Reigate & Redhill YMCA at Reigate Priory Park Pavilion Building,
11am - 4pm
you're 16-24years old, and would like to get into making art out of
rubbish, why not come along and join in this art event. For more
information contact Martine (YMCA) on 01737 222 859 or send her an e-mail.
no. 2011-35 - 8th December 2011
YMCA will be opening a shop in the Belfry Shopping Centre in Redhill
and are looking to recruit an experienced Shop Manager and Assistant
Manager, pay and terms to be confirmed. For further information
contact Tracey Osborn, Youth Services Manager at Sovereign Youth
Centre, Slipshatch Road, Reigate, RH2 8HA or call 01737 229235
Dig at the Preston Hawe site near Burgh Heath was a great success. A
full report from the Dig's organisers will be available in our
December Newsletter, which will be published next week. For more
information visit their web
Trust: Volunteer Introductory Morning, 12th January 2012
are urgently needed to help local families facing cancer and other life-threatening
illnesses. If you have a listening ear and would like to find out
more, contact the Trust on 01306 881 816.
Microsoft Publisher Course for Volunteers
WEA are running a course on Publisher from 28th February 2012 (10am
- 12noon) for those who want to volunteer with an organisation. The
course will run for 5 weeks and be based at the Community Facility in
Merstham. Please contact WEA for details and to book on 0800 328
1060, quoting course code C3731968.
in a Bottle
still have a number of Message in a Bottle's left if your
organisation needs more to give to your members/users. Please do get
in touch for more information.
& Banstead Sports Council - Volunteers Needed
Sports Council, usually known as rb sport, is an entirely voluntary
organisation which works with the Borough Council to look after the
interests of sport in the Borough. They awards grants to clubs and
individuals, hold events and liaise with members and the Borough
Council. (More information can be found at www.rbsport.co.uk ).
Sports Council is looking for volunteers to assist in the running of
the organisation; A Treasurer, Grants administrator, Website and
E-mail Co-ordinators. Those interested should contact the Volunteer
Centre on 01737 762 115 or by e-mail.
Providing Acupuncture for Free
have a lady looking to provide free acupuncture to people in pain.
She is fully qualified and licensed, and would like to offer her
services to any organisation in Reigate & Banstead. If your
organisation would be interested in her services, please contact the
Volunteer Centre on 01737 762 115 or by e-mail.
- 1st December 2011
- MSE Charity
are available for individuals seeking to educate themselves and for groups/charities
looking to develop financial awareness, budgeting and debt
Grants for groups/innovative projects - Supports projects such as
self help groups and other innovative projects that will help educate
people about money/debt/consumer issues. Grants of up to £5,000
are available. The next deadline for applications is 31 January 2012.
Grants for individuals - Grants of up to £500 to help pay
towards an approved course that will help improve their ability to
budget and manage their finances. The next deadline for applications
is 28 February 2012.
information can be found
- Nominate Trust £250k Challenge - New Fund for Older Entrepreneurs
Nominate Trust £250k Challenge is supporting digital
entrepreneurs over the age of 55 who have a viable idea for an
internet start-up project which tackles the social problems
afflicting senior citizens, and helps older people access the internet.
programme was launched following research showing there is an urgent
need for more web-based solutions designed for older people, by older
people - as senior citizens are more likely to seek support from
their peers than from younger age groups. Grants of between
£1,000 and £100,000 may be awarded towards projects costing
up to £250,000 in total.
deadline for first stage applications is 1 February 2012. Those
shortlisted must submit their full applications by 1 March 2012. Further
information on their website.
Sector - The Third Sector has launched a new website,
www.thirdsector.co.uk. It features new online resources, including
The Fundraiser's Toolkit, Charities and the Law, and Good Governance.
There are comprehensive good practice guides for all the main
disciplines of voluntary sector work, better blogs, and a streamlined
search facility. And its unrivalled service of daily breaking news
and email bulletins continues as before.
Forces Help are looking for a Hon Secretary, Reigate &
Banstead Division to join their team of 10 volunteers whom are
managed by the Branch Secretary, and is responsible for allocating
cases to the volunteers and monitoring their progress. He or
she can also undertake casework and will be fully trained at
SSAFAs central office in London. This is a marvellous
opportunity to work with and help members or ex-members of the Armed
Forces and their dependents, the majority of whom are now elderly.
For further details, please contact the Volunteer Centre by e-mail
or by calling 01737 762115.
East Surrey is looking to recruit volunteers for their next 10
week training course which starts in February 2012 in Redhill.
If you can spare 4 hours a week and you are a parent/grandparent
yourself and would enjoy visiting a family in their own home, this
would be an ideal volunteering opportunity for you. For further
details, please contact the Volunteer Centre by e-mail
or by calling 01737 762115.