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Newsletter 27 Jan 2017

Date: 10 Jan 2017     

High Peak CVS

Newsletter 27 Jan 2017

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News: Safeguarding Training

Free Training: Child Sexual Exploitation: Recognising, Responding and Reporting

The Alexi project is currently running a short series of one-day free training sessions across Derbyshire for volunteers and voluntary sector practitioners who are currently working with children and young people in charities, not-for-profit organisations or community groups in Derby or Derbyshire.

Safe and Sound's Alexi project aims to extend strategically the capacity and reach of our child sexual exploitation (CSE) services by offering a free advisory, training and support service to workers initially in Derbyshire and extending into Staffordshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

The aim is to support those working with children and young people in the Derbyshire Voluntary Sector - including those from charities, children’s centres, church groups, youth clubs and after school services (where these are run by volunteers or on a not-for-profit basis)  - is equipped and skilled to recognise and respond effectively to child sexual exploitation. 

Click on a date below to find out what is included in the training and to book your free place. 

Derby – March 6 2017, 9-4.30pm

Chesterfield – May 10 2010, 9-4.30pm

They can only accept 3 delegates per organisation on any one date or spread across the three dates and strictly only those from the voluntary and not-for-profit sector based in Derby or Derbyshire. Those working for the public sector including local authorities, schools and NHS will not be eligible for this course. Bookings by those who are not eligible will be cancelled.

News: Rotary Club of Buxton 50:50 Swimathon

Saturday 11 March at Buxton Swimming Pool 3.30 to 6 pm.

Swim for half-an-hour and raise money for your cause or charity and theirs!

The money your sponsorship raises is split equally between your cause and equipping a school classroom in Neema School, Kenya. The primary school, which now has five classrooms and 250 pupils, was built by the determined efforts since 2001, of Geoff and Margaret Trimby of Hadfield, who set up the Neema School Kenya Trust.

More information, entry, sponsorship and parental consent forms (for those under 18 on 11 March) is on the club's website, or by you can email f.kardahji@gmail.com or call in to Buxton Podiatry Practice, 1A The Savoy, Hall Bank, Buxton, SK17 6EW (01298 23715). Team entries must be in by 3 March latest.

www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/page.php?PgID=620343&ClubID=272

News: Films at Furness Centre

Furness Vale Community Centre Event, Yeardsley Lane.

Matinee and Evening for each film - doors open 2pm for 2.30pm programme and 7.00 pm for 7.30pm.

February 17th – Bridget Jones Baby

March 17th – Girl on the Train

April 21st – A Street Cat Named Bob

Refreshments available. Bar open throughout til 12.30 No entrance charge but suggested donation of £3.00 or £2.50 for concessions to help towards future funding of the project.

Inform Susanne Lomas or Frances Footitt if you would like to be on an email list for monthly reminders and information - susanne.lomas@gmail.com

News: Derbyshire Befriending Champions

Help lonely and isolated people across Derbyshire as a Befriending Champion.

  • Do you work or volunteer in a role that brings you into contact with the public?
  • Do you want to help people in Derbyshire who are lonely or isolated?
  • Are you part of a local group which supports people who are lonely or isolated?
  • Do you have an idea that could help reduce loneliness or isolation in your area?

As a Befriending Champion you will receive:

  • Free training to give you the skills and knowledge to become a Befriending Champion - lunch provided!
  • The chance to be part of a network of other likeminded Befriending Champions
  • Support to help you or people you help to develop ideas for projects that reduce isolation and loneliness
  • The chance to apply for a microgrant to make project or activity ideas become a reality
  • Other training opportunities – such as becoming a Dementia Friend

The next Befriending Champions Training Sessions will be held in:

  • Chesterfield on Tuesday 24th January 2017
  • Swadlincote on Wednesday 25th January 2017
  • Ashbourne on Tuesday 31st January 2017 and
  • Whaley Bridge on Wednesday 8th February 2017.

All sessions run from 9.30am until 3.15pm

To find out more about being a Befriending Champion and the microgrant scheme, please contact Richard Murrell, Befriending Champion Co-ordinator:
Tel: 01283 219761 Email: champions@sdcvs.org.uk

News: Wheels to Work Derbyshire

The Wheels to Work Project is aimed at people living in rural Derbyshire who wish to access work and training placements, but who are prevented from doing so because of transport difficulties.

There are two main ways Wheels to Work can help residents of Derbyshire:

  • Moped Loan Scheme 
  • Bicycle to Work

www.wheelstowork.org

News: Healthwatch Derbyshire Speak Out Newsletter

Healthwatch Derbyshire have recently released their Winter edition of the Speak Out Newsletter.

Jobs

News: Volunteer Creative Role with Young People

Funny Wonders in Buxton is recruiting volunteers for their new project 'Changing Faces' which is supported by Children in Need.

The role is to help support local, "disadvantaged" young people at their creative workshops between 3.15pm-5.15pm (or at least until 3.45pm if you aren't available for the whole workshop), term-time Tuesdays and some Saturdays at the Green Man Gallery, Hardwick Hall in Buxton. The project runs from mid-February to December but you don't need to commit to every workshop. 

Volunteers should be kind, patient and up for a spot of creative mayhem! Workshops will focus on puppetry, music and multimedia arts. Training will be provided. This is a great opportunity for anyone who would like to work with young people, help and support others or to just get involved in a vibrant community arts group. "We have lots going on this year, we just need more people!"

For more information about the role or about getting involved with Funny Wonders generally email hello@funnywonders.org.uk or go to their website www.funnywonders.org.uk

Job: South West Peak Community Engagement Officer

Organisation: Support Staffordshire

Salary: 30 hours a week £23,000 pro rata

This is an opportunity to be part of a 5 year landscape partnership scheme working to make the South West Peak a healthier and better functioning landscape for people and wildlife. To find out more go to www.southwestpeak.co.uk  

If you are a great communicator and can motivate people to get involved, and you have experience of working with communities and voluntary groups, helping them to develop and deliver effective projects, then the Community Engagement post could be the job for you. 

If your expertise lies in understanding funding sources for community projects and how small grant schemes work, and you have experience of advising voluntary and community groups, then the Community Grants post may fit you.  

Both posts need experience of working successfully with partners from different sectors and an understanding of environment and heritage issues.

Main base Leek with travel.

For an application pack, please email carol.sheldon@supportstaffordshire.org.uk 
or call Carol Sheldon on 01538 381356 

Closing date: 5pm Friday 17 February
Interview date: Thursday 2 March

Job: South West Peak Community Grants Officer

Organisation: Support Staffordshire

Salary: 14 hours a week £23,000 pro rata

This is an opportunity to be part of a 5 year landscape partnership scheme working to make the South West Peak a healthier and better functioning landscape for people and wildlife. To find out more go to www.southwestpeak.co.uk  

If you are a great communicator and can motivate people to get involved, and you have experience of working with communities and voluntary groups, helping them to develop and deliver effective projects, then the Community Engagement post could be the job for you. 

If your expertise lies in understanding funding sources for community projects and how small grant schemes work, and you have experience of advising voluntary and community groups, then the Community Grants post may fit you.  

Both posts need experience of working successfully with partners from different sectors and an understanding of environment and heritage issues.

Main base Leek with travel.

For an application pack, please email carol.sheldon@supportstaffordshire.org.uk 
or call Carol Sheldon on 01538 381356 

Closing date: 5pm Friday 17 February
Interview date: Thursday 2 March

Job: Assistant Grants Officer

Organisation: Foundation Derbyshire

Salary: £15,000 £18,000 dependant on experience, 22.5 hours per week

To support the grants team with the application and monitoring processes as well as offering front line support to local community groups and charities seeking financial help.

www.foundationderbyshire.org/job-vacancy-foundation-derbyshire/

Job: Derbyshire Trusted Befriending Network Coordinator

Organisation: South Derbyshire CVS

Salary: £23,935 pro rata

To support a countywide network of befriending services, providing information and support, organising meetings and training, encouraging uptake of our quality standard and promoting the benefits of befriending. The role will involve travel across Derbyshire.

Closing Date: Wed 8 Feb at 5pm

sdcvs.org.uk/vacancies

Job: Fundraising and Business Relationship Coordinator

Organisation: Junction Arts

Salary: £25,000 per annum (pro-rata) - 15 hrs per week (2 days)

Responsible for: The implementation of the Junction Arts ‘Fundraising & Income Generation Plan’. This involves developing and managing relationships with businesses and potential donors including trusts and foundations, coordinating fundraising campaigns and achieving fundraising and income generation targets.    

Job Profile: The Fundraising & Business Relationship Coordinator will play a leading role in the delivery of activity outlined in Junction Arts successful ‘Catalyst: Evolve’ Arts Council England funded programme.

Closing Date: 9 February at 5pm. Interviews: 20 February.

junctionarts.org/opportunity/fundraiser_job/

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