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  • Adult Safeguarding – Updated Information
    Published July 31, 2017
    At our recent Volunteers Managers Forum, Steve Dixon, from Devon Safeguarding Adults Board, delivered a workshop on Safeguarding Adult Awareness.  Covering changes from the Care Act 2014 including terms, definitions, types of abuse and reporting. There is a lot of information available to help grou...
  • Youth Work in Devon, Small Grant Fund
    Published June 2, 2017
    The Small Grants Fund is administered on behalf of Devon County Council by space*, under the banner of ‘Youth Work In Devon’, a partnership with VOYC: as such all groups must be registered with VOYC and meet the following criteria to qualify. In order to be eligible, the majority of the young pe...
  • Job Vacancy – Help at Home Workers Needed
    Published May 4, 2017
    Home Support Workers required in Bideford and West of Barnstaple for our Ageing Well Help at Home Service. Duties may include; cleaning, laundry, light meal preparation, help with correspondence, shopping etc. Applicants should be empathetic towards older people Zero hours contract Flexible hour...
  • Spring 2017 Budget – Key Points
    Published March 15, 2017
    The Chancellor revealed the Spring 2017 budget on the 8th March. Micheal Birtwistle of NCVO picks out the key points affecting charities in his blog, he says, of the budget, “While the chancellor projected a vision of strength for the UK economy, the overall context for charities remains one o...
  • NCVO warns of ‘even more pressure on charities’ in 2017
    Published March 1, 2017
    Charities should expect to see income from donations and government grants continue to be squeezed while demand increases, NCVO has warned in its annual review of the operating environment. The Road Ahead: A review of the voluntary sector‘s operating environment, says the combined effect of de...