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Safeguarding portal: Call for user testers from small charities

18 September 2020 - 1:53pm

In January 2020, DCMS published an online tool to help charities in England to handle the reporting of safeguarding allegations about the behaviour or actions of a person in their charity.  In order to continually improve this service, DCMS is seeking

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Volunteering Matters - Journey Makers

25 August 2020 - 4:22pm

On behalf of The Department of Transport, Volunteering Matters are coordinating a nationwide volunteering programme called Journey Makers, to assist travellers at transport hubs as lockdown restrictions begin to ease.

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Furlonteers available - does your organisation need a hand?

17 June 2020 - 2:36pm

Furlonteer is a new not-for-profit project to support the charity sector during the coronavirus outbreak.  It harnesses the potential of the millions of skilled employees who have been furloughed and are looking for ways to help and fill their time. 

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Taking steps towards re-opening buildings and re-starting services

5 June 2020 - 10:03am

Many of Middlesbrough’s voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) are thinking about what re-opening safely means for them.  Clearly, there won’t be a standard answer that suits every organisation but there are some common questions starting to arise:

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Cheer for the volunteers!

2 June 2020 - 11:38am

Here at MVDA we're celebrating Volunteers Week - a week long effort to celebrate our incredible volunteers. This is an annual celebration to recognise the contribution of volunteers who dedicate their time to help good causes. 

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