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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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17
Jun

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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05
Jun

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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02
Jun

Time to cheer for the volunteers!

20 May 2020 - 11:33am

To celebrate upcoming Volunteers Week (1st – 7th June) Middlesbrough Volunteer Centre is planning a couple of activities which we’d love you to join in with. Nationally NCVO is not running a campaign this year, however we felt the efforts shown by people stepping up to volunteer in the current crisis is too amazing to pass by.

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20
May

Facemasks for volunteers

20 May 2020 - 8:30am

MVDA has been asked to help source facemasks; local organisations want to keep volunteers safe but don’t want to take away supplies that could be going to NHS staff or other frontline workers. In the recent Outlook e-bulletin we invited you to tell us about suppliers you know about that can provide facemasks for volunteers.

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20
May