VSI Alliance

VSI Alliance: Voluntary Sector Open Day 

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If you’re looking for a career in the VCSE sector, this will be the perfect opportunity to meet local VCSE Organisations and find out about volunteering opportunities across Calderdale.

No need to book in advance, you can just drop in.

Monday 23rd January 20231pm – 6pm (Drop in)VAC Resource Centre, 8b Hall St Halifax HX1 5AY 

 

The Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector offers an array of both volunteering and paid job opportunities.

VSI Alliance Update 13 January 2023

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on available funding, local events, consultations, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and local organisations.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

Open Day to Promote the Calderdale VCSE Sector – Apply by January 12th

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The VSI Alliance is holding an Open Day at the Resource Centre, 8b Hall Street, HX1 5AY on Monday 23rd January between 1 and 6pm.

The event is designed to showcase the work of the VCSE sector in Calderdale and highlight vacancies, volunteering opportunities and trusteeships that are available throughout the sector.

This event may be a good opportunity to support guests with the completion of job applications for vacancies at VAC as well as holding first interviews where appropriate.  If you are interested as an organisation in following this approach, please contact VSI and to ensure that there is space available for you to do this.

If you are interested in attending as an organisation to showcase your work, volunteering opportunities and job vacancies, please email Engagement@cvac.org.uk

 

Express your interest 

VSI Alliance Update 16 December 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on available funding, local events, consultations, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and local organisations.

Read the updates here

 

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

Money Counts Training for Calderdale December 14th

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Money Counts training for Calderdale: Promoting a cash first approach to food insecurity

Access the Calderdale ‘Worrying about money?’ LeafletThe Calderdale ‘Worrying about money?’ leaflet is a straightforward resource for people facing financial crisis and support workers to quickly see available cash first support options and which local agencies are best placed to help.Now more than ever, it is vital that people facing money worries are linked to cash first advice and support at the earliest opportunity. These one-hour online training sessions are for frontline staff, volunteers and elected representatives in Calderdale who may have brief conversations with people about their money worries or financial struggles as part of their work.After the one-hour session you will:
  • Be fully aware of the local financial advice and support options which are available in Calderdale.
  • Feel confident about using the Calderdale ‘worrying about money?’ leaflet to ask people about wider money worries and guide them to support.
  • Understand more about the importance of a ‘cash first’ approach to food insecurity.
The session will be taking place on Wednesday 14th DecemberFor more information and to secure a place on the training session – please use the ‘Book Here’ button.

VSI Alliance Update 09 December 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on available funding, local events, consultations, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and local organisations.

Read the updates here

 

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

Calderdale Cost of Living Fund – Apply by December 9th

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There is £226,950 available with contributions from –

  • Calderdale Council
  • West Yorkshire Combined Authority via the Mayor’s Cost of Living Emergency Fund
  • Community Foundation for Calderdale.

This funding is designed to help local voluntary and community groups continue to support people in need throughout Winter as the demand for services rises. There are 3 strands to the funding – Emergency SupportPrevention (warm & welcoming spaces) and Building Resilience. These strands have been brought together in to one fund to try and reduce the amount of time local groups spend on writing applications. Please note, the majority of funds need to be spent by end March 2023 as the focus for the fund is supporting Calderdale residents through the Winter. You can apply for one, two or all three strands of funding if your organisation is eligible. Click on the button below to apply online before the closing date for applications on Friday 9th December 10am.S

Apply before December 9th

VSI Alliance Update 02 December 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on local events and available training, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and consultations.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

VSI Alliance Update 25 November 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on local events and available training, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and consultations.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.

VSI Alliance Update 18 November 2022

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VSI Alliance News & Events
Newsflash from the Voluntary Sector Infrastructure (VSI) Alliance team

Read the latest updates from the VSI alliance. You will find information on local events and available training, job opportunities and volunteering options. The newsletter also highlights current campaigns and consultations.

Read the updates here

About VSI Alliance:

All staff at the VSI Alliance are available remotely to support you and your organisation at this time with various aspects of your work, along with providing key information and resources. For support/advice, please contact info@vsialliance.org.uk, or visit www.vsialliance.org.uk for more contact details.