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Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is an umbrella organisation for voluntary and community organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our aim is to work with others to create a thriving voluntary sector that effectively serves Cornwall and its people.

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New plan launched to help Social Enterprises thrive in Cornwall

Posted on September 11, 2014 by Claire in Convergence, Future Skills, News, VSF Latest

A new plan has been put in place to help Social Enterprises in Cornwall to identify challenges and opportunities and develop their activity in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Ahead of the UK’s first ever ‘Social Saturday’ on 13th September, Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum (Cornwall VSF) has published the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly: Social Enterprise Zone Strategy 2014 – 2020, which looks at ways we can develop Cornwall’s economy and reinvest the profit to maximise social impact. Read more »

Local businesses offer professional expertise to charities in Cornwall

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Claire in News, Support, VSF Latest

A new Cornish initiative has been launched which will see local businesses offer professional expertise and advice to charities and voluntary organisations in Cornwall. ‘Community Assist’, which is funded by the European Social Fund, will draw from a network of professional firms to provide free advice and support to local voluntary and community groups. Read more »

Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency Stakeholder Event 10th October

Posted on October 1, 2014 by Peter Burton in News

Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA) stakeholder event Read more »

October Youth Work Courses in Camborne

Posted on October 1, 2014 by Peter Burton in Children & Young People, News, Skills, Training

Penwith Community Development Trust are holding two Youth Work Courses in October/November Read more »

Specialist Employment Support for Young People

Posted on September 30, 2014 by Peter Burton in Children & Young People, News, Skills development and training, Support, Training

United Response Cornwall Supported Employment has just a few places left on their Project 180 – Turning Lives Around for Young People (16-24) programme. This specifically offers specialist employment support for young people with LDD (learning disabilities or difficulties) who are either NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training), or are at risk of becoming NEET. This programme is funded by the European Social Fund and managed by the Cornwall Learning Partnership. Specialist Job Coaches will provide individualised tailored and support for each young person … Read more »

St Austell Carers Forum in St Austell October 3rd

Posted on September 30, 2014 by Peter Burton in Health, News, Support

St Austell Carers Forum meeting on Friday 3 October in St Austell. Read more »

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