Advice around the coronavirus in sign language, for trustees, first aiders, and those working in criminal justice sector, plus help for rough sleepers, and statements from the BBC and Royal Mail.
A free one-hour consultation with digital professionals is available to help charities to improve their in-house digital skills.
Cornwall Council has approved a budget that will improve social care provision, as well as climate change plans, rural transport, and waste, and introduce a Real Living Wage for Council staff.
Music Education Hubs are being given £85m in funding from Government to encourage children and young people to learn music in schools.
Fifteen Cornwall and Cornwall Food Foundation are to close, with immediate effect, following an independent financial review, it has been announced.
Child safety and care in the news: reporting child sexual abuse, school exclusions, counterfeit toys, smacking ban in Scotland, self harm on Instagram, care homes calling police, bullying, pneumonia, and gaming.
Might you be interested in free peer-to-peer leadership development for the health & wellbeing voluntary sector? #cascadingleadership
Fast track course for new recruits in the charity sector looking to develop their careers – online course starting soon – apply by 8 November.
Students are starting work this week on the first Social Change degree course to be offered int he UK, with 3-days-per-week placements at leading UK charities.
Get new Microsoft software and broadband cheap – special offer for VCSE community.
Tools & info on: suicide, human rights, RSE & drug rehab (for professionals), mental health in young people, anti hate-crime animations, and health costs support.
If your organisation is considering taking on an apprentice, or already has one, then you’ll want to read this – info for employers and awards for apprentices.
Free mental health at work online training available to organisations with less than 250 employees, in all sectors.
Learn how you can get qualifications to support vulnerable refugees and immigrants, and the new migrant workers pilot scheme, plus the first six months of the anti-modern slavery app Safe Car Wash.
Who Dares Works courses, for those not in employment, starting soon in Penzance, Helston and Hayle.
Cornwall Council announces plans for a new Special School in Bodmin, for children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, and EHC plans.
Family Foraging Kitchen is looking for new members for their board of directors, with the skills to help them grow and keep them in line.
Applications have opened for the Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Trade Up Programme, with info sessions this week and next in Truro, offering support to grow your business’s impact.
Find out about the latest news from the Growth Programme – transport links to the Scillies, Living Well to Work project, and digital support.
Local training organisations are invited to tender for Game Changer funding offered by Rio for basic skills training.