Funding with short deadlines for community led organisations, challenging discrimination, fighting poverty and promoting human rights, Heritage organisations, and Arts for mental health. Plus health charities and energy advice. Plus news around SME grants, and a funding call for start-up business training/support.
Could you put together a project to help support people back into work, in the Coast to Coast area? CLLD is inviting expressions of interest.
Reed is offering a range of free online training which would be ideal for people to improve their employment opportunities, while furloughed, or shielding, whether volunteers, staff members or people being supported in the community.
Have you got 10 minutes spare to fill in the UK 2020 Charity Digital Skills Survey? It will help assess the sector needs in the context of COVID-19.
During this time of isolation, The National Careers Service are offering confidential information, advice and guidance on work, skills and education, by calling 0800 100900.
Could your organisation use some DWP money to help support people into work or to claim Universal Credit? The Universal Credit Transition Fund Grant application process is open until 31 March.
Improved support for veterans – the new Office for Veterans’ Affairs, a strategy, a railcard, and guaranteed interviews for civil service jobs, with more innovations to come.
Active Plus has launched a new project, offering veteran-specific support through their Positive People project. Do you know someone who could use this 1-to-1 support?
Volunteer Cornwall is considering a Volunteer Passport, and would like to hear from volunteers and organisations who host them, to help their planning. Can you answer a few questions?
The 2020 Technovation Challenge has launched, for teams of girls and young women to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.
Amber offers residential supported accommodation for young people 16-30, to help them develop their life skills, employability and wellbeing. In Devon.
Two items of news – rises to the national minimum wage promised, and deprivation in coastal areas.
Inclusion Cornwall, disAbility Cornwall, Jobcentre Plus and Kernow Credit Union are launching Village Works, in Helston, Camelford and Bude areas, helping jobless people into work.
Smart Works has launched a capsule clothing and accessories range in high street stores, with matched items being given to women for interviews.
Get new Microsoft software and broadband cheap – special offer for VCSE community.
Surveys on business skills in Cornwall and for families of armed forces personnel experiencing addiction
Dress 2 Impress, a new campaign between the Charity Retail Association and Debut, a recruitment group, helping people choose appropriate clothing for interviews – on a budget.
A quick run-down of events and awareness raising occasions in July: the Samaritans, the marine environment, hepatitis, mesothelioma and youth skills – any of these resonate with your work?
Sources of ongoing support in jobseeking, including making adaptations for people with sight loss, or other disabilities.
Employability Day, on 28 June, celebrating organisations that help people back into work, and promoting the steps that can be taken, to local businesses. Get involved!