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Rotherham Volunteer Centre free volunteer recruitment service

22nd August

Many groups don’t realise that they can register on the VAR website to recruit volunteers. It’s a free service and takes minutes to register!

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There’s still time to get your nomination forms in for the Rotherham Community Achievement Awards

18th August

We have extended the deadline for this year’s Community Achievement Awards to 12 noon Friday 1st September, so there is still time to get your nominations in.

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Did you know VAR offers free funding support?

14th August

Our staff have vast experience in supporting community groups, organisations and social enterprises to find and secure grant funding opportunities for new and existing projects.

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Do you know any Rotherham groups who need some extra help?

10th August

Many groups don’t realise that they can register on our website to recruit volunteers. It’s a free service and takes minutes to register!

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Good Practice on Renewal of DBS checks

26th July

Do you carry out DBS checks on your staff and volunteers? Did you know that, although the DBS set no legal timescales on when they are renewed, many organisations consider it good practice to renew them every three years?

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Invitation to Tender – Filming and video production – Rotherham Community Achievement Awards

13th July

Voluntary Action Rotherham is inviting tenders for the provision of filming and video production for its 2017 Community Achievement Awards.

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Rotherham Volunteer Coordinator Network continues to thrive!

11th July

This vibrant and supportive group continues to engage volunteer coordinators (paid and unpaid) from across Rotherham, South Yorkshire and beyond and from across the local VCS and public sector; representing a strong and respected ‘voice’ in terms of volunteering issues.

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Hundreds Come Together To Say a ‘Big’ Thank You to Rotherham’s Army of Volunteers

28th June

Community spirit was strong at the recent BIG Volunteer Walk as hundreds turned out to show their support in spite of and despite the awful weather.

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Rotherham Charity CEO Receives MBE in Queen’s Honours List

27th June

Janet Wheatley, Chief Executive of Voluntary Action Rotherham for 14 years, has been awarded a MBE for services to Voluntary Action Rotherham and the community in South Yorkshire

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Supporting your Group to gain Royal recognition

15th June

We will be joined by the Mayor of Rotherham Cllr Eve Rose Keenan, HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire Mr.Andrew Coombes and Assessors from the Duke of York Community Initiative team. During this session you will be introduced to two award programmes which may lead to royal recognition for the work that you do.

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