News: VAR News

Help us to celebrate Rotherham volunteers! *Date for your diary*

16th April

For the last few years, Voluntary Action Rotherham and partners from across the borough have celebrated volunteering throughout the month of June and 2018 promises to be even bigger and better!

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Young People Celebrated at Awards Night

16th April

The Children, Young People and Families Consortium hosted a borough wide awards ceremony for young people at The Carlton Park Hotel on Friday 23rd February 2018.

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Rotherham Pay it Forward is now open

10th April

Rotherham Pay it Forward is a brand new initiative that launched following a networking opportunity 16th March 2018. The aim of this project is to enable community sector groups in Rotherham to tackle austerity measures through acts of giving and peer support.

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Be Cancer Safe survey

21st March

The Be Cancer Safe movement in Rotherham and Barnsley need your help. Please take a few moments to complete a short survey to support this local cancer awareness project.

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Health Volunteer Ambassador Project Key Achievements 2015-2018

20th March

Voluntary Action Rotherham developed and delivered a programme which saw volunteers cascading key health messages. Messages reflected local need and were informed by Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group who partnered with VAR to find new ways of reaching patients.

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Be Cancer Safe launches in Rotherham and Barnsley

14th March

An exciting new initiative to increase cancer awareness across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire is underway in our area.

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Rotherham Hosts Active Citizens from Around the Globe

27th February

VAR and RUCST hosted active citizens from around the world in Rotherham, for a three day, packed, international study visit in February.   

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Local people to improve cancer survival in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw

14th February

Voluntary Action Rotherham will be delivering activities in Rotherham and Barnsley in this new initiative being launched this month to increase cancer awareness across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and North Derbyshire.

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Back to Basics project to support organisations to be the best they can be

22nd January

We are launching a brand new Awards for All funded project supporting organisations in Rotherham in a number of key areas including HR, health and Safety, Safeguarding, and GDPR.

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Is your group looking for an experienced personal trainer or some health/ wellbeing support?

16th January

Voluntary Action Rotherham has recently been approached by a lady who lives in Rotherham, who is offering her skills and experience in a health a wellbeing role. 

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