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UK organisations launch new Volunteer Charter to increase the number of disabled people volunteering

Latest News from CSV - Thu, 11/12/2014 - 11:30am
A new Volunteer Charter to increase the number of disabled volunteers across the UK has been launched with backing from the government.   The Disability Action Alliance (DAA) has joined with Community Service Volunteers (CSV) and Disability Rights UK (DRUK) to create the DAA Volunteer Charter and is calling for organisations to pledge their support.   It asks organisations to not only offer and promote volunteering opportunities to disabled people but also provide personalised support and references for future employment. &nb

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Local Girl is one of 100 disabled youngsters taking part in a new work shadowing initiative

Latest News from CSV - Wed, 10/12/2014 - 3:06pm
The UK’s leading volunteering charity has created opportunities for 100 young people with physical and learning disabilities to take part in work shadowing opportunities to inspire them into work.   Community Service Volunteers (CSV) launched a new initiative on Wednesday 3 December, funded by the Department for Work and Pension (DWP), to inspire disabled people into work across the UK and tackle employ

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One hundred young disabled people to shadow prominent figures to inspire them into work

Latest News from CSV - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:39am

The UK’s leading volunteering charity has created opportunities for 100 young people with physical and learning disabilities to take part in work shadowing opportunities to inspire them into work.

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) is launching a new initiative, funded by the Department for Work and Pension (DWP), to inspire disabled people into work across the UK and tackle employer’s misconceptions about hiring disabled employees.

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A budding young politician is one of 100 young people taking part in new disabled work shadowing initiative

Latest News from CSV - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:38am
Twenty-five-year old David Nicholson, is one of 100 disabled young people with physical and learning difficulties helping launch ‘Inspiring Disabled Young People’, a new initiative to inspire disabled young people into work and tackle employer’s misconceptions about hiring disabled employees.   Organised by the UK’s leading volunteering charity Comm

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Girl who battled to recovery from a coma is one of 100 disabled youngsters taking part in a new work shadowing initiative

Latest News from CSV - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:31am
The UK’s leading volunteering charity has created opportunities for 100 young people with physical and learning disabilities to take part in work shadowing opportunities to inspire them into work.   Community Service Volunteers (CSV) has launched a new initiative, funded by the Department for Work and Pension (DWP), to inspire disabled people into work across the UK and tackle employer’s misconceptions about hiring disabled employees.  <

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One hundred young disabled people to shadow prominent figures to inspire them into work

Latest News from CSV - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:28am
The UK’s leading volunteering charity has created opportunities for 100 young people with physical and learning disabilities to take part in work shadowing opportunities to inspire them into work.   Community Service Volunteers (CSV) is launching a new initiative, funded by the Department for Work and Pension (DWP), to inspire disabled young people into work across the UK and tackle employer’s misconceptions about hiring disabled employees.   Today’s launch of ‘Inspiring Disabled Young People’ (3 December)

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Ex Bollywood producer turned charity worker wins top award for her work with migrants

Latest News from CSV - Thu, 20/11/2014 - 4:14pm

Gauri Desai, a former Bollywood producer who now works for Community Service Volunteers (CSV) has won a prestigious Active Citizens of Europe Award (ACE) for her work with migrants in Ipswich.

Gauri, 45, came to Ipswich from India with her husband and son ten years ago and started volunteering with CSV to help her fit in with the Suffolk community, make friends and use her skills.

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"Our Environment, Our Future" funded portfolio launched

Latest News from CSV - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:44am

Our Environment, Our Future is a Big Lottery funded portfolio that will see £30m being invested across the UK to support young people (aged 11-24) to improve their local environments. 

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The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week

Latest News from CSV - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 4:05pm

 

The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week.

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) runs befriending projects across England, Scotland and Wales helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and lonely older people.

To celebrate the important role of volunteer befrienders, CSV is attending the Befriending Networks Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Friday (7 Nov) heralding the end of Befriending Week.

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The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week

Latest News from CSV - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 4:05pm

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) runs befriending projects across England, Scotland and Wales helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and lonely older people.

To celebrate the important role of volunteer befrienders, CSV is attending the Befriending Networks Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Friday (7 Nov) heralding the end of Befriending Week.

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The UK’s leading volunteering charity is celebrating National Befriending Week

Latest News from CSV - Mon, 03/11/2014 - 4:04pm

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) runs befriending projects across England, Scotland and Wales helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds and lonely older people.

To celebrate the important role of volunteer befrienders, CSV is attending the Befriending Networks Annual Conference in Edinburgh on Friday (7 Nov) heralding the end of Befriending Week.

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Bank on helping the environment with an Action Earth grant

Latest News from CSV - Thu, 25/09/2014 - 3:33pm

In recent weeks, outdoor volunteers across Scotland have been planning a series of environmental activities to welcome in the autumnal months.

Activities will see disability groups developing a horticultural centre in Falkirk, Ethnic Minority Women’s Groups training in gardening skills in North Edinburgh, and a commuters group in Croy reclaiming derelict land around the train station, to name but a few.

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