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Derbyshire Dales CVS Email Newsletter
 
 
 
 
Tue 9th May - Tue 9th May
 
9:45am - 12:45pm
 
St Oswald's Church Hall Ashbourne  [ Directions ]
 
We are hosting an event in Ashbourne to share information about the available services for older people in Ashbourne and the Southern Derbyshire Dales.
 
This will be a chance to learn about available services for older people in Ashbourne and the Southern Derbyshire Dales area. You will be able to speak to representatives from the Health, Funding and Voluntary Sectors about any gaps you see in the present service provision.
 
If you have an idea about a new service, this is your chance to speak to DDCVS staff about your project.
 
Please book your place with Jonathan Simcock at Derbyshire Dales CVS.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tue 9th May - Tue 9th May
 
10:00am - 1:00pm
 
Ashford War Memorial Institute  [ Directions ]
 
Rural Action Derbyshire has organised a half-day training seminar on Insurance Cover for Village and Community Halls. The session will be led by Jim Wells, an insurance consultant with ‘Insure your Village Hall’.
 
With over 15 years experience, including the last 6 years specialising in the not-for-profit sector, he has a thorough understanding of the needs of village halls and has given presentations covering the technical aspects of insurance relevant to them. He is certified by the Chartered Insurance Institute. Sessions will include: –
 
  •  what is underinsurance
 
  •  how secure is your hall
 
  •  trustee liability insurance
 
  •  how to minimise risk
 
 
For more information & to book please click here
 
(You may first need to View, Edit Document or Enable Editing in order to complete the booking form electronically).
 
Queries to Helena Stubbs, Direct Line: 01629 592973
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fri 19th May - Fri 19th May
 
10:00am - 4:00pm
 
St Peter's in the City  [ Directions ]
 
Derbyshire’s Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP), called Joined Up Care Derbyshire, is being developed and everyone’s help is needed to support the changes required.
 
The first drop-in session will be in Derby – look out for more details about other sessions which will be held across Derbyshire and visit www.southernderbyshireccg.nhs.uk.
 
For more information about the sessions please email communications@southernderbyshireccg.nhs.uk
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thu 25th May - Thu 25th May
 
10:00am - 12:30pm
 
University of Derby, Kedleston Road  [ Directions ]
 
Community Action Derby, in partnership with the University of Derby, is offering a great opportunity for voluntary and community organisations to find about funding and get advice and support from local businesses.
 
Three funders – Heritage Lottery Fund, Awards for All and Foundation Derbyshire – will be holding information sessions throughout the morning to answer your queries on applying for funding.
 
In addition to funders, local businesses and statutory agencies will be there to offer advice and support – so why not come along and find out more?
 
A great networking event! No need to book just come along – everyone welcome.
 
For more information please email Liz Gumbley at Community Action Derby or call 01332 346266
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tue 13th Jun - Tue 13th Jun
 
11:00am - 3:00pm
 
VCSPD, Compton Offices  [ Directions ]
 
Sport England have brought out a number of new funding streams this year, including a Families Fund due to open on 19th May.
 
If you would like advice on funding and grants for your Sports Club or you have an idea about getting families involved in being active you might want to talk to Edwina about possible funding available. You can book a half-hour one-to-one advice session with Edwina in Ashbourne.
 
Sessions are free to all participants. Priority to Derbyshire Dales based Sports Clubs as Edwina is running session in other parts of the County.
 
To book your place call 01629 812154 or Email DDCVS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
As we are all aware, public buildings and spaces are vital; whether they are local libraries, green spaces or community centres.
 
Years of austerity measures and cuts to local authority budgets have meant that hard-pressed councils are having to sell, cut or shut crucial parts of community infrastructure. Locality (the national network of ambitious and enterprising community-led organisations) has written a report about this and your comments are invited. More information can be found on the Locality website here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Trust awards grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 for capital improvement projects in one of the following categories:
 
  •  community buildings and rooms
 
  •  outdoor spaces
 
  •  play and recreation
 
 
Projects must be open to the public for at least 104 days a year and have a total cost of under £250,000. You must have already secured at least 20% of the total cost. Grants must be close to Veolia operations. For more information visit the Veolia Trust website.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Healthwatch Derbyshire is currently recruiting for the following vacancies:
 
  •  Healthwatch Derbyshire Engagement Officer
 
 
Salary: £22,969
 
Hours: 37 hours per week
 
  •  Service Manager (Mental Health Service Receiver and Carer Engagement Service)
 
 
Salary: £26,520 (pro rata £21,503)
 
Hours: 30 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)
 
  •  Administrator (Mental Health Service Receiver and Carer Engagement Service)
 
 
Salary: £16,000 (pro rata £10,810)
 
Hours: 25 hours per week (5 hours per day Mon-Fri, hours by agreement)
 
  •  Engagement Officer x 3 (Mental Health Service Receiver and Carer Engagement Service)
 
 
Salary: £22,969 (pro rata 30 hrs £18,624, 24 hrs £14,899)
 
Hours:  2 x 30 hour posts, 1 x 24 hour post (to be worked flexibly)
 
Closing date for all applications: 28th April 2017
 
For more information, application forms, person specifications and job descriptions please follow the link: http://www.healthwatchderbyshire.co.uk/r ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Just a reminder that the Better Derbyshire Dales Fund will support organisations or specific projects that aim to develop or strengthen communities and/or people’s health and well-being. We are also interested in supporting less popular causes and work that supports disadvantaged and marginalised sections of the community. There is a capital strand that will support village halls, community centres and sports clubs with costs towards improving facilities for their community.
 
The grants scheme also includes funds from North Derbyshire CCG and Derbyshire County Council Public Health and therefore we welcome applications from community groups doing something that has a health and well-being benefit.
 
There are quarterly rounds for applications with the next closing date being Friday 5th May 2017.
 
Please contact Sarah Paisley or Jonathan Simcock at DDCVS for an application form. Tel 01629 812154 or email enquiries@ddcvs.org.uk
 
The form can also be downloaded from our website by going to http://www.ddcvs.org.uk/projects
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Are you interested in supporting people living with or recovering from mental health illnesses? Do you live in Derbyshire and feel passionate about equal services and support for all? If so, the Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health would love to talk to you about being a Volunteer Executive Trustee.
 
Currently, there are vacancies on the Executive Board and the organisation is seeking to appoint Trustees to join the small, professional, warm and supportive Board. They are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about the work, can think strategically and contribute their skills and experience to develop the organisation.
 
Ideally, but not necessary, candidates should have experience in one of the following:
 
  •  Health and Social care
 
  •  Fundraising / Finance
 
  •  Human Resources / Volunteer Management
 
  •  Strategic Planning
 
 
The role involves a time commitment of approx 5 – 8 hours a quarter to attend Board meetings (bi-monthly) and carry out other Trustee duties. The role is a volunteer post but out of pocket expenses will be paid.
 
For an informal discussion about the role of Trustee, contact the Chief Executive, Rona Rawson, on 01629 733915. The position of Trustee is subject to a DBS check and two references.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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