VAS aims to grow Sheffield’s Network of Hubs and Welcoming Places

Written by Voluntary Action Sheffield Voluntary and community organisations play a vital role, alongside Sheffield City Council and other statutory services, in supporting people in Sheffield. Community organisations are dealing with the many issues people face as the cost of living rises, including poor mental wellbeing and increasing poverty. The cost-of-living crisis in the UK … Continue reading VAS aims to grow Sheffield’s Network of Hubs and Welcoming Places

Your invitation to the VAS AGM on Weds 19 Oct

Written by Voluntary Action Sheffield We are delighted to invite you to join Voluntary Action Sheffield for our AGM. The AGM will be held on Wednesday October 19th from 2pm to 4.00pm at The Circle, Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW Arrival and registration for the event is from 1:30pm, with the business of the AGM due to begin at 2pm. We aim to … Continue reading Your invitation to the VAS AGM on Weds 19 Oct

Job vacancy: Sheffield Community Makers Volunteer Co-ordinator (VAS)

Category: Development & Support Organisation: Voluntary Action Sheffield Job Description This role will offer core support for the recruitment, interview and induction stages, building capacity for host organisations so they can safely include and support volunteers and work to engage underrepresented prospective volunteers. Core functions ● Good practice volunteering advice and support to partners ● … Continue reading Job vacancy: Sheffield Community Makers Volunteer Co-ordinator (VAS)

Changing Futures workshops on Multiple Disadvantage (28 Jun) and Risk Management (20 Jul) with VAS

Voluntary Action Sheffield (VAS) is putting on two workshops in respect of the Changing Futures programme, a national initiative funding local organisations to work in partnership to better support those who experience multiple disadvantages, including homelessness, substance misuse, mental health issues, domestic abuse and contact with the criminal justice system. Sheffield is one of 15 … Continue reading Changing Futures workshops on Multiple Disadvantage (28 Jun) and Risk Management (20 Jul) with VAS

Job vacancy: New Beginnings Employment & Education Advisor at VAS

Voluntary Action Sheffield (VAS) is seeking a full-time Employment and Education Advisor to work 35 hours per week in Sheffield. Core functions Support to refugees and asylum seekers to access employment, education, and training opportunities necessary to enable them to get work in line with their goals,Support organisations to positively employ refugeesDevelop partnerships with individual … Continue reading Job vacancy: New Beginnings Employment & Education Advisor at VAS

Job vacancy: Sheffield Youth – Neighbourhoods and Communities (SY-NC) Programme Co-ordinator (Voluntary Action Sheffield)

Category - Managerial Organisation - Voluntary Action Sheffield Job Description As a result of this programme, we aim for:  • Fewer children and young people drawn into exploitation, gang/criminal behaviour and the criminal justice system• A more confident and skilled community workforce, including a future focused new talent pipeline• More resilient communities, with families and local … Continue reading Job vacancy: Sheffield Youth – Neighbourhoods and Communities (SY-NC) Programme Co-ordinator (Voluntary Action Sheffield)

Sheffield Autism Partnership Network monthly meeting agenda for Tues 28 Sept

Sheffield Autism Partnership (SAPN) next monthly meeting will take place on Tuesday 28 September (10:30am–12:30pm) with all interested parties welcome to attend. Melissa Simmonds, Adult Autism Project Coordinator at Voluntary Action Sheffield, will be talking about grants SAPN is making available to the Voluntary and Community Sector. Guest speaker Karen Walke from the South Yorkshire … Continue reading Sheffield Autism Partnership Network monthly meeting agenda for Tues 28 Sept

Job vacancy: Employment Support Worker (VAS)

Voluntary Action Sheffield -Job Description for Employment Support Worker Job Purpose We are looking for someone that is passionate about supporting people into work or training. A Creative thinker who can work in different and creative ways in order to reach individuals and engage them in activity that will support their own personal development. You … Continue reading Job vacancy: Employment Support Worker (VAS)

Job vacancy: Engagement and Equality Lead (Voluntary Action Sheffield)

Job Description Job title:                                        Engagement and Equality Lead Salary grade:                                £27,500 per annum (initially 6 months fixed term, subject to funding) Hours:                                            28 hours per week. The post may include occasional evening & weekend work, for which time off in lieu will be given. Responsible to:                           Head of Business Development Responsible for:                        n/a Internal … Continue reading Job vacancy: Engagement and Equality Lead (Voluntary Action Sheffield)