News Archive: August 2015

Embracing young volunteers

Fantatsic article from The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network about embracing young volunteers:

"Young people get dismissed as too unskilled for volunteering, but charities should support them to safeguard their future"

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Opportunity of the Week - Art in the Park Volunteers

ACAVA is looking for a team of enthusiastic volunteers to help run their 'Art in the Park' activities for  young people and older people in Barham Park, London Borough of Brent during the summer.

'Art in the Park' is a programme of community engag

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Opportunity of the Week - Social Action Volunteer

The Challenge is looking for inspiring and responsible individuals to help teams of sixteen and seventeen-year- olds, participating in the National Citizen Service (NCS), deliver social action projects in the local community in South London.

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Be part of an Energy Garden near you

Over the next 2 years the Energy Garden team will be supporting communities across London to transform as many as 50 London Overground platforms and stations into thriving gardens that will incorporate food growing plots and solar energy providing on-site renewable energy for lighting, water pumps or other small scale station amenities. This is your chance to nominate a station near you to benifit your station using community.

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