Thurrock CVS (Community and Voluntary Services) supports local organisations and community groups in Thurrock by working behind the scenes to ensure the long term future of essential services delivered by the voluntary sector.
Much of the work that TCVS does focuses on support, development work, capacity building, liaison, strategic partnerships, representation and advocacy.
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It is with profound sadness that the Thurrock CVS Board of Trustees have to announce that Kristina Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, passed away on 22 August 2022 aged 54.
Despite fighting a long battle with illness, Kristina continued to work with passion, positivity and bravery.
Kristina Jackson became Chief Executive Officer in August 2011 and campaigned tirelessly for the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sectors as well as residents in Thurrock.
Under Kristina’s leadership, Thurrock CVS transformed, delivering many visionary initiatives across Thurrock including the supporting of thousands of people during the Covid lockdown to gain vital food and medicines.
To donate to Kristina’s charity of choice, please donate to giving for thurrock here
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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve continued to support local residents and Communities in Thurrock
Tasks carried out by Volunteers to support residents
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Prescriptions delivered to vulnerable residents shielding in Thurrock
Thurrock Swimming Club sent a team of 65 swimmers to Romford’s open meet. The swimmers, who train at Blackshots Leisure Centre with Impulse Leisure had an amazing weekend with personal best times, Essex and Regional qualifying times being set. They were in outstanding form even though the season has just begun. Swimmers who competed were. … Continue reading Thurrock Swimming Club Update
We provide First aid at public events to hospices, charities etc. Any public events must have first aid cover and the commercial companies are now charging horrendous amounts, so this charity was born! I founded the charity 4 years ago. I started with just my family and a couple of friends to make up seven trustees. … Continue reading This week the spotlight’s on Essex Community First Aid Volunteers
You can find Fire Marshal Training at https://thurrockcvs.org/training-opportunities/ Date: 18th October 2022At the end of the course delegates will be able to: This course is pitched at a basic level and assumes that no special activities or conditions exist which increase the risk of fire. If such specialised activities or conditions do exist, tailored training … Continue reading Do you know your legal obligations within fire safety law?
Thurrock Food Network Share the shopping Food waste can come from having to buy a product that you just won’t use in full before the end of its life. Some people don’t like to freeze certain things or don’t have the space to continually freeze left overs. Some people just prefer fresh products for example … Continue reading Thurrock Food Network Coordinator: Share the shopping
Let’s Talk Network Notes 14.9.22 10-11.30am Special Item– Minute silence as a mark of respect to both the late monarch Queen Elizabeth II and Kristina Jackson CEO Thurrock CVS Key Points If your group is a member of Thurrock CVS our Communication Teams can offer further support. Looking for Voice of the Community members want … Continue reading ‘Let’s Talk’ Network meeting notes
If you plan to come back to the Beehive following the service please email firstname.lastname@example.org for catering purposes. We would like to invite all friends and colleagues of Kristina Jackson to attend her funeral service on 29th September 2022. Donate to Giving for Thurrock in Kristina’s memory: https://tinyurl.com/bdfdwfzj
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust (MSENHSFT) is looking for enthusiastic, motivated, and friendly team members to join their Estates and Facilities team across their three sites – Basildon, Broomfield and Southend. Join the team at their three recruitment events this September. We are encouraging anyone who is looking for a new role that … Continue reading Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is holding recruitment events this September
It is with profound sadness that the Thurrock CVS Board of Trustees have to announce that Kristina Jackson, Chief Executive Officer, passed away this morning (22 August 2022) aged 54. Despite fighting a long battle with illness, Kristina continued to work with passion, positivity and bravery. Kristina Jackson became Chief Executive Officer in August 2011 … Continue reading Kristina Jackson
SNAP supports families who have a child or young person, aged 0-25, with any additional need or disability. No diagnosis or referral is needed for them to access our support. We cover the whole of Essex, Thurrock and Southend and we are currently helping more than 3,200 families. Over 6,000 families have been supported since … Continue reading FAMILY SUPPORT ASSISTANT NEEDED- FRONT DESK
🌟 Introducing Batias 🌟 Introducing Parents Aid 🌟 Introducing Thurrock Harriers 🌟 Introducing Thurrock Foodbank 🌟 Introducing Thurrock Centre for Independent Living 🌟 Introducing SNAP (Special Needs And Parents) 🌟 Introducing DIAL 🌟 Introducing One Community Development Trust 🌟 Introducing the Stroke survivors and carers art group 🌟 Introducing the Thurrock Astronomy Society 🌟 Introducing … Continue reading It’s Small Charity Week
Last week, a group of children from the local Graham James Primary School visited the Corringham Integrated Medical Centre (IMC) site to make their mark on the new building. The mark in question was a series of hand paintings across the dividing screens in the reception area. These screens separate reception from bathroom facilities and … Continue reading Local Schools ‘hands on’ approach to commemorating Corringham IMC
Thurrock’s very own free arts festival of Walking, Talking & Making, the T100 Festival has returned with a fantastic line up of creative talent from the area joining in with exciting events following its theme, T100 People. It culminates on 25 June with a finale performance of a section from The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant. … Continue reading T100 and Jubilee Pageant
Showcase your organisation during Small Charities Week 2022. To celebrate Small Charities Week we will be promoting the wonderful groups and organisations supporting the residents of Thurrock. Throughout the week, we’ll be showcasing the work the VCFSE sector in Thurrock via our weekly email and social media accounts. Small Charities Week runs from Monday 20th … Continue reading Small Charity Week 2022
The MSE in Action virtual conference is launching on Tuesday 28 June and running until Wednesday 29 June, from 10am – 4pm each day. Open to everyone working in health and care across mid and south Essex, it will provide a platform for health and care workers and stakeholders to celebrate the launch of the … Continue reading MSE in Action Virtual Conference
Thurrock Dementia Action Alliance will be hosting its next face to face Dementia Friends Information Session on Friday 1st July 2022, 12-1pm at Beaconsfield Place Community Space, Calcutta Rd, Tilbury RM18 7EN. During this friendly and interactive session, you will learn more about dementia, how it affects a person and what you can do, professionally … Continue reading Dementia Friends – New Session
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