This week we held our Trustees Training at Thurrock CVS, led by our Community and Voluntary Sector Development worker, Vanessa Bennett. We had 16 individuals from the voluntary sector attend the hybrid session to learn more about key legal responsibilities of trustees, liabilities and how a board of trustees should operate alongside staff/volunteers and more. … Continue reading Thurrock CVS hold Community Trustees Training
Purfleet-on -Thames Community Forum are organising a free event on, 2nd June to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. It will be on the green by the Royal Hotel at Purfleet-on-Thames, RM19 1QA and is open to all. On the day the Town Crier will make a proclamation at 2pm in the central atrium of Lakeside … Continue reading Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum to host Jubilee Celebration
This week Thurrock CVS received another fantastic donation from local retailer IKEA. IKEA Thurrock kindly donated 80+ backpacks for Thurrock CVS to distribute to charities and community groups. This week, we had the pleasure of donating 30 backpacks to the Friends of Essex and London Homeless charity, who support people in crisis around the borough. … Continue reading TCVS distribute backpack donations to local homeless charity
Age Well East are recruiting 2 Thurrock Friendship Co-ordinators Age Well East is a values-driven organisation with a passion for making the greatest difference to people 60+ by supporting and empowering them to live happier and healthier lives. The current services they provide covers: – Identifying benefits that those over 60 are entitled to and … Continue reading Age Well East are recruiting in Thurrock
Meet Stanley, he’s 11 years old and lives in Stanford. During lockdown 2020 Stanley decided to learn the skill of crocheting, self taught from youtube tutorials and clips online. Since then Stanley has continued his new love for crochet and has been posting live facebook videos and free workshops to teach other local residents how … Continue reading Young Crocheter praised by Thurrock residents
Children & Young People Mental Health Digital ServiceThe Southend Essex and Thurrock (SET) Executive Collaborative Commissioning Forum is looking to improve digital and remote access to mental health support and counselling services for children and young people (CYP), enhancing the mental health of young people and their families across the seven Essex CCG localities, Essex … Continue reading Contract Opportunities open to VCFSE
12.05.202210:00am – 11:30amThe Beehive Resource Centre, West Street, Grays, RM17 6XP This course is ideal for anyone who’s new to trusteeship or existing trustees and senior staff who would benefit from a refresher course. This course could also form part of an induction for a new trustee. Training is FREE to Thurrock residents or those supporting … Continue reading New FREE Training Opportunity! Trustee Roles and Responsibilities
Impulse Leisure have been busy this month encouraging and collecting easter egg donations from their members and residents, resulting in a fantastic collection of 400 easter eggs! Last week, Thurrock CVS hopped into action to help distribute the eggs across local groups that support vulnerable children and families in need. Eggs were gifted to organisations … Continue reading Thurrock CVS Easter Bunnies deliver to community groups
Community events like The Big Lunch are an amazing opportunity to bring people together – but they also have the added bonus of being a great way to raise money for charity Join Lowri for a talk on Fundraising at Community Events, as part of our Lunch and Learn series. Wednesday 13 April, 12.30pm-1.30pm! Sign-up … Continue reading Fundraising at community Events
On the 21st of May, Arts Outburst will be bringing you Thurrock’s Great Big Jubilee Tea Dance Party! The event itself will consist of an afternoon full of music, performances, dance sessions for all abilities and an afternoon tea – all topped off with the professional MC skills of Mr. Wonderful, who will be hosting … Continue reading Thurrock’s Great Big Jubilee Tea Dance Party
The Tilbury Riverside Project have organised some guided walks around Thurrock. All walks start at 10.30am and last between 2-4 hours at an easy pace. Booking is essential as there are limited spaces. There are 3 different types: Green terrain- very easy, wheelchair friendly, good underfoot. Amber terrain – slight variation in terrain,may have steps. … Continue reading Guided Walks in Thurrock
In today’s episode we talk to Jacqui, Community Development and Engagement Manager for ngage, one of the brilliant projects at Thurrock CVS. We chat about supporting community engagement, the importance of collaborative communities and involving residents with decisions, and Jacqui’s personal journey into the non-profit sector.
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