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The ONE Campaign

The ONE Campaign is recruiting young people to join their Youth Ambassadors programme in the UK and elsewhere. This one-year volunteer programme gives young people a chance to join a global network of activists to campaign for various international development issues, such as vaccine equity, UK aid budget and climate change. In this role, Youth Ambassadors carry out a number … Read More

Household Support Grant

The Department of Work and Pensions announced a Household Support Grant of £500 million to be allocated across the UK. Surrey County Council has been allocated £5.3m to help those most vulnerable residents who are struggling financially. The funding has been provided to help with food, energy bills, water and other essentials. While some of the funding has already been … Read More

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust Public Representatives

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust Public Representatives (Voluntary role) We need your insight Surrey and Sussex Health Care NHS Trust (SASH) are committed to putting patients, carers and members of the public at the heart of our patient experience and service improvement work. Our Patient and Public Participation Team are recruiting patients, carers, and/or members of the public to be … Read More

Free training for Personal Assistants supporting disabled people

Thanks to funding from Skills to Care, Surrey Independent Living Council (SILC) is able to offer free training for Personal Assistants supporting disabled people.  Each course meets the relevant standard of the Care Certificate and so can contribute to the PA’s CPD. Sessions include: Online sessions: • Introduction to being a Personal Assistant • Infection Prevention and Control • Person … Read More

Easy funding opportunity

To help elevate your fundraising efforts, we have partnered with fundraising website easyfundraising. Voluntary organisations and groups in the Surrey area can earn free donations from leading online stores by just shopping online. When volunteers and supporters shop, book, and spend with over 5,000 leading retailers including, Amazon, John Lewis, M&S, eBay, Trainline, and many more, your organisation or group … Read More

Help enhance SASH approach to communications

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust are keen to involve service users to help enhance the Trust’s approach to communicating with patients and their families. Jane Dickson, chief of nursing and midwifery is leading work with colleagues in the Trust to enhance our approach to communicating with patients and their families. We will be running a series of focus groups … Read More

Places Called Home funding programme

A new funding programme has launched called Places Called Home which is a partnership between The National Lottery Community and the world’s largest home furnishing retailer. Places Called Home will offer eligible groups funding awards of between £1,000 and £5,000 for activities and equipment that meet at least two of the following criteria: • Build on the relationships created during the COVID-19 … Read More

New funding opportunity for community groups & buildings

Surrey Community Action’s new partnership with fundraising website easyfundraising means organisations, groups and buildings in Surrey can receive additional funding from leading online retailers. 5,000 retailers including Amazon, eBay, Argos and Just Eat will make a small donation to your organisation whenever anyone connected to the organisation uses the easyfundraising website or app to shop with them. With so many … Read More

Move More Feel Better

‘Move More Feel Better’ is a free to attend, virtual, exercise rehabilitation programme for people living with cancer in Surrey Heath. The classes are led by a qualified Level 4 Cancer Rehab Trainer. For more details contact beverly.harrison1@nhs.net

Surrey Community Action receives Certificate of Excellence

We’re delighted to receive a Certificate of Excellence from The High Sheriff of Surrey in recognition of our community support during the Covid crisis. Making sure hard to reach communities like Gypsies and Travellers were well supported during the lockdowns was all in a day’s work for our Community Development Worker who helped one client who didn’t understand who she … Read More

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