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OCVA survey on support and advice for voluntary, charitable and non-profit groups in Oxfordshire

OCVA is here to help you help others by supporting and empowering volunteers, networks, partnerships and non-profit organisations big and small. We would like your views on the support and advice that you feel your organisation or group needs for the future. Please complete the short survey below by 9th August to give us your … Continue reading OCVA survey on support and advice for voluntary, charitable and non-profit groups in Oxfordshire

OCVA want your views on what support you need for the future

The future of infrastructure support is under review and we want to get the views and ideas of what small groups and organisations who use or have used OCVA services need in terms of support for the future. Current support and advice includes: governance advice, group development, information on policies/procedures, funding support/advice, training, networks/forums and … Continue reading OCVA want your views on what support you need for the future

JOB VACANCY: Peeple – Human Resources and Finance Assistant (p/t)

The postholder will assist the Finance and Human Resources Manager with staff recruitment, induction, staff records, invoicing and financial records, health and safety and other administrative tasks. You need administration experience, good numeracy and literacy skills, be well organised and able to take initiative. An interest in developing HR and finance knowledge and skills is … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Peeple – Human Resources and Finance Assistant (p/t)

JOB VACANCY: Peeple – Training and Qualifications Administrator (p/t)

The postholder will join our training team organising training courses for early years practitioners and administering qualifications for both practitioners and parents. You need administration experience, a helpful and friendly manner, and excellent IT skills; you will be well organised and able to take initiative. An interest in early education and working for a charity … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Peeple – Training and Qualifications Administrator (p/t)

JOB VACANCY: eScalate Programme Manager and eScalate Enterprise Support Manager (p/t)

OSEP won a bid with OxLEP for European funding to support social enterprises, enterprising charities and other established organisations like purposeful business. This programme runs until March 2022 and the basis on which OSEP won the contract is its ability to draw on expertise and experience to deliver these services from people and organisations within … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: eScalate Programme Manager and eScalate Enterprise Support Manager (p/t)

Funding: Coop Foundation – Youth-led advocacy to improve community spaces

Grants of up to £35,000 are available to community organisations in England for projects that empower young people (aged 10-20 years) to have a say in how community spaces that matter to them are managed. The fund will run until 2022 and focus on supporting social action that draws on young people’s own lived experience … Continue reading Funding: Coop Foundation – Youth-led advocacy to improve community spaces

Funding: Gannett Foundation – grants of between £5,000 – £10,000 for charities

Gannett Foundation applications are being sought by community groups looking for donations of between £5,000 and £10,000. https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/community/gannettfoundation/ Newsquest Oxfordshire, parent company of the Oxford Mail, invites applications each year for registered charities looking for grants towards substantial projects that require and merit awards of between £5,000 and £10,000. Applications that arrive after 5pm on … Continue reading Funding: Gannett Foundation – grants of between £5,000 – £10,000 for charities

JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Youth – 7 Freelance Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trainers (p/t)

Oxfordshire Youth are looking to recruit 7 freelance Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trainers to join our pool of facilitators. Job location (usual place of work): Oxfordshire Pay rate: £250 per training session Pay is pro rata?: No Job title: Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trainer Applications close on date: 9am Monday 9th … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Oxfordshire Youth – 7 Freelance Children and Young People’s Mental Health Trainers (p/t)

Funding: Oxfordshire County Council – Innovation and Sustainability Funds

The Innovation Fund The Innovation Fund is open to all voluntary and community groups supporting people in Oxfordshire. The total amount of the Innovation Fund for 2020/21 is £100,000. This fund will provide one-off funding to support the development of self-sustaining projects, delivering new and innovative opportunities for adults in Oxfordshire. The Sustainability Fund The … Continue reading Funding: Oxfordshire County Council – Innovation and Sustainability Funds

Oxfordshire Libraries’ Language Cafes – informal drop-ins for those wishing to practise their English

Do you know about Oxfordshire Libraries' Language Cafes? There are two in Banbury and they are open all summer. They are an informal drop-in for those wishing to practise their English with native speakers and/or share their language skills. They are good for combatting social isolation and promoting community integration. They are also helpful to … Continue reading Oxfordshire Libraries’ Language Cafes – informal drop-ins for those wishing to practise their English

JOB VACANCY: Quest for Learning – Fundraising Manager (p/t)

  Quest for Learning Fundraising Manager - 0.5 FTE Salary: £30,000 FTE The new post of Fundraising Manager is a senior role within the charity which will support the Director in ensuring our financial stability and resilience, so that we can carry on our amazing work. This is a great opportunity to shape the next phase of … Continue reading JOB VACANCY: Quest for Learning – Fundraising Manager (p/t)