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4 November
Hackney CVS training courses in November

Hackney CVS provides free and low-cost training for the voluntary and community sector in Hackney. Book a place on a course today! 

How to become a Trusted Charity 
Attend this workshop to find out more about Trusted Charity and how it could help your organisation.
9 November.
Register here 

Beginners guide to starting a not-for-profit organisation 
This workshop will assist you in making the best choices for you to launch your new organisation. 
17 November. 
Register here

Evaluating outcomes and impact 
This training session will introduce you to the principles of collecting and presenting crucial evidence to support your work. 
24 November. 
Register here

Building a resilient & sustainable organisation
This workshop will introduce participants to tools and methodologies that will help you with creating and maintaining change.
25 November. 
Register here

Creating a fundraising strategy
A short session to equip you with the knowledge, skills and techniques to develop a great fundraising strategy, 
30 November. 
Register here

Our Workforce Development Programme
As part of our commitment to the local voluntary and community sector, Hackney CVS has introduced its Workforce Development Programme (WDP) for organisations operating in the City and Hackney.
Read more

Contact Zebina for more information. 
See all Hackney CVS training
Safeguarding adults
Safeguarding engagement sessions during Safeguarding Adults Week 
The City and Hackney Safeguarding Adults Board (CHSAB) invites staff working in City and Hackney to attend its engagement sessions for Safeguarding Adults Week, which starts on Monday 15 November.

15 November
10 to 11am – Safe and together approach to domestic abuse
2 to 3pm - Think family and working with people's social network
16 November
10 to 11am - Working effectively with non-engagers
17 November
11.30 to 1pm - Transitional safeguarding
2 to 3.30pm - Self-neglect and safeguarding
18 November
12 to 1pm - Carers and safeguarding
1.30 to 2pm - Executive capacity and self-neglect - Alex Ruck Keene
19 November
10 to 11am – Trauma-informed approaches
12 to 1pm - Learning from City and Hackney safeguarding adults reviews.

Download the publicity flyer here. If you are interested in attending any of the events please contact to register interest or find out more.
Safeguarding training
Safeguarding adults training 

Hackney CVS is holding a safeguarding session during Safeguarding Adults Week. Participants on this course will learn about safeguarding issues that affect their service users. 
16 November.
Register here
Join a Neighbourhood Conversation
Join your local Neighbourhood Conversation to make connections and find out what’s going on locally, to share your insights, expertise and to learn from others. Neighbourhood Conversations being held in the following City and Hackney Neighbourhoods:  Email Zebina for details or sign up here to get regular updates on the Neighbourhoods you support.
Community news
Black History exhibition
Ridley Road Stories Part II documents the stories of Caribbean and African locals. The public photography exhibition by Future Hackney can be seen under the bridge of Hackney Central station. See images here

Hackney Archives' Black History Season Zine Making 
Participants will create a zine (a small booklet) using a range of materials, images and content specifically around celebrating Black History Season. 
10 November. Read more

You Are What You Eat? Survey for young people 
This is a confidential survey for young people aged 11+, who live, or study in City and Hackney. You do not have to share any information that may identify who you are. However, if you would like to be entered into the prize draw to win £50 in High Street Vouchers please note your contact details on the last page.
Deadline: 12 November. Complete survey

VCS property to let at 243 Lower Clapton Road, E5 8EG
Hackney council is inviting proposals from voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations to take a new lease on this property. Read more

Mental health and suicide prevention resources
The voluntary and community sector has a vital role in promoting positive mental health and suicide prevention. Visit our website to see the range of resources and training available for the sector in Hackney. Read more 

Free wellbeing support for employees from Mind 
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is providing free wellbeing support for employees. They are offering a free Covid-19 support package to: help prevent the onset of mental health problems; help develop resilience; provide counselling and training. Read more

Sexual Health SIG meeting
The next Sexual Health Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting takes place this month. The agenda is currently being drafted. Contact Shamima for details. 
18 November. Register here
Mayor of London - Sport Unites Fund
The Sport Unites Fund is offering grants of up to £50,000 for projects that use sport and physical activity to address one or more of these priorities:
Deadline: 16 November. Read more

Healthy Ageing Challenge - Designed for Ageing
Organisations can apply for a share of up to £14.4million for service-led innovations to support healthy ageing.
17 November. Read more 

Clarion Futures - Hackney Grants Programme
Grants of between £1000 and £5000 are available to organisations seeking to deliver well-designed projects for the benefit of residents and the wider community in Hackney. Further details in the online guidance notes. 
Deadline: 2 December. Read more
SeeAbility - Eye Care Pathway (Expert by Experience)
SeeAbility’s Every Day in Focus Project wants people to receive the eye care they need so everyone is making the most of the vision they have. 
Deadline: 5 November. Read more 

MRS - Home Safety and Hoarding Support Worker
MRS Independent Living is recruiting a Home Safety and Hoarding Support Worker to work two days a week supporting the delivery of its services and helping people achieve safe living environments. 
Deadline: 14 November. Read more

Access All Areas - Digital Content Producer
Access All Areas is looking for a new Digital Content Producer to lead on the creation of film, audio and visual content for social media that highlights learning disabled art and experience. 
Deadline: 15 November. Read more

Headway East London - Community Support Workers
Headway East London is currently looking for Community Support Workers to join their team, working one to one and collaboratively with survivors in their own homes and the local community.
Deadline: 19 November. Read more
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