North Tyneside World Mental Health Day: 12 October

North Tyneside will be celebrating World Mental Health Day on Friday 12 October from 11.30am at Cullercoats Crescent Club. Organised by a partnership of organisations led by Launchpad North Tyneside, the…

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Volunteering opportunities with Wag & Company

                Wag & Company is a registered charity enabling volunteers with their own dog to build meaningful new friendships with older dog lovers…

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Online Safety Briefing by Northumbria Police: 20 November

          Northumbria Police, in conjunction with South West Grid for Learning, have arranged a number of events around online safety throughout November.  Online Safety Live is a…

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Community events and courses at The Linskill Centre

            A number of new community events and courses are taking place at the Linskill Centre in North Shields, as part of their community development…

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North Tyneside Cancer Plan Event: 5 October

      The North Tyneside Cancer Plan has been developed specifically for the people of North Tyneside and aims to increase prevention, speed up diagnosis, improve the experience of patients and help people living…

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Sustainable Urban Development call for North East LEP

The government has issued a call to run a project supporting the shift towards a low carbon economy and promoting climate change adaptation, risk prevention and management in the North…

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Good Finance Live: Thursday 27 September in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Are you a social enterprise, charity or community organisation who are trading and are making an income from that activity? Are you currently exploring or looking for money…

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Training for chairs and vice chairs of smaller charities

      Chair or Vice Chair of a smaller charity?   The Association of Chairs has launched its Beacon Programme, providing support to Chairs and Vice Chairs of smaller…

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Volunteering with Healthwatch North Tyneside

    Healthwatch North Tyneside has recently appointed Amanda Graydon as its new Volunteer and Engagement Coordinator and is currently looking for people to join its volunteer team. Healthwatch is…

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Job vacancy at Family Gateway: Young Persons’ Volunteer Coordinator

      Family Gateway is a local North-east child poverty charity that aims to improve life chances for children by working with whole families and supporting the development of…

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Your opinions on brand awareness and new media wanted

        North Tyneside charity Remembering the Past Resourcing the Future is currently hosting an MBA student who is looking to interview people from charities in the local…

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Age Takes Centre Stage People’s Awards open for nominations

      Part of Age UK North Tyneside’s Age Takes Centre Stage festival, which takes place in October, the awards celebrate the achievements of older people living and working…

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Blog: Robin Fry on filming ‘The Dome Lives’ about Spanish City restoration

      “Back in summer 2015 I had the absolute pleasure of making a short documentary film called Romance in the Dome. Working with local oral historian Dr Kath…

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Survey on volunteering in North Tyneside

As part of the development of a North Tyneside volunteering strategy, North Tyneside Council has developed a short survey to find out how many people in the borough are currently…

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Opportunity to develop innovative STEM volunteering roles

VODA is looking to work with a number of voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations in the borough of North Tyneside which support unemployed people aged 18+ who are facing…

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Latest Golden Guide for over 50s now available

A free advice guide for over 50s in North Tyneside and Newcastle, the updated version of The Golden Guide 2018 is now available. Some 10,000 copies of the guide are…

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Funding for Meadow Well Connected to provide digital and employability skills

            People from the Riverside and Chirton wards of North Tyneside will receive support to gain vital digital and employability skills to help them back…

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VCS Research partners wanted by final year Newcastle University students

      Final year politics students at Newcastle University are looking for VCSE organisations to co-design a research brief and provide a host to a student between October 2018…

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Free Carbon Monoxide Awareness Workshop on 18 October

      Exposure to even low levels of carbon monoxide in someone’s home has been linked to a greater risk of falling, as well as early signs of dementia.…

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Free course for women effected by domestic abuse

Staying Afloat Together is a programme delivered by Barnardo’s which aims to help women find a way back from domestic abuse, feel better about themselves and get more out of…

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North of Tyne Devolution update

North of Tyne devolution plans (which will bring together powers from North Tyneside, Newcastle and Northumberland Councils under a new Combined Authority with devolved responsibility from central government for certain…

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Treasurer vacancy (voluntary) at the Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust

            The Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust is an independent registered Charity (charity no: 11191243) and Company Limited by Guarantee (Company No: 04827255).…

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Training for new charity trustees during their first year of trusteeship – October 2018, Newcastle

This open programme provides two three-hour training sessions over two weeks and is designed for individuals new to trusteeship and still within their first year of joining their charity. Each…

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Volunteering opportunity: Could you make a real and positive difference to a child’s life?

Could you make a difference and befriend a child or young person living in care? Do you have 6-8 hours a month to spare on an evening or weekend when…

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New programme to develop the digital skills of charities across the UK

          VODA is delighted to support the launch of Media Trust’s new digital skills training programme. At a time when more than 45% of charities don’t…

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Volunteering opportunity with NEFirst Credit Union

        NEFirst Credit Union is a not-for-profit credit union that offers flexible loans, savings and other financial services to its members. NEFirst runs a number of Local…

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Volunteer Recruitment Fair: 22 September 2018

Make a difference, learn new skills, try something new – volunteer!                 Volunteering your time is a great way to make a difference,…

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SAINT volunteers deliver organic veg and flowers to foodbank

Volunteers from VODA’s SAINT project – which stands for Social Action in North Tyneside – recently made their first delivery of organic, home-grown fruit, vegetables and flowers to The Bay…

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Safeguarding training from North Tyneside Council

          North Tyneside Council are holding two free ‘Safeguarding children and adults at risk in North Tyneside’ courses at the Langdale Centre in Wallsend on the…

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Bike repair workshops for community groups

              Community groups in North Tyneside are being offered the chance to run ‘Learn to fix your own bike’ workshops for their members or…

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