This PDF is for people who want to volunteer in their community as part of Bristol's response to coronavirus.

The city has come together and we've all seen good examples of community action, but it is important for all volunteers to know how to get started with coronavirus volunteering in a safe and responsible way, without risking their own mental or physical health or personal safety. 

Download the guide below to find out the do's and don'ts of community volunteering during coronavirus. 

Voscur's popular Annual Conference and Social Impact Awards are back for 2017 at the fantastic city centre location of We The Curious (previously @Bristol). Boasting an array of inspiring speakers, the annual Social Impact Awards ceremony known as 'The Voscurs' and a drinks reception, the event will offer the opportunity to network with key activists from across the VCSE sector, as well as with supporters from business, local politics, and the public sector.  
 
Date/Time: 
Thursday, 30 November, 2017 - 15:30 to 20:00

 

A fantastic opportunity for a FREE day of practical, no nonsense learning on the essential areas of running a community group or organisation. Learn from peers and experts and plan how you can take your work forward in your community.

This day will include:

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 12 October, 2017 - 10:00 to 14:30

 

Combatting the increased isolation and lack of peer contact and support that many people are experiencing whilst facing ongoing and unprecedented challenges, will be key to our ability to getting our sector through this.

Voscur is therefore inviting you to become part of a new informal, facilitated network for managers working to keep their organisations surviving and thriving during covid. Each session will enable you to;

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 21 October, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:30
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8 September, 2020

 

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Trustee and board diversity
26 August, 2020

 

A report into the barriers facing potential new trustees found that young people were put off applying to join charity boards by an “experience and expectation of racism” and the perception of board membership as “a club filled with old white men”.

Those with trustee experience described “micro aggressions” from other board members towards people of colour, and a sense that being younger meant their opinions were less important than older trustees.

Charity donation tin
17 August, 2020

 

YouGov profiling has revealed the factors that make people more likely to donate to charity and, whilst age, religion and gender all play a part, the amount of disposable income does not.

This means having a higher amount of disposable income doesn’t make you more inclined to donate than those with less money to spare. In fact, people with £1-125 of disposable income were most likely to donate to charity in the next three months.

11 August, 2020

 

Bristol City Council has launched a new survey, giving citizens the opportunity to help shape the future of the city as it rebuilds following lockdown and adapts to the challenges posed by COVID-19.

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