We all have mental health. But just like our physical health, it goes up and down, directly affecting our overall wellbeing, quality of life and life expectancy. And just like our physical health, there are things that we can do to improve it.
Have you ever looked at volunteering opportunity wondered what it would be like? A volunteer from MOD describes the uplifting experience of volunteering at a food bank. The most rewarding volunteering is when you can see the difference you make to the most vulnerable.
We have several vacancies for Assistant Co-ordinators across the country. Roles are available in North East, Yorkshire and the Humber; the Midlands; and the South West. It’s an exciting opportunity which would suit a HEO grade or equivalent but all candidates are welcome to apply.
Heather Owen (Assistant Head Secretariat at Defence Infrastructure) explains how an unusual volunteering activity has developed the confidence and capability of a member of staff, inspired her team to use their volunteering days and benefited the local community.
The Midlands are looking for a Network Facilitator to join our friendly and dynamic team. To apply please contact VanessaBoden@cabinetoffice.gov.uk to obtain the Expression of Interest Form.
Civil Service Local are holding an event on the 17th September for Civil Servants up to EO grades based in the Midlands.
Academy delegate Clare Tasker demonstrates the power of networking. How attending the Academy led to a stall at Civil Service Live to showcase her family’s project D4D, where she received an invitation to the OneTeamGov Global unconference.
How a students developed their employability skills while raising over £100 for the Young Carers Charity.
Nahida Ahmed on how the Midlands Academy set on her on the road to achieving her goals.
Vanessa Kirk gives her personal account of what it is like to be a mentor and what she gained from the experience.
Vanessa Kirk from Civil Service Local Midlands gives her account of the day and her visit to the Houses of Parliament.
On Wednesday 18th April, Rainbows Children's' Hospice in Loughborough held its very first Civil Service Local Government Access Point (GAP). Volunteers from DWP, HMRC and OPG were joined by local solicitors Actons providing support for our vulnerable citizens