We are the Harrier family and were some of the lucky people who attended the CS Local East, South East and London Academy last year.
The Brandon Trust in South East London support adults with learning disabilities and autism and they need volunteers to help on their allotment which provides a safe space for the people they support to experience nature, get some fresh air and exercise and take time out to relax.
When I heard about the CS Local Academy it was completely out of my comfort zone. The prospect of a 4-day residential course, plus the childcare and planning involved, scared me massively; I questioned ‘was it even worth it?’
The Charity for Civil Servants has recently been talking to people about effective budgeting, offering financial capability information as well as emergency help and debt advice. If you want to make informed decisions about your finances, and understand the risks and benefits of particular options, the Charity’s website has top tips to help you
Are you passionate about books/literacy/equal opportunities/social justice and looking for a way to give back directly to your local community? This could be the project for you.
We’ve all had that moment, when you realise a presentation’s not going down quite as well as you hoped. Along with a small group of civil servants from across Whitehall, I spent 15 minutes or so enthusiastically talking about our work, what the civil service is, and the exciting range of jobs it offers.
Why not make 2017 the year you make the most of your development days and give something back to your community by volunteering to take part in our Inspiring Young People programme in the London area.
We currently have a number of schools across London waiting for you to join one of our project teams.
If you are grade AA-EO looking to reach your full potential but don’t know where to start and interested in learning about other government departments then the Junior Leaders Networking Event in London is a fantastic opportunity for you.
An opportunity in Colchester to brush up your interviewing skills helping to equip ex-armed forces personnel with the tools they need to get into a civilian job.
Receiving recognition from others is always very rewarding so I was thrilled when I found out that the team were to be shortlisted for one of the annual Cabinet Office Awards in the Above and Beyond category.
Volunteering can make a real difference to the lives around you, whilst adding something great to your life and of course your CV! We want to ensure that civil servant volunteers who are thinking about giving some of their time to a school can find an opportunity which is right for them.
If you struggle when applying for jobs to match and demonstrate your abilities in 250 words this session could be for you. We can't obviously write the perfect competency example for you or provide any guarantees but we can give you some useful tips for writing competency examples and completing your job applications.
If you would like to know more about the benefits of volunteering - to yourself, your team and your business – then please join us for our upcoming Discovery Session in London on 15 December.
If you are in an emergency situation and affected by flooding or other extreme weather the Charity for Civil Servants is here to help.
Being a mentor, as well as a fulfilling experience, can be crucial to developing valuable skills, and being mentored can help you overcome problems, plan your career and develop capabilities. Signing up is easy and only takes a few minutes.
In time for Christmas The Charity for Civil Servants has launched its Budget Calculator; a tool enabling any civil servant concerned about their finances to quickly see whether they need to take urgent action or not.
As we know Christmas can be a difficult time for individuals and families on extremely tight budgets. One way you can help is by volunteering a couple of hours of your time on the 1st, 2nd or 3rd December in a location near you.
We invite you to our next Discovery Session in London to learn about Engage for Success, share your experience, expertise and ideas on the topic and listen to what others are doing.
Get some early Christmas magic for your children with a personalised letter from Santa. Order from The Charity for Civil Servants.
By volunteering just 3 hours a week you can share your love of books and instil confidence in a child. Find out what is involved by attending an information session (there is no obligation to sign up) in London.