Volunteers are needed to suppport an expansion in the capability of Credit Unions. DWP is spearheading the work through a financial investment but this alone will not provide the transformation needed.
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Helping support: “The World's Largest Indoor Rowing Competition” LYR (London Youth Rowing) is a ground breaking sports charity - developing young people through physical activity and opening access to rowing at all levels. London Youth Rowing (LYR) is pleased to announce …
Discovery Session: Managing Change. Come along to our session on Thursday 26th March at Land Registry, Peterborough and get thinking about how you and your colleagues can handle change more effectively.
Last week was National Apprenticeship's Week and there's lots to read about what is being done. One exciting opportunity is a Civil Service Apprenticeship - a great alternative to full-time education (16 years and over) 12 - 18 months and could lead to a permanent job in the Civil Service - closing date extended to 10 April. Also Friday has been nominated as Regional and National Day so leave a comment and tell us about what you are doing locally.
Volunteer in a local primary school: we are looking to find civil servants that are willing to talk to groups of primary school children to give them a positive outlook on the world of work, relating it to your own job and experiences.
Learning and Development Facilitator sought for our Early Talent Management Programme: CS Local in the east of England is looking for someone who can help to deliver our programme over 2015-16. This exciting development opportunity will need up to 6 weeks input and can be undertaken in conjunction with an existing role.
Following on from the focus group and Discovery sessions facilitated by Civil Service Local a new category of blogs has been started on blog.gov.uk. This new series can be found on the Civil Service blog for civil service leaders. In …
Discover Parliament: our latest session takes place in Peterborough on Tuesday 10 March and will give you an overview of the role of Parliament, and how the public can effectively engage with its processes. Places are limited so please book now.
Come to our Discovery session and hear from Simon How about the campaign to create a more dementia friendly society. 12 midday in Cambridge on Tuesday 17 March open to all civil servants.
New cross departmental events coming up in the new year to help your development and engagement with other departments.
a volunteering opportunity to help raise the aspirations of school students.
Engaging our Schools is a programme of work to raise the aspirations of students, to encourage them to stay in education or prepare for the world of work. Volunteers aere needed to mentor the students or to lead these small projects teams to provide a great experience for both students and mentors.
It was a tale of two regions and two successes for Civil Service Local at this year’s Civil Service Awards with both the north west team and Richard Hill in the south west and Wales, deservedly picking up a prestigious award each.
Our Civil Service Local team in the north west of England won the Excellence in Civil Service Reform award and Richard Hill who works in our team in the south west and Wales won the individual Volunteering award at the Civil Service Awards in November last year.
The Operational Delivery Profession (ODP) are coming to give a presentation at Wingfield House, Portsmouth on Wednesday 3 December and Osprey House, Chelmsford on Thursday 4 December, which will help you understand it's relevance to your work.
Opportunities to volunteer in schools with The Skills Service.
Do you want to learn and develop? Do you want to try something different? We have a number of opportunities within our three areas in the east and south east corner of England, including London, that could be useful to you.
Sharon Stanley led a fascinating Discovery Session on the workings of Parliament.
A Learning Team Workshop Facilitator event is being held in London on the 1 December 2014 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. This short, highly interactive course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to facilitate a team through the Learning Team process.
Reporting what can happen when the civil servants share their expertise in a collaborative fashion, exemplifying the aspirations of the Civil Service Reform Plan.