The Charity for Civil Servants Annual Walking Challenge is back - volunteer, raise money and keep fit all at the same time. For you, By You
Yorkshire and the Humber
As part of the recent Civil Service Local Communication and Engagement Network meeting, members visited HM Prison Frankland in Durham.
Marissa Deysosa from DWP worked with CS Local to sucessfully deliver a School Eangagement Project in Sheffield. Find out more here
Colleagues from the Food Standards Agency and the Land Registry made the most of the networking opportunity offered by the Yorkshire and Humber Continuous Improvement Network to give the Land Registry access training that they would not otherwise have known about. Read here to find out more
CS Local is working with Crisis in Newcastle and Sheffield. To hear about the great volunteering a group of volunteers carried out to support people in their search for work and how to become involved read more here
You are invited to attend one of the Leadership Roadshow events being held around the country. Permanent Secretaries and Senior Civil Servants will be leading the events including contributions from a Cabinet Office team. Events are due to be held in Birmingham, Cardiff, Exeter, London, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Plymouth, and St Leonards on Sea.
Civil Service Learning are running two mentoring master classes in Sheffield for civil servants interested in finding out more about being a mentor or mentee.
We recently brought together Civil Servants from across the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber to a Continous Improvement Development Day in Stockton. Read more about the day here
Colleagues from across the Civil Service came together in York for the second meetingof the Yorkshire and Humber Continuous Improvement Network. Read more about the day here
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.
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.
Find out more about how you can volunteer with your local community
Would you like to be part of a cross departmental learning and development network. Find out more here
Would you like to hear more about the practicalities of going digital? Find out more about how to register for this discovery session taking place in Newcastle
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 …
We brought together 48 delegates representing 17 departments and agencies from across the North East of England, Yorkshire and the Humber at a Discovery Forum dedicated to The Way We Work (TW3) and smarter working. Read more about the event here.
Alex Leach from the Crown Prosecution Service relates his experience so far of the Civil Service Local Academy held in Newcastle in late 2014.
3 volunteering opportunities in Leeds to help young people looking for work.
Civil Service Local and Crisis teamed up to help Crisis Skylight members in Sheffield who have experienced, or who are at risk of homelessness to access courses, volunteering and employment.
Durham, Northumberland and Sunderland Education Business Partnerships are now looking for volunteers for a wide range of activities throughout the area that will help your personal development.