After 6 years as Civil Service Local co-ordinator I’m delighted to be going national in my new role as head of Civil Service Local.
Following his recent success at the Civil Service Awards, Richard Hill was asked to host a Q&A session on volunteering via Twitter. Here's how the session went.
Alex Leach from the Crown Prosecution Service relates his experience so far of the Civil Service Local Academy held in Newcastle in late 2014.
There are still places left on the Managing Change Discovery session. It will be held on 30 January between 10.30 am and 12.30 pm at Fiveways House in Birmingham.
Are you interested in the digital agenda? Are you involved in digital services in your day to day work? If so, find out more about our next discovery session on Digital by Default.
Jackie Southcombe tells us about another successful Continuous Improvement event organised by the Civil Service Local network she leads in order to focus on that expertise in the north west.
Do you work in continuous improvement (CI)? Ever thought ‘how do other government departments use CI?’. Our first network meeting for practioners is on the 29th January, find out more about how to get involved.
We probably all know that there will be a general election in May. But do you know what that means for us as Civil Servants? Our next Discovery Session will explain more about the rules involved as well as the impact on Civil Servants.
Are you a civil servant in the north west of England? Would you like an opportunity to exchange skills, knowledge and expertise with others and increase your flexibility? Our Exchange to Change programme may be the way for you.
3 volunteering opportunities in Leeds to help young people looking for work.
Young people from the t2 apprenticeship academy in Bristol have taken part in mock interviews using panel volunteers from the Civil Service. Read more on this and how to get involved in future events.
The Government Access Project - known as GAP, recently helped 65 patients as well as staff and carers at Trinity Hospice, Blackpool. Our team of cross-government volunteers are now looking forward to returning to Trinity and other local hospices in 2015 to develop their skills further and continue to support our community.
New cross departmental events coming up in the new year to help your development and engagement with other departments.
The Citizen and Celebration Event in the north west of England was a day dedicated to achievement and commitment. Our volunteer civil servants working with Civil Service Local give more than just their time to our citizen-focused programmes. The three projects which led to our winning a Civil Service Award for Excellence in Reform work with young people, offenders and those accessing hospice care to make a real difference. The day was a chance to showcase the innovation and creativity that comes from encouraging civil servants to work across government.
Find out more about what Welsh refugee women gained from this project and how to get involved in future opportunities.
A good news story that has it all - networking, continuous improvement and cross-government collaboration. Find out how Jen Frankish proved that it really is worth showing some initiative to help get things done.
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.
We are looking for volunteers to help us run projects throughout the north east of England, Yorkshire and the Humber that will involve making links with schools to support pupils in a variety of ways. The sort of help that might be needed will vary according to each school
a volunteering opportunity to help raise the aspirations of school students.
An opportunity to job shadow a Policy Adviser from the Collective Leadership Team. This opportunity is based in London. Any travel and subsistence costs will need to be met by your own department or agency.