With only five months to go until our fourth Academy event in September, our new facilitators share their initial thoughts with us.
John has retired from the Civil Service but is now in demand as a motivational and inspirational speaker
Sarah Blair and Craig Greensmith took part in an inspiring young people project and found their optimism a “shot in the arm”.
The National Visitors Network are looking for volunteers to befriend older people who may be experiencing loneliness or social isolation.
Volunteering opportunities in local shools for May, June and July. Why not give it a go!
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.
Jayne Krol shares her Ten Top Lessons resulting from her work so far with Civil Service Local where she has taken overall responsibility for promoting cross-government collaboration and leading all our citizen-focused activities in the north west of England.
Twelve year 10 students from Maghull High School have just completed a 6 week Inspiring Young People project with the help of six volunteers from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Are you looking to volunteer in Cornwall, Devon or Somerset? Find out more about the home befriending scheme.
Use volunteering time to share your work skills and help others. Opportunities available up to 3 June - find out more about how to apply.
Marissa Deysosa from DWP worked with CS Local to sucessfully deliver a School Eangagement Project in Sheffield. Find out more here
Civil Service Local is working with HMRC and DWP to promote two Programme and Project Management Events in the centre of Newcastle on 18 May 2015. The first will be of interest to civil servants considering future or potential roles in delivering projects. The second is for existing PPM professionals, and counts towards CPD (Continuing Professional Development).
Cabinet Office staff speak to Bristol primary school children about what happens during an election. Read 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
Lab in a Lorry is coming to East Anglia for the first time and they are looking for volunteers. Could you be one of them?
Ministry of Justice employee engagement champions meet together to celebrate what has been achieved around employee engagement, develop further their understanding and discuss what more needs to be done.
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
Find out about a forthcoming event on 29 April in Newcastle to help you focus your career development outside of London
Mandy Morris tells us how her first experience of leading a project in a prison involved mentoring new team members, motivating offenders – and eating lots of chocolate!
We still have places available for discovery sessions in Bournemouth, Exeter and Plymouth on a variety of topics. Find out more here.