staff engagement

Networking and learning

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Two network meetings (1. Continuous Improvement and 2. Equality & Diversity) are to meet in March in Southampton. In Portsmouth, CS Learning are running a workshop to get help you get the best from their offerings. Read more and sign up to share, learn and develop your skills.

Bringing services to Trinity Hospice, Blackpool

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.

Citizen and Celebration Event

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.

Volunteer with secondary schools in the east and the south east of England

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.

DFID get hands dirty in Tottenham

A team of 5 volunteers from the Department for International Development (DFID) rolled up their sleeves to prepare soil for The Selby Centres Global Garden, a community 'Ground to plate' project aimed at transforming the site into a thriving community garden …

Family fun day

Here in the north west we're a great big family that’s used to working together, but now it’s time to play together – all for a very good cause. I'm really excited about us holding our first ever Family Fun Day. It starts at 10.00 on …

Kerslake comes to Kirkham

Sir Bob Kerslake with the north west team

Did you do anything interesting last Friday? I spent the day in prison with Sir Bob Kerslake. That’s to say, I went along to HMP Kirkham, joining other civil servants who met him during his visit to the north west of England, at which he shared the message of Reform.