At the Volunteer Centre we’re gearing up for Volunteers’ Week. The Week is a national celebration and promotion of volunteering that runs from 1-7 June every year.
Are you doing anything for Volunteers Week? Let us know! We’re always happy to promote any news or events from local organisations.
If you want to see full details of what we’re up to see our Volunteers Week page, but here’s a quick run down:
Volunteer Fair - Friday 2nd June
Bexley National Austistic Society are very pleased to welcome Geoff Evans back to Bexley to talk about the impact of puberty/adolescence for youngsters on the Autistic Spectrum on Friday 16th June, 7.00-9.30pm.
Since qualifying as a social worker in the 1970s Geoff has dedicated his career to supporting individuals with autism and is considered by many as an expert in the field. He has written various publications, gained a reputation as both a national and international speaker and sits as an independant chair on a local authority consultation group.
How can we be good trustees?
I was asked to speak at an AGM earlier this year about good governance so I started by identifying what good practice says about governance. The latest edition of the Good Trustee Guide; the bible for voluntary sector governance, outlines twelve essential board responsibilities which include:
Geddes Place United Reformed Church will be holding a Quiz Night on Saturday 20th May at 7pm.
It will be a general knowledge quiz raising funds to support Christian Aid.
Six people to a team - but if you're not a full team, you're still more than welcome and everyone is encouraged to bring their own drinks and nibbles.
Tickets are £6 per team (includes tea/coffee during the interval) and doors open at 6.30pm.