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Home Office announces free portable criminal-record checks for volunteers

‘Thank You’ from the Volunteer Centre Volunteer Centre East Riding would like to thank everyone who took part in our local campaign last year to keep all portable criminal-record checks (CRBs) free for volunteers, with the introduction of the new system of checking. See article below.  Home Office announces free portable criminal-record checks for volunteers  […]

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ERVAS Volunteer Centre

Volunteer Centre East Riding The Volunteer Centre provides information, advice and support to both volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations.  We are based within ERVAS at Morley’s Cottage, Morley’s Yard, Walkergate, Beverley. HU17 9BY.  Tel: 01482 871077.  Fax: 01482 887574. Website: www.ervas.org.uk

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Data Protection

Lest anyone think that data protection is unimportant or does not apply to voluntary organisations: a national charity was in February 2010 found by the Information Commissioner to be in breach of the Data Protection Act, after several laptops were stolen during a burglary. The laptops were not locked away, and one contained unencrypted details […]

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