ERVAS E-Bulletin 2nd October 2019

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ERVAS E-Bulletin - 11th September 2019
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Details of all training taking place within the East Riding of Yorkshire are listed on our website above, however here is an overview of this month's events.

Natwest Friends Against Scams & Digital Safety Training

NatWest Community Banker Amanda Smith, will be providing practical and impartial guidance on how to keep yourself safe from scams through the Friends against scams training programme. The sessions will include a look at a wide range of different scams including how to spot and avoid them.
We have various dates coming up for the Beverley, Pocklington and Withernsea areas over the coming months. 
Find out more at: 

Date: Monday 7th October 2019 from 2pm to 4pm

L3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (Qualsafe)

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, shock, wounds and bleeding and minor injuries. The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide basic first aid in voluntary and community activities. 

Find out more at:

Date: Monday 14th October 2019 from 9am to 4:30pm

Free 2.5 hours First Aid Awareness Training

Delivered by a Yorkshire Ambulance Service Community Engagement Trainer the course content includes CPR and also shows how to treat the most common emergencies such as heart attack or stroke; skills that could be vital in an emergency. The Community Engagement Trainer is able to adapt the course to meet the needs of the group and this has proved successful in enabling everyone to join in and learn these vital skills.

Find out more at

Date: Monday 21st October 2019 from 12:30pm to 3pm

To view other available training courses then please visit




Community, Volunteering and Social Enterprise Fayre

The purpose of the event – showcasing and celebrating community groups, volunteering and social enterprises.
Join us to showcase and celebrate the vibrant community in Bridlington and the East Riding of Yorkshire. The aims of the event are to; –

  • bring community groups, charities, social enterprises and local services together to showcase their work and provide opportunities for mutual support through networking.
  •  share information, knowledge and resources for community support.
  •  promote volunteering and link potential volunteers to opportunities.
Find out more.

Date: Thursday 24 October 2019
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Venue: Christ Church, 2 Quay Road, Bridlington, YO15 2AP

Humber Charity Network Event

The event will provide an insight into an overview on the benefits of becoming a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, details of the main responsibilities you should be aware of as a trustee, 
information on how to make the most of your Trustee’s Report and strengthen internal controls around charity finances and create new links and networking opportunities with other organisations.

Find out more.

Date: Wednesday 6th November
Time: 8:00am to 11:30am
Venue: The Hallmark Hotel, Ferriby High Road, North Ferriby, HU14 3LG

       Local-Links           Website

Please follow the link above to direct you to the Local-Links website.

Local-Links is a platform that you can use to find out what organisations are running events and clubs around your local area. Find out who is running a book club that you have been wanting to find or maybe you just want to find a coffee morning to go to and meet some new friends.

Funding News

Funding Portal

Please see the link above for more details on funding news and charitable grants around the east Riding.

NCVO Funding Round - Up September 2019

Find out more.

Beware of the Bull Funding Newsletter September 2019
Find out more.


To see all vacancies within the Hull and East Riding areas then visit our website at

Legislative and Good Practice Updates 
Please find details of legislative updates such as information from and any safeguarding news or articles.
Find weekly bulletins from Hull Safeguarding Children's Board and NSPCC. 

SAFE Safeguarding Round-Up

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CASPAR (NSPCC) Weekly Update
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Community News

Details of news resources and articles taking place within the East Riding of Yorkshire are listed below.

Healthwatch Community Partnership E-Bulletin September 2019

Find out more.

Smile Community Hive September Newsletter
Find out more.

CCG September 2019 News - Issue 35
Find out more.

Active Humber Autumn Newsletter
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Beverley Minster News October 2019
Find out more.

FISH Bulletin Edition 5 - 26th September 2019
Find out more.

Find an Opportunity
Youth Opportunities
If you have any queries on volunteering pleases contact us on 01482 871077 or email us at .

Please follow the top link (light blue) above to take you to the nationwide Volunteering website 'Do-It'. This website hosts a huge array of volunteering opportunities around the nation. Just type in your postcode, location or activity you are searching for and it will bring up all the volunteering opportunities relating to your search criteria. 

Follow the bottom link (dark blue) to be directed to the Volunteen website where you can browse volunteering opportunities for young people. just like the Do-It website key in your search criteria see your results.

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