ERVAS E-Bulletin 6th June 2019

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ERVAS E-Bulletin - 6th June 2019
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Help to Make Things BettER Survey
East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) Ltd are carrying out a survey across the area to find out what things could make a positive difference to people living and working in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

This will help us to make sure that our current services and resources are being used in the best way possible, and also may help us to bring in additional funding to meet the needs that you tell us about.

Therefore it would be very much appreciated if you could complete the following 4 questions by the 15th July 2019.

Funded by The National Lottery Community Fund

Use the link above to enter the survey.


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: 

Social Media Training

Would Your Organisation Benefit from an Enhanced Social Media Presence?

Would You Like to Learn More about How to Maximise your Social Media Output and Become a Social Wiz?

If the Answer is YES then Look No Further!!!

Date: Tuesday 11th June
Time: 10:15 am till 12:45
Location: Toll Gavel United Church, Toll Gavel, Beverley HU17 9AA
To book on visit:

Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace. Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.
To book on visit: 

Applying for a Funding Bid

As part of this course, our HR & Funding Manager will provide you with all the information you need to apply for a funding bid to support your organisation or projects.

To book on visit

Budgeting for a Funding Bid Training

This course will teach you how to create budgets for use within a funding bid. If you are applying for funding for your organisation or projects, and need to know what to include in your budget and how to display it, this course is for you.

To book on please visit:

Cancer Champions Training Session

The aim of the Cancer Champion programme is to raise awareness of the early signs and symptoms of cancer, promote the national screening programmes and early detection.  Early detection saves lives, it matters! 

Date: Monday 17th June
Time: 9:30am till 12:00pm
Location: Asda Store, Mount Pleasant, Hull, HU9 2BN

Find out more.


Grant Availability and Funding Application Workshop

Funders both large and small will be on hand to provide you with practical advice on drafting and submitting  applications for grants and funds.

The event will take place at The Deep business centre between 9:30am and 12:30pm on Tuesday 18th June 2019. Free parking is available at the venue.
Find out more.

Social Value Workshop

  • Social Value Roadshow– The roadshow will give an overview of the wider international and national contexts, as well as the local partners’ knowledge of Lincoln and the surrounding areas. We will look at what social value is, why it is important to you, and how to take action. Social Value UK and Rose Regeneration will bring sector specific knowledge to guide attendees from public, private and civil society in how to navigate the social value landscape.
  • Local Networking– This is an opportunity for networking with local organisations from across all sectors, to share problems, opportunities, skills and resources from a local perspective.
  • Inspiring Impact– This is a VCS focused workshop looking at impact management with practical exercises, case studies, and tools that can be taken back to be used in attendees’ work and organisations
Find out more.

Jacob's Well Appeal Charity Sale

Join us at Toll Gavel Church Drive, Beverley, HU17 9AA on Saturday 22nd June from 9:00am to 3:00pm at our Charity Sale event.

We will be selling all sorts of bargains like books, DVDs, Clothes and we will also have a tombola with some fancy prizes to be won.

Find out more.

Pride Prom

Pride Prom 2019 is an event for LGBT+ young people from Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire, to celebrate the end of school with a prom they can attend, presenting how they like and with who they like.

This is a free event but if you are able, any donations made will be gratefully received and go directly to the event.

This event is for young people in the equivalent to school years 11,12 and 13.
Find out more.

       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.

Beware of the Bull Newsletter June 2019

Read more.

European Social Fund (ESF) Updates

Updates from ESF on information about guidance and  forms to apply for funding through the EuropeanSocial Fund online full application process.
Read more.


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

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. 


Hull Safeguarding Children's Board Update 31st May 2019

Find out more.


Department for Workplace and Pensions Update 30th May 2019

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CASPAR (NSPCC) Weekly News Update

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Community News

Details of news resources and articles taking place within the East Riding of Yorkshire are listed in the above link , however here is an overview of this month's news.

Canal River Trust - Making Life Better by Water

Our show garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live proves that great things happen when people work together. Come and see us at the BirminghamNEC between 13–16 June. Family festivals and exciting events are in abundance this summer, but with 2,000 miles of towpaths there’s plenty of space for everyone. Find your moment of calm, watch the ripples on the water and relax.
Find out more.

NAVCA Newsletter Issue 570 - 30th May 2019
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Police and Crime Commission Thank Volunteers for Making Humberside Safer

Thank-you for helping to make Humberside Safer I am writing to you now to say a huge ‘thank-you’ for helping to make the Humberside Police area a safer place to live Volunteers help in all walks of life-but across the whole Humber area they really are making a big difference whether this is as volunteers within my own organisation,the Humberside Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), Humberside Police,partner organisations engaged in contributing directly towards community safety, charities,or within the wider community as members of neighbours’ groups or community organisation

FISH and SENDIASS Bulletin - Edition 70 24th May 2019
Find out more.

Healthwatch - 'How Much do you know?' Online Survey

With this survey we would like to find out how much people know about Healthwatch East Riding of Yorkshire and the services they provide.The views and opinions you provide will help influence how the service is promoted and help us ensure that as many people as possible are aware of this service.

Find out more.


Beverley Minster Newsletter June 2019
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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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