The Onslow St Audrey’s School will start lateral flow testing for Covid-19 for all students in January. Students and staff will be able to take a test and 30 minutes later get the result. Communities 1st, along with the Volunteer Centre in Welwyn Hatfield, have been asked to recruit and co-ordinate volunteers to assist with
We are delighted to tell you about the launch of our festive project ‘Christmas Kindness ’, which will be delivered in partnership with Small Acts of Kindness and HertsHelp. An army of volunteers are about to start packing the boxes so we expect boxes to be available for collection from Croxley Green early next week.
A lovely customer sent in a message about the great service she received from us and one of our fabulous volunteers Mellisa Melissa, you went above and beyond and we are extremely thankful for your time and dedication; may your friendship grow.
Members of our BAME Community across Hertfordshire have kindly put together a series of videos, in a range of languages, to share social distancing advice. It also highlights the importance of finding ways to look after our mental health as well as our physical health. www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/
NCVO useful toolkit on returning to your office Information on protecting and supporting the people working in your charity or voluntary organisation, and those who use your services during the coronavirus outbreak. https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/coronavirus/supporting-your-staff-volunteers-and-beneficiaries-and-keeping-safe#section-0
Know a local group who need extra support providing #COVID19 relief?You can now request support from the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership. Just complete the webform with details of the support you need. Types of support available: Transportation or delivery including medicine Personal protective equipment Financial support and advice Specialist training Guidance Mental health
We are still helping those that need it and Gary, one of our Compassionate Community Connector Volunteers is still helping with shopping needs in the community. Thank you Gary, you are doing wonderful work.
Peter has been shopping for those who are self isolating; it’s also introduced him to new ingredients for his own meals at the same time. Thank you Peter it’s an absolute pleasure working with you.
Compassionate Community Connector Volunteer Angela, has been a true champion in supporting residents within the community
Thank you Angela, you work extremely hard and it is greatly appreciated.
Compassionate Community Connector Volunteer Rod uses his transferable skills to help with recruitment and assigning volunteers
Thank you Rod for your time and continued commitment.