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Dementia Cafe – making a difference

The Dunmow Dementia Cafe recently celebrated its first birthday, and in the past year it has grown from being a small pilot group for a few people into a thriving social, peer-support group that has outgrown the Uttlesford Community Hub…

Vacancy – Community Builder South Uttlesford

CVS Uttlesford – the community and voluntary sector charity is recruiting a part-time Community Builder on a 12 month contract, to develop existing relationships and create new opportunities for residents in the south of our district. This is a part-time…

Job Opportunity with new West Essex social enterprise

WECAN – the West Essex Community Action Network is recruiting a “Community Enabler” to work across Uttlesford on a fixed term contract to 31st March 2021 Application for the post of: Community Enabler (this post is subject to an enhanced…

RA Butler’s Pioneering Dragons Apprentices

The first junior dragon’s apprentices in Uttlesford, Year 6 pupils at RA Butler, honed their entrepreneurial skills as they pioneered CVSU’s “Junior Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge” in Uttlesford Primary Schools. Working in teams, they brainstormed potential projects, researched materials and resources…

Working to make Dunmow more Dementia Friendly

The Council for Voluntary Services Uttlesford (CVSU) have developed a pilot scheme in the town to help businesses assist and support people with dementia. Project leader Steve Shoesmith said: “The aim is to raise awareness of dementia and create a…

Falls Awareness Workshop – Dunmow 7th August 2019

CVS Uttlesford are pleased to offer a two hour workshop on the topic of Falls, in conjunction with Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust Description The aims of this falls awareness workshop are: For participants to find out more about falls,…

Mental Health Awareness Workshop – Dunmow 2nd August 2019

CVS Uttlesford are pleased to offer a free half day workshop in Mental Health Awareness in partnership with Mind in West Essex Description An introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health. It is designed to give: An…

Mental Health Awareness Workshop – Saffron Walden 12th July 2019

CVS Uttlesford are pleased to offer a free half day workshop in Mental Health Awareness in partnership with Mind in West Essex Description An introductory four hour session to raise awareness of mental health. It is designed to give: An…

Free Workshops for Volunteers and Voluntary Organisations

The focus of our workshops for Uttlesford volunteers and voluntary organisations from now until the end of March 2020 will be Emotional and Physical wellbeing. We are pleased to offer the following funded workshops for organisations and volunteers operating in…