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Derbyshire Volunteer Passport

Woodville Youth Centre, 8 Moira Rd, Woodville, Swadlincote DE11 8DG
20 November 2019 - 18 December 2019
18.30 - 20.30

Free training for people who volunteer or want to volunteer in Derbyshire.

You will receive a Level 1 Volunteer Passport certificate and photo ID badge when you successfully complete all 5 sessions

The sessions will take place at: Woodville Youth Centre, 8 Moira Rd, Woodville, Swadlincote DE11 8DG.

Course Dates

 Equality, Diversity & Inclusion  Weds 20 Nov  18.30-20.30
 Health and Safety  Weds 27 Nov  18.30-20.30
 First Aid  Weds 4 Dec   18.30-21.30
 Keeping Yourself & Others Safe  Weds 11 Dec   18.30-20.30
 Person Centred Approach  Weds 18 Dec  18.30-20.30


Download the poster and booking form below.

For more information or to book, contact Elspeth or Tracy at South Derbyshire CVS:

Telephone 01283 219761 or email

File attachment: VCI Passport Nov-Dec 2019.pdf
File attachment: Learner Booking Form.doc

South Derbyshire Community Forum: Loneliness & Isolation

Midway Community Centre, DE11 0FH
27 November 2019
10am - 12.30pm

The theme of the next South Derbyshire Community Forum will be Loneliness & Isolation.

The agenda will include:

Social Connectedness
An introduction to Social Connectedness, looking at the Government's strategy to tackle loneliness and isolation, what this means on a local level and future plans to reduce it in South Derbyshire; including the opportunity to join a new task and finish group that is being set up to address the issue.

IsLAND Project (Isolation & Loneliness Action Networks Derbyshire)
An overview of the IsLAND project and what it can offer to organisations and services that tackle loneliness and isolation in diverse ways across Derbyshire.

Colin Edis will provide an update from Enrych about their Connect service, which introduces and helps adults with disabilities and their carers to use computers and the Internet.

South Derbyshire Community Bus
An introduction to the Community Bus and what it can bring to the area.

An update on funding from CVS Development Officers

News, Information Sharing and Networking
An opportunity to hear from local groups and share ideas, issues or solutions.

Please book via Eventbrite:

Contact Elspeth Frudd for more information
T: 01283 219761 Email:

File attachment: Nov19 Community Forum Poster - Loneliness and isolation.pdf

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