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Practical ideas for a successful grant funding bid. What funders are looking for - what to include. Finding the right fund. Resources. Where to get support. For more information on events and training, please contact Teresa at: or to book yourself a place for this training, click here:

Bexhill Town Hall
12 September 10:00AM
To 12 September 1:00PM

The aims: To raise awareness of what adult abuse and how to raise a concern
The objectives:
• To introduce the legislation regarding safeguarding adults
• To understand the different forms of abuse and recognise signs
• To know how to react and what to do if someone discloses abuse

Jackson Hall
14 September 10:00AM
To 14 September 1:00PM

Learning how to market your voluntary organisation doesn't have to be complicated. There are many easy actions you can take to reach your target audience, educate the public, and increase support for your mission. This marketing workshop will help your organisation: Spread your message and mission statement. Bring in new and satisfy current (grant) funders. To book yourself a place for this training, please click on:

Bexhill Town Hall
14 September 11:00AM
To 14 September 1:00PM

Team HVA is taking part in this sponsored walk in aid of the free legal advice services in Hastings: CAB1066, HARC, BHT.

14 September 5:00PM
To 14 September 8:00PM

Health & Social Care view the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) as a vital partner in putting prevention at the heart of health and care services. Join the conversation at the next Rother Community Network to explore how we can work together to support local communities to take a greater role in promoting health & wellbeing. To register yourself a place to attend this event, please click here:

Battle Memorial Hall
21 September 9:45AM
To 21 September 1:00PM

As part of our CRF Learning Programme HVA are pleased to be partnering with One You ES to offer free Level 2 MECC training to local individuals and groups.
MECC is a practical introduction to the skills needed when talking to people about the issues they are concerned about or the changes they are seeking to make and supporting them to identify and access the things that could help them. So if your work brings you into frequent contact with people and you want to improve the likelihood of making a real difference, this training could be for you.

Jackson Hall
30 September 10:00AM
To 30 September 1:00PM


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Rother Voluntary Action

•    HAIRE is funded by the Interreg 2 Seas programme and co-funded by the European Regional...

Rother wide
Monday, August 22, 2022
17.5hrs -24hrs per week (TBC) (fixed 6 months post initially)
Rother Voluntary Action

Do you possess the passion, drive, and business acumen to oversee and grow our position as the...

Sunday, August 28, 2022
Full time
Care for the Carers

This is a great opportunity to take on a rewarding role within a dynamic and passionate team...

East Sussex
Monday, August 22, 2022
Up to 37 hours per week, part time hours will be considered

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