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Support

To enable and support the voluntary sector across Kent to become stronger and more robust, the consortium runs a number of countywide projects.

Employee Supported Volunteering (ESV)

Our free service matches employers with charities and community groups across Kent and coordinates volunteering sessions. We learn about charities volunteering needs including skilled, unskilled, group, individual volunteering options and share with employers.

 

Raising the Standard (REVAMP)

A straightforward Quality Mark for Volunteer Involving Organisations to both increase and showcase best practice in volunteer management.

 

Future Leaders/Diversity

Enabling organisations to examine and instigate actions to increase the diversity of their trustee boards so as to more accurately reflect the communities they serve.

 

Place-Based Social Enterprises

Governance, income generation, supply-chain development, setting up of training opportunities and job creation support for community groups wishing to develop as social enterprises or businesses seeking to operate in a more socially-responsible way.

Stronger Kent Community Events

Bringing together charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises working in similar fields across Kent to network, share best practice and gain practical tips and tools to strengthen their organisations and improve their practice.

These events include:-

  • Networking sessions, some of which are themed for Fundraisers and Volunteer Managers
  • Conferences
  • Fundraising drop ins

 

Training

A range of courses to support voluntary organisations to develop.  Our training programme is developed in response to needs identified by the sector.

Bespoke Training

At Stronger Kent Communities we offer bespoke training packages for voluntary groups.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in touch for more information about bespoke training packages.

 

 

 

Contact

For more information about any of our services:

contact@strongerkentcommunities.org.uk