All the partners, friends and voluntary sector colleagues from around the Island are cordially invited to come along and do some early evening Christmas shopping and help celebrate the official opening of our Sabirian shop at 68 High Street, Newport on Wednesday 21st November, starting at 5pm.… Read More...
Good governance in charities is fundamental to their success. However in practice it can be challenging to achieve, particularly in smaller charities where there are fewer resources for board development and where the boundaries between operations and governance might be more blurred.… Read More...
Community Action Isle of Wight has recently been successful in tendering for the Isle of Wight Council funded support role for the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector on the Island.
This support role has three broad elements:
Training and organisational support
The Volunteer Centre service
Support and co-ordination for representation from the VCSE sector
To help inform our current understanding of the VCSE sector on the Island and its future support needs, groups are asked to please undertake a brief survey which is accessible through the link below.… Read More...
With public sector and grant funding diminishing charities have got to look at new ways of helping the communities they serve. Sabirian is our initiative that has been developed over the last year.
At its heart is a desire to provide training, work placement and employment opportunities to Islanders facing additional barriers to employment.