Great night on Saturday: Thoroughly enjoyed appearing on Jeremy Orbell's Pleasuredome show at Peterborough FM: If you missed the show then relive the hour here – put the kettle on, pour a cuppa, put your feet up and tune in!
Listen to Katie, Jake and Alastair form the Deepings School, talk about their work experience and the benefits of ASDAN's Volunteering at an Event qualification.
Get in touch for our step by step guide on how to plan, run and evaluate a community event
We are delighted to announce we have become an accredited centre to deliver the ASDAN CVQ: Visit our website www.discovercvq.org for full details:
What is CVQ?
The Community Volunteering Qualifications are a nationally accredited qualification through ASDAN. They are a great way to boost your CV, earn recognition for your volunteering and make a difference to your local community.
• are for anyone aged 14 + who chooses to give their time for the benefit of the community
• are portfolio based and externally moderated by the Discover Volunteering team
• are designed to reward volunteering with a national qualification
• are ideal for those who have completed or are working towards GCSEs, A Levels, NVQs, Sports Leaders Awards, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award or Degree Level Studies
• are perfect for a range of settings:
- Schools, Academies and Colleges
- Youth and Community Groups
- National Citizen Service
- Clubs and Societies
- Business Volunteering Days
Why Choose CVQ?
• Encourages candidates to take responsibility for their own learning
• National accreditation for the candidates volunteering experience
• Is relevant for a wide range of settings including individuals, schools, colleges and youth groups
• Promotes good practice in volunteering
• Helps volunteers develop generic transferable skills
• Supports progression opportunities for volunteers
• Suited to all abilities and time frames
• It’s great fun and gives the volunteer a sense of personal achievement
Listen to Pete on BBC Radio Lincolnshire's breakfast show hosted by Rod Whiting on Monday 21st January at 8.40am. Tune in on 94.9FM to find out more about our exciting new project and through recent work with the Big Lottery about 'Blue Monday', which is Monday! Not sure what 'Blue Monday' is?, well you'll have to tune in to find out more!