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Christmas Card Competition 2020

Oct 26, 2020



We're looking for young people in the following age categories to send us their design for our Christmas card cover.


4 - 11 years old

12 - 19 years old

Winners will receive a £50 Amazon voucher and have their design printed as a Christmas card. 

The winning designs will be sold to local retail outlets and customers with all proceeds going to Pro-Action.

All entries will be judged by three local artists in Hertfordshire. 

All designs must be the original painting or drawing by a child or young person in the published categories. Your design can be portrait or landscape but ideally in A5 size.

Closing date for entries is Friday 20th November 2020 at 12pm.

Send us your entries:

You can scan your entry and email it to: - please keep hold of your original design in case you are selected as a winner.

Send it to us by post:

Longmores Solicitors, 24 Castle Street, Hertford SG14 1HP

Please include you name, age, email address and contact number with your entry.


Carers in Hertfordshire Vacancies

Sep 03, 2020

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Carers in Hertfordshire are currently recruiting for these two positions:

Young Carers Co-Ordinator 

Full time (37 hours) 
Contract: 9 months (may be extended)
Salary: £20,344.39 FTE

Are you looking for a new challenge supporting young people to achieve their potential? Join us as a Young Carer Coordinator. You will support the team by taking referrals and holding a small caseload of families with emerging needs who need information and advice about local services. You will work with the administrator and a team of volunteers to ensure cases are regularly reviewed and young carers are offered appropriate support at key transitions. With experience there is potential to progress to become a Young Carer Support Advisor.

Closing date: Monday 7th September 
Interview Date: Monday 14th September

Young Carers Support Advisor

Full time (37 hours) Part time hours will be considered.
Salary: £22,269.37 FTE (37 hours) 

Are you passionate about supporting young people to achieve their potential? Join us as a Young Carer Support Advisor. You will build strong relationships with professionals across a range of services, including schools, in a geographical area to improve understanding and support for young carers and their families. You will hold a caseload of young carers and their families and work with them, to reduce age inappropriate caring and help them to have all the same opportunities as their peers. Some families will need very little support whilst for others you will need to lead a team around the family to ensure they receive the help they need. 

Closing date: Monday 7th September, 9am
Interview Date: Monday 14th September.

Covid - 19 Ready Training Programme 2020

Aug 04, 2020

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We're pleased to say we will be delivering our 'Covid-19 ready' training courses for our members this autumn.

We will be delivering a mixture of online, webinar and face to face learning to support our members and reduce the transmission of the coronavirus. 

Be sure to book early as places are limited!

To book your place complete this form here:

Any queries just email us: 

​Neighbourly Covid-19 Community Fund

Apr 15, 2020


Micro grants are available for charities and community groups that are existing members of the “Neighbourly” CSR platform, to support good causes that are helping communities affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.

​Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Coronavirus Relief Fund

Apr 15, 2020

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Grants are available for charities and community groups dealing with the emerging issues in the community caused by the threat of the Covid-19 outbreak. 

​Open Emergency Funds Community Emergency Fund - Sport England

Apr 15, 2020

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This new fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Free resources from Alzheimer's Society

Jan 28, 2020

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Nearly a third of young people know someone with dementia – become a Dementia Friend today to support them. 


Dec 11, 2019

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Hertfordshire Year of Culture 2020 (HYOC2020) is a year to showcase Hertfordshire as a county of creative and cultural opportunity.

Generation Z want to become trustees - they just don't know how

Dec 04, 2019

Gen Z

The FSI share an insight into potential volunteers in Generation Z.

Member SASA wows royalty

Nov 21, 2019

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In October, our Member SASA School of Performing Arts and their students had the most amazing opportunity to perform at Windor Castle for HRH Earl of Wessex - Prince Edward for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards!

New Youth Jobs Gap Report

Oct 03, 2019

Youth Jobs Gap

A new report from Impetus PEF as part of their Youth Jobs Gap series shows that 75% of young people who are NEET for 3 months have been NEET for 12 months.

Get £100 every time you refer a young person to NCS this autumn

Sep 23, 2019

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NCS want every 16 & 17 year old in England to have the opportunity to experience the NCS programme.

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