Red Cross Refugee Support Volunteers undertake a comprehensive training course before becoming part of a team that supports a former refugee family build a new life in Nelson. If you would like to become a Refugee Support Volunteer the next course starts 10th Feb 2018.
Calling all Primary and Intermediate School Teachers - book this wonderful free asthma show through the Nelson Asthma Society, [email protected] This is a thoroughly entertaining health promotion show that will help our young people to take care of their lungs and improve their long term health outcomes by reducing asthma symptoms.
The Nelson Festivals Trust is being formed as an independent Charitable Trust to take responsibility for the governance, operations and future direction of the Nelson Arts Festival. Following the recent appointment of the Chair, we are now seeking Trustees to join the Board.
The Richmond Riding for the Disabled are looking for volunteers to assist with our therapeutic horse riding lessons for our clients. Horse knowledge and or knowledge regarding people with a disability an advantage but not necessary. We are always in need of volunteers even if you do not wish to assist with our lessons. Others areas of assistance gardening, maintenance, poo picking or bagging poo for sale. Please contact
If you are a community group in Marlborough, Nelson or Tasman dedicated to helping families or providing social services, you may be eligible to apply for the Tindall Foundation Family & Social Services Sector funding.
Please come along to our first Nelson Community & Whanau meeting for 2018. We have been very lucky have Clarke Ching - an International speaker, management consultant and author of the business novel "Rolling Rocks Downhill” coming along to speak about bottle necking in your Organisation. We also have We will also be having Nicola Gausel & Matt Walters from the Nelson City Council coming to speak about - Community Investment Fund 2018/19. Nicola and Matt will provide an update on this year’s funding round and the new priority areas set for 2018/19.
We have three desktop PC to donate to a good home - first come, first served!
By the end of this workshop participants will be able to: > define maltreatment and list the four types of maltreatment > recognise indicators of each type of maltreatment > explain the impact of maltreatment and family violence on children and young people > identify ways to support a child or young person who has experienced maltreatment or family violence > demonstrate an appropriate response to a disclosure of abuse > Develop a plan to minimise repeated intergenerational maltreatment.
Having a new baby is one of the most amazing (and scary) things in life. There’s so much to learn and so many new things to get used to. You get no sleep. There’s another hungry mouth to feed. And your body is exhausted. This course will help you to care for your baby and yourself. More than 80 other mums have taken this course. Time and again, we’ve seen them go on to do amazing things. You could be next.
The Community Organisation Grants Scheme (COGS) provides government funded grants to support voluntary and not-for-profit organisations working in local communities and neighbourhoods. The COGS Distribution Committee (LDC) is holding public meetings to identify funding priorities for the coming year.