Dates for the Employment, Training and Enterprise Forum, Health and Social Care Forum and the next INVOLVE meeting have been announced.
Take a look at NCVO's response to the spending review with information about departmental spending cuts, apprenticeships and volunteering, a reprieve for the Big Lottery Fund and more.
Would you like to help young people in Merton to achieve their Bronze DofE award, supporting them through some of their activities and to mentor them as an adult with an appreciation of their circumstances?
Crisis UK provides companionship and support to tackle loneliness and isolation, and help people take their first steps out of homelessness. Volunteers are needed for their residential centres and for the night shifts. Are you able to give some time?
Winter can be seriously bad for the health of older people and those with long term conditions. GPs in Merton are supporting a new national NHS campaign to highlight what residents can do to stay well this winter.
Football coaching and workshops with Fulham Football Foundation and Catch 22 for 16 - 24 year olds. 12 week programme.
Sleep Scotland Sleep Counsellor Training is a 6-day course aimed at professionals who work with children and young people with additional support needs.
Going for a Song Wimbledon - a new singing group for the over 55's in Wimbledon Town Centre
An Employability course, supported by Moat Housing, designed for people who may be taking the first steps towards employment, career planning or setting up their own business.
by Beau Fadahunsi
As a Trustee, should your Charity not have sufficient funds to meet its financial obligations and your organisation becomes insolvent, you could be deemed to have acted negligently and thus be held personally liable for the Charity’s debts. Get advice from Beau on how to avoid this!
by Beau Fadahunsi
As somebody who has not only been a Luddite, but also a sceptic when it comes to social media, I came away from the Impact Aloud conference, hosted by Superhighways, converted and inspired.
by Anonymous
The Healthwatch Merton Outreach Team and Event Volunteers took to the streets of Mitcham in September to seek your views and concerns about the local area. Our volunteer Naomi Phillip blogs about our work and the results.
by Ray
More and more businesses are going the extra mile and getting involved in their community…and the stats prove it!
Deadline: Sunday, 6 December 2015
Attic Theatre Company is looking for a Projects Administrator to join the company for two days per week (Wednesday plus one other) for an initial 6 month period (with a possible extension to 12 months).
Deadline: Wednesday, 9 December 2015
Merton Council is currently seeking a Family Engagement Officer to support the development, implementation and on-going delivery of children’s centre activities in accordance with the statutory guidance, EYFS, Ofsted framework and local authority targets, supporting positive outcomes for children.

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