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Leadership webinar this Friday

Leadership in voluntary organisations: Lunch time WebinarOn Friday 20th October, 12:00-13:00, the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership is hosting an on-line webinar on leadership and collaboration. Drawing on their research and work in the voluntary ...

James.Rees 18th Oct 2017

Autumn Series of Voluntary Action History Seminars

Welcome to the Autumn series of Voluntary Action History Seminars beginning at 6pm on 23rd October:John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University) on Richard Titmuss and Voluntary Action: From Problems of Social Policy to The Gift RelationshipRichard ...

Colin Rochester 15th Oct 2017

REMINDER - VSSN-VSR writing retreat, November 2017

Dear ColleaguesJust a reminder that the Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN) and its academic journal Voluntary Sector Review (VSR), will be holding a writing retreat hosted by the Open University's Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership ...

Macmillan, Rob 12th Oct 2017

Event in London on 7th November

Another exciting event this autumn!The next evening seminar run by the Centre for British Politics and Public Life, based at Birkbeck, University of Londonwill be Tuesday 7th November at 6pm, on:Civil society organisations trapped in ...

Linda Milbourne 12th Oct 2017

Research and Evaluation Manager vacancy at Church Urban Fund

Dear All,We're currently recruiting for a Research and Evaluation Manager to join the team at Church Urban Fund:https://jobs.theguardian.com/job/6600356/research-and-evaluation-manager/Experience of research in or about the voluntary sector would be a great asset in this role, so ...

Heather Buckingham 12th Oct 2017

VSSN day conference - November 23rd - bookings open

Bookings are now open for the next VSSN day conference on 23rd Novemberhosted by the Open University at Milton Keynes.Leading through challenging times: can the sector respond to the wider crisis of political and civil ...

Linda Milbourne 10th Oct 2017

RLA Call for Research Proposals

**** Apologies for cross-posting! ****Dear all,The RLA is excited to announce the latest round of call for research proposals. We have recently released three calls for proposals on the following:1) Investigating and modeling the impact ...

Tom Simcock 6th Oct 2017

Invite to tender for an evaluation of Comic Relief's Care Home Challenge 2 Fund

I am sharing news that Comic Relief are looking to commission an evaluation of the second round of our Care Home Challenge funding in case you are either interested in submitting a proposal yourself or ...

Alison Berks 6th Oct 2017

Invitation to Tender - Empowering Women and Girls through Sport Evaluation

I am sharing news that Comic Relief are looking to commission an evaluation of our 'Levelling the Field' grant funding initiative in case you are either interested in submitting a proposal yourself or know of ...

Alison Berks 6th Oct 2017

Baring Foundation - call for a learning partner (Strengthening the Voluntary Sector Programme)

Dear VSSN list,Members might find this research opportunity of interest.The Baring Foundation is pleased to announce a call for tenders for a learning partner to support our Strengthening the Voluntary Sector programme which aims to ...

Lowe, H. (Harriet) 4th Oct 2017