52 (almost) painless things your community can do – sometimes, when you know you want to take positive action in your community, having that initial inspiration is the hardest part. From setting up a photography club to running a car-sharing scheme, we’ve got some great ideas on what your community can do.
Effective Community Engagement Guidebook and Toolkit – we have created this handy resource, comprising a guidebook and toolkit, which brings together learning from a range of communities and provides a step-by-step guide to running an effective community engagement project. The link will open up on our Community First Yorkshire website.
Social Prescribing Guide and Toolkit – our toolkit gives an overview and checklist for organisations to help them provide services that improve people’s overall health and wellbeing, and connect them to their local communities. The link will take you to our Community First Yorkshire website.
Employing a member of staff – the perfect crib sheet for everything you need to know if you’re a voluntary group or small charity who is employing a member of staff for the first time.
Youth Loneliness toolkit – a Community First Yorkshire guide to supporting young people.
Workplace loneliness toolkit – a Community First Yorkshire guide to help manage loneliness at work.
Community First Yorkshire – Making Every Contact Count (MECC) – this webinar explains why tackling loneliness matters in our communities and how having connecting conversations, using the Making Every Contact Count approach, can help them be stronger and more resilient.
Community First Yorkshire and ACRE resources to help promote good safeguarding practices for community and village halls.
Children’s safeguarding policy and procedure: we have compiled these documents which you may find useful when compiling safeguarding policies and procedures. Each document should be carefully reviewed and tailored to meet the specific needs of your organisation.
Adults safeguarding procedure – We have compiled this safeguarding policy which should be used in conjunction with this Appendix; both documents should be carefully reviewed and tailored to meet your organisation
We have a wealth of resources to help you recruit, retain and support volunteers including a Volunteer Management toolkit and a Trustee Recruitment toolkit. Find all these resources and more on our volunteering page.