How should businesses and communities work together to tackle social issues?
Bankside businesses are invited to join Volunteer Centre Lambeth on 12 April for a bite-size event, hosted by Engage Lambeth. You will discuss and explore how employee volunteering and corporate social responsibility can help businesses to work with communities to provide solutions to social issues across local communities. The event will focus in particular on how employers can address the issue of worklessness through volunteering.
12 April 2013 08:30 – 10:30
Coin Street Community Builders Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH
What’s on the agenda?
08.30 – 09:15 Breakfast and networking
09.15 – 10.30 Talk and discussion
Who should attend?
- Employers interested in CSR and volunteering who would like to learn more about how to get involved
- Employers with a developed volunteering and CSR programme who want to understand how to engage effectively with the local community
- Community groups who would like to understand how to engage with businesses and benefit from employer supported volunteering
What should I do next?
Places are limited and available through contacting Volunteer Centre Lambeth. Contact Anna Richardson: 020 7326 5480 or cvm [at] lambeth.org.uk (subject: Event%2012th%20April%20%5Bvia%20Better%20Bankside%5D) for more information or book your place at www.engagelambeth.org.uk.
About Engage Lambeth
Engage Lambeth brings together businesses employers and community organisations across the borough to share time and skills through volunteering. They design projects that benefit community groups in Lambeth and will inspire, motivate and generate learning for volunteers.
About Volunteer Centre Lambeth
Volunteer Centre Lambeth is part of the Lambeth Voluntary Action Council. Their main aim is to improve the quality and quantity of volunteering within Lambeth by promoting volunteering opportunities and supporting volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations. They provide a range of services to promote volunteering and we supported 4,073 volunteers in 2012.