Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

South Northants Volunteer Bureau (SNVB)

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
4 Whittons Lane, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6YZ
Telephone number:
01604 637522
Service description:
South Northants Volunteer Bureau (SNVB) work with volunteers and local voluntary groups. They place and support volunteers and offer support to organisations which use volunteers. Organisations turn to SNVB when they need volunteers or want advice or help with managing and developing their activities.

Community Minibus

SNVB's Community Minibus has 16 passenger seats all equipped with adjustable seatbelts. The air-conditioned minibus does have a low step for ease of access but it does not have a ramp or tail-lift for disabled or wheelchair access.

The drivers are employed by SNVB, MiDAS trained and DBS-checked.

Not-for-profit charities, community and voluntary groups as well as schools and statutory bodies can apply to be a group member of the scheme. The minibus can only be hired with the SNVB driver by eligible groups accepted as members of the scheme

Training

SNVB offer a range of quality training to enhance and develop skills for voluntary sector staff, volunteers and Trustees.

A range of training options are usually available including:

• Supporting & supervising volunteers
• Lone Worker Personal Safety training
• Adult Protection for those working with Vulnerable Adults
• Managing Change
• Organising a successful AGM
• Roles & Responsibilities of Trustees
• Managing Stress
• Communication Skills
• Basic First Aid

Cost:
Contact provider for details
Age range:
16 years - 99 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
03/10/2017
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