12 Jan

Volunteer knitters wanted for new SAINT project

Volunteers from VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project are looking to involve individuals, knitting groups and any other interested community groups in a project that helps children to cope with traumatic experiences. Northumbria Police’s ‘Trauma Teddies’ scheme involves police officers giving a teddy to young children they meet during their daily patrols or…

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20 Nov

SAINT – Ideas for New Action in 2019?

Hi All SAINT are keen to start some new projects in the New Year and are actively looking for volunteers with social action ideas. Contact either Josie or Sarah by email. Josie.Robinson@voda.org.uk  or Rebecca.Southern@voda.org.uk Download flyer here. What is the SAINT project? The SAINT project aims to support local people into social action who face…

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23 Oct

October SAINT News

Hi Social Action is a great way to create a community focused volunteering project with a small group over a short period. We’re currently looking for more people to support with the projects we’re running, but also keen to hear new ideas for projects in North Tyneside! Download SAINT News here. Groups or individuals can…

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01 Jun

SAINT’s allotment looking for volunteers

VODA

VODA’s SAINT (Social Action in North Tyneside) project supports people who face barriers to get involved in volunteering. As part of the project, we have taken on a small plot at Whitley Bay Community Allotment. This volunteering opportunity is perfect for individuals who might not have enough time for their own allotment, know little about…

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20 May

Social Action in North Tyneside (SAINT)

VODA

What is the SAINT project? The SAINT project aims to support local people into social action who face barriers to volunteering. VODA will engage and support people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties, learning difficulties, poor physical health, long term unemployment or social isolation. The purpose of the project is to empower individuals to…

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