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15 hours ago
based palliative care is the basic premise of Tidewell’s services, involving the support of physicians, registered nurses, social service counselors, certified nursing assistants and volunteers, all following a prescribed plan of care. Tidewell’s ...
WAVERLY via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
20 hours ago
“The College of Social Work is privileged to have returned Peace Corps volunteers in our program,” said Karen Sowers, dean of the College of Social Work. “Their real-world exposure enriches the classroom experience as well as their local field placements.
Knoxville via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 day ago
feel this is inappropriate. Halloween isn’t a social service or a charity in which I have to buy candy for less fortunate children ... we already pay more than enough taxes toward actual social services.” Yoffe lit the writer up with an appropriately ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
The United Nations has helped set up a youth alliance committed to serving their communities through volunteerism in the Asia-Pacific region, where more than 80 million young people of working age are unemployed, the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said today.
Children and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
I was saddened, but not surprised to read of the archbishop of Canterburys warning about an upsurge in racist comments (Cameron hardens stance on Brussels £1.7bn demand, 28 October). Although these are not criminal or violent acts, the language we use casually to describe others we perceive as[...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducationMental HealthMinorities and ImmigrationCriminal Justice
2 days ago
Ministerial aides have privately unveiled proposals to kickstart a market in local authority child safeguarding functionsThe government's aspirations to kickstart a market in child protection services and make it easier for councils to outsource safeguarding functions continue apace.The Guardian can[...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
Justice ministry contracts in England and Wales awarded to businesses and charities that will work with offendersTwo outsourcing companies, Sodexho and Interserve, are to be put in charge of more than half of probation services in England and Wales under the most far-reaching privatisation in the cr[...]
Charities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
3 days ago
Ex-hedge fund manager Diana Barran set up a domestic abuse charity to transform the way agencies work together to safeguard victimsDiana Barran is not the boastful type but she does feel gratified to have made a measurable difference to the lives of domestic violence victims. She set up Caada (Co-or[...]
CharitiesWomenChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismWomens Issues
3 days ago
Young people around the world must “raise your voices” so they are heard loud and clear, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a packed audience of youth Ministers, experts, activists and volunteers this morning, kicking off the First Global Forum on Youth Policies, in Azerbaijan, it[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
3 days ago
New research backs our call to all political parties to fund community groups that are often the glue holding society togetherThe coalition government has slashed funding for small community groups, which all too often are seen as the nice to have part of our society. They are praised and thanked, b[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Mind says majority of funds goes to physical health, with some local authorities unaware they are responsible for mental healthLess than 1.5% of English local authorities public health budget is spent on preventing mental health problems, with some councils spending nothing, research by the charity [...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMental Health
6 days ago
hile the site of the event was changed in the last week amid some controversy, over 300 disadvantaged citizens still came by to take advantage of a charity effort that was the brainchild of resident Courtney Urban and will benefit local social service ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
6 days ago
irst Lady of Mission Geary wasn’t born in Mission, but she’s made her mark in the city since arriving in 1982 as a member of Volunteers for Education and Social Services to teach elementary students at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church–a job ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
6 days ago
Shelter wants to curb practice by rogue landlords of throwing tenants out if they complain about inadequate conditionsShelter, the housing charity, is calling for a ban on revenge evictions, which it says are being carried out by bad landlords on tenants who dare to complain about inadequate conditi[...]
HousingCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
6 days ago
peration Grace, a mobile dental clinic, set up shop at the Salvation Army in Minneapolis Saturday morning. The clinic works throughout the state with various social service agencies. It is looking for more volunteers to help with future clinics.
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Volunteers are providing healthy meals for children from low-income families outside term time. Why isnt the government?A year ago, single mother Aida Voskian, 51, was suffering from depression brought on by suffocating personal debts: You worried whether you could switch the heating on because you [...]
ChildrenPovertyCharitiesHealthEducationChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunte
1 week ago
GCHQ protects the nation from established and emerging threats to security, including cyber attacks, international and domestic terrorism, organised crime and the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. You could be involved in ...
TARGETjobs UK via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Your report (£8bn cost of mental illness in maternity, 20 October) made me very sad. I have been involved for 13 years in Home Start, a charity that supports young families, many of which suffer from postnatal depression, by supporting them with trained volunteers in their homes until they fee[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and Volu
1 week ago
Research for Business in the Community shows long-term joblessness proportionally much higher among older workersMore than a million people over 50 have been pushed out of work, costing the UK economy billions, according to a new report to be launched by Prince Charles on Thursday.The princes charit[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Prior to taking on one of the toughest jobs in public life, Stevens was a hospital porter who rose to become a key player in the direction of the NHS under Tony Blairs governmentSimon Stevenss 26-year career in healthcare has been partially defined by questions about the role of private enterprise.T[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 week ago
Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has declared that abolishing the national charity regulator will “break the shackles of red tape around the ankles” of Not for Profits in Australia. Asked by fellow Liberal Party politician Craig Laundy during Question Time ...
Pro Bono Australia via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
n other sectors, almost a third of health charities paid directors to attend board meetings, compared with 15 per cent in aged care and four per cent in social services. Only 16 per cent of charity directors reported being paid at all. The median fee for ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 week ago
Thank you for reporting the rising rate of prison suicides as an issue of important concern (Terrible toll of prison suicides, 22 October). One practical suggestion that might ease the problem would be to extend the responsibilities of listeners in our jails so that they also become watchers. Establ[...]
Charities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Suits #bringyourfiancetoworkday #hashtag Bellisario will play Claire, a law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic. Claire will meet Mike in a flashback during his days as a messenger. The two began to date while Mike helps Claire with one ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
Carmel McConnells Magic Breakfast charity aims to help ensure poverty and hunger dont stop children learningCarmel McConnell first came across hungry schoolchildren as a business consultant 14 years ago. Shed visited some schools in east London while researching a book about creating a fairer societ[...]
ChildrenPovertyChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
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3 weeks ago
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249 weeks ago
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