Community CVS are seeking to recruit a new project officer for the Preston area to recruit and support unemployed and economically inactive people to improve their employment and educational prospects. You will identify opportunities for participants to gain experience/confidence, appropriate learning opportunities, and volunteering, to enable them to achieve the positive outcomes of job search, employment and education. We are seeking someone with local knowledge of Preston, who can enthusiastically promote the project through local contacts and groups.

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Action for Jobs

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We can give you a helping hand to learn new skills, gain experience and build your confidence to get a job.

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Plan for the future

Community CVS can offer business support to third sector organisations.

Identifying organisational need through a full diagnostic report.

Develop and implement a realistic growth and sustainablity plan.

Understand how to address barriers and construct solutions resulting in a clear strategy.
e-mail Lynn Trickett now to check if you are eligible.


Community Volunteer Awards 2020

Celebrating the Borough’s unsung heroes.

Nominations still open!

Do you know a volunteer, have a neighbour or know of any business or organisation making a real positive difference to the lives of residents and communities in Blackburn with Darwen?

Why not nominate them for an award?

Please note: due to the current COVID-19 situation the ceremony will be rescheduled at a suitable future date. Nominations will still be open as many volunteers and groups are doing heroic things to help in the situation. We will keep you posted with any new developments..

You can find the nomination forms here.