Covid-19 has changed the shape of organisations across the world. This conference explored how the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations in the health and wellbeing sector could adapt and thrive in the future.

Morning Speakers

Covid-19 and InequalitiesIona Lidington, Director of Public Health, Assistant Director Healthy and Safe Communities, Kingston Council

Social Prescribing Youth NetworkPaul Jarvis-Beesley, Head of Health, StreetGames

Reducing Health Inequalities for Black and Asian communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Dr Tushna Vandrevala Associate Professor in Health Psychology, Kingston University

Loneliness during the pandemic: Olivia Field, Head of Health and Resilience Policy, British Red Cross

Afternoon Workshops

Building a more digitally savvy team with Superhighways PowerPoint Slides
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Superhighways cover how you can support your staff and volunteers to become digitally competent. With practical ideas on how you can take your clients on the digital journey with you.

Diverse and Inclusive Volunteering with Volunteering Kingston PowerPoint Slides
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The Volunteering Kingston team discuss the benefits of having a diverse volunteer base and what it means to be truly inclusive. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to plan a recruitment strategy to reach a more diverse group of volunteers.

Funding in the Health and Wellbeing arena‚Äč with Kingston Voluntary Action PowerPoint Slides
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Kingston Voluntary Action will highlight available funding streams in the sphere of health and wellbeing and what is required to apply to them. By the end of the workshop participants will be aware of funding available to them; have identified potential funds to apply to, and be clear about the information that they need to provide to build a strong funding application to different funds.

How To Compassionately Support Your Workforce And Volunteers During These Uncertain And Challenging Times with Kingston Adult Education PowerPoint Slides
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Kingston Adult Education present advice on how you can support your teams through these challenging times. The workshop includes an insight into how to support everyone with a compassionate approach to ensure both the needs of your employees/volunteers and you are met.