Sadly the Royal Cornwall show has been cancelled for 2020 due to covid-19 . We hope to see you all in 2021: Eve of show service 9th June, Show 10th-12th June.
We are looking for people to join the committee, we especially need a site manager. Also we will need volunteers for the various stands, hospitality stall etc. Please get in touch if you would like to know more and spread the word!
NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS during the COVID-19 outbreak. To do this we need an ‘army’ of volunteers who can support the 1.5m people in England who are at most risk from the virus to stay well. Our doctors, nurses and other professionals will be able to refer people in to NHS Volunteer Responders and be confident that they have been matched with a reliable, named volunteer.
You can help by signing up for one or more of the tasks listed below. Once you have registered and checks are complete you will be provided a log-in to the GoodSAM Responder app. Switch the app to ‘on duty’, and you’ll see live and local volunteer tasks to pick from nearby.
This programme enables volunteers to provide care or to help a vulnerable person, which is permitted under the new rules announced by the Government on 23rd March 2020. Volunteers may be asked to show the active task they are responding to if asked. Your NHS needs you! Join our team today.
Volunteers must be 18 or over, and fit and well with no symptoms. Those in higher-risk groups (including those over 70, those who are pregnant or with underlying medical conditions) will be able to offer support by telephone.
Your safety is our priority. The majority of tasks can be undertaken while social distancing and volunteers will receive guidance through our ‘getting started pack’. If you do become ill you can pause your volunteering.
Patient transport drivers will require an enhanced DBS check and will receive guidance to do this role safely, also included within the ‘getting started pack’.
Here are the ways you can support:
Community Response volunteer: This role involves collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies for someone who is self-isolating, and delivering these supplies to their home.
Patient Transport volunteer: This role supports the NHS by providing transport to patients who are medically fit for discharge, and ensuring that they are settled safely back in to their home.
NHS Transport volunteer: This role involves transporting equipment, supplies and/or medication between NHS services and sites, it may also involve assisting pharmacies with medication delivery.
Check-in and Chat volunteer: This role provides short-term telephone support to individuals who are at risk of loneliness as a consequence of self-isolation.
Due to the current situation with respect to
Coronavirus, we anticipate that the number of clients that will need our
help is likely to increase, especially as there may be school closures
and parents may have to stay at home and therefore will be unable to
We are asking you all if possible to be extra generous
with respect to food donations, we are already seeing signs of the
shelves being empty of certain items, such as Long Life Milk, Toilet
Rolls, Soap etc, and we are trying to pre-empt any shortages in the
We are aiming to run normally as long as advice remains
favourable, our clients are often very vulnerable and really gain such a
lot from the foodbank.
We have a number of volunteers who for
various reasons cannot help us out for the foreseeable future with
respect to our Thursday opening hours of 2pm until 4pm, therefore we are
also requesting that if any of you are willing and able to come to help
at the foodbank on Thursdays between 2pm and 4pm then we would be very
If you are able to offer help, please could you drop us
an email email@example.com or phone 01326 618575 during
opening hours Monday 11am until 1pm or Thursday from 2pm until 4pm.
MANY THANKS FOR YOUR HELP. The Foodbank Team.Highway Community Centre, Church Road, TR10 8DA Penryn, Cornwall
This post will support the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) in
delivering a service across the diocese, as part of the Safeguarding
We are looking for someone who is keen to use his or her skills,
knowledge and experience in safeguarding, within this unique setting.
Good communication skills and approachability are a must.
Based in Truro, the ADSA will be a key member of our small safeguarding team;
promoting best practice in all matters relating to safeguarding in the
diocese. This will include supporting parishes, clergy, and cathedral
staff. The ADSA will have a portfolio of casework and will support the
delivery of the safeguarding training framework.
This is an interesting opportunity for the right person who has a
social work, police, health or other relevant safeguarding background,
to grow and develop in a complex, challenging and undoubtedly rewarding
The Diocese of Truro is committed to resourcing and
encouraging church communities in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and
needs a highly skilled person to encourage a Diocesan-wide spirit of
We are looking to appoint a Generous Giving Adviser to implement our
generous giving strategy in alignment with the National Giving Strategy.
This aims to broaden the understanding of and engagement with
stewardship across the diocese and help build a thriving and generous
The majority of the role will be about getting out and meeting with
Parochial Church Councils (PCC’s), treasurers, clergy and congregations
to encourage and enable them to identify and then find the resources,
both financial and non-financial, necessary to fulfil their mission. The
role involves the continuing promotion and take up of the national
Parish Giving Scheme.
It is with great delight that I write to inform you that our ‘Kidz Klub’ is growing!
You may remember that in partnership with Alan Offord, The Salvation Army church became the venue for the Wednesday after school ‘Kidz Klub’. Since Alan’s passing, we have solely taken on this responsibility and we are growing!
Due to the numbers of children, ratios and safeguarding requirements, we are desperate for some more volunteers.
We would really appreciate it if you would make this known to your congregations and ask them to pray as to whether they feel this is something they could commit to.
The various roles needed are:
Walking bus – required 3pm at Falmouth Primary School, walk down to the church until approx 3:40pm
Kitchen – required at 3pm to prepare snacks, wash up, wash tables until approx 5:15pm (you do not need to have a passion for children’s work to do this role)
Team – join in with Kidz Klub – storytime, songs, craft, games etc – required at 3:00pm until 5:15pm
Although we organise a walking bus from Falmouth Primary school, we do receive children from 3 different schools. We are so blessed and privileged to be able to speak Jesus into the lives of these young people, We would love for this ministry to continue and would be so very grateful to anyone who would be willing to join our team. You do not need to commit each week, we have a rota and even if someone can only commit once a month, we would welcome them.
If you have anyone interested, please ask them to make contact with me (see numbers below). We will require a completed application form, DBS check and we will deliver our 2 hour safeguarding training.
Please pray for this ministry, the impact we are having on the local community and that God will raise up volunteers to enable this to continue.