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Members News

CO3 loves to celebrate the impact its members have on their beneficiaries’ lives, and to promote their vital work.

Read about some of the excellent projects happening in our network in this week’s Member News.

If you are a CO3 member and have any news you would like to share with the wider CO3 network please email louise@co3.bz for more information.


CO3- Calls For Help 

Ruffer Investing Guide

Legal Island Webinar

CDHN - Survey Impact Practice

Brain Injury Matters Conference

Techies In Residence

Interchange Appointments


CO3- Calls For Help

Our #CallsForHelp service allows members to request help and assistance from our wider network.
If you have any questions or issues you would like to feature in this weeks email, send a 100 word description to louise@co3.bz 
All Calls For Help will be handled confidentially.  Permission will be requested before any contact information is shared at any point throughout the help process.




Removal Company
A member would like to hear if anyone has used a removal company they could recommend to help with an office move in Belfast.
Policies and Procedures 
A member is reviewing their policies and procedures and would be interested to hear from members who have the following:-
  • Code of Conduct - specifically working with people with dementia or other cognitive abilities
  • Professional Boundaries
  • Incident Reporting
  • Safeguarding

Ruffer Investing Guide

Our Corporate Member, Ruffer, has kindly shared their guide to investing for CO3 members. Have a look and download the guide below. 

Investing: a back to basics guide for the charity trustee



Legal Island Webinar 

Come along to our Corporate Members' free webinar for CO3 Members. 

Employment Law at 11

Friday 7 May 2021 (11.00 - 11.45am) with O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

'Our monthly Employment Law at 11 with Seamus McGranaghan of O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors returns on the 9th April. Since the first webinar was broadcast live in October 2017 we've answered almost 400 complex employment law questions from over 2000 listeners and those listeners have answered over 50 topical poll questions, giving us a series of snapshots of the issues important to HR professionals in Northern Ireland.

In this webinar, Scott and Seamus will discuss your employment law queries, such as vaccines or masks in the workplace, redundancies, working from home – anything you want to know.'

Send your questions in advance to Rolanda@legal-island.com.

Register Now:



CDHN - Survey Impact Practice

Please take some time to complete CDHN's survey as part of a 10-year review of the Inspiring Impact Programme. 

The purpose of the survey is to:

  • Explore the current usage levels and understanding of impact practice in NI
  • Review the impact and learning of the Inspiring Impact programme in NI 
  • Help ensure what CDHN offers as part of Inspiring Impact is needed and relevant
  • Gauge the level of interest in attending a follow up workshop on the future development of impact practice in NI to bring about change

Closes Friday 30 April 

Click here to complete the survey.


Brain Injury Matters Conference

Brain Injury Matters, in conjunction with Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, invite you on;

Monday 10th May 2021for a virtual conference on, “Developing Services for Children living with ABI: Good Practice, Opportunities and Challenges.”

This event will provide health professionals the opportunity to share best practice and learning from those working with children and young people living with acquired brain injury across Northern Ireland.

Please find attached the conference booklet here for a full event programme and list of speakers.

To register for this event, please click on the link below;


Please forward to your colleagues who have a particular interest in the area of children and young people living with ABI.


Techies In Residence

Join The Community Foundation (@CFNIreland) for their Techies in Residence showcase event! Hear from experts how technology is transforming the services we provide, and 7 #TechForGood projects sharing their new initiative idea to change lives.

Pitching for a share of £67,000. Better yet, you get to cast your vote to determine the winner! Register here > https://bit.ly/3a1xOYA

At this event, you will have the opportunity to see and hear about the prototypes that have been developed, the direct impact this will have on beneficiaries and its potential for wider social impact.

You will also have an opportunity to play a grant-making role in deciding which projects receive funding as you cast your vote to determine who receives an Award!



Interchange Appointments 

The interchange scheme is a collaborative initiative designed to:

  • promote and encourage an increase in the interchanging of people, information, ideas and good practice between the public, private, voluntary and social economy sectors in Northern Ireland;
  • facilitate the acquisition and application of new knowledge and skills through a business opportunity, and improve mutual understanding and enhance the effectiveness of organisations and individuals taking part in the interchange scheme.

Full details of the post, including salary range, contact for further information and how to apply etc, are included in the associated documents available on the Interchange Website at https://www.interchangeni.org.uk/opportunities.

Current Opportunities

  • Operations and Resilience Planning Branch, Protection and Organised Crime Division, DOJ has an Interchange opportunity for an Administrative Officer based at Castle Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast (Ref: I/C 17/21), which closes on Friday 23 April 2021.
  • The Commissioner for Survivors of Institutional Childhood Abuse (COSICA) has an Interchange opportunity for a Staff Officer Accountant based at Queens Court, 56-66 Upper Queen Street, Belfast (Ref: I/C 19/21), which closes on Friday 23 April 2021.
  • The Commissioner for Survivors of Institutional Childhood Abuse (COSICA) has an Interchange opportunity for a Corporate Services Deputy Principal based at Queens Court, 56-66 Upper Queen Street, Belfast (Ref: I/C 20/21), which closes on Friday 23 April 2021.
  • The Parades Commission has an Interchange opportunity for a Deputy Secretary based at Andras House, 60 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, BT2 7BB (Ref: I/C 21/21), which closes on Friday 7 May 2021.
  • Northern Ireland Policing Board has an Interchange opportunity for a Compliance Officer based at NIPB Headquarters at Waterside Tower, 31 Clarendon Road, Belfast, BT1 3BG (Ref: I/C 22/21), which closes on Wed 28 April 2021.
  • Integrated Education Fund has an Interchange opportunity for a Head of Public Affairs & Advocacy based at Forestview, Purdy’s Lane, Belfast, BT7 8AR (Ref: I/C 23/21), which closes on Tuesday 4 May 2021.