Training and Events – Calendar

Ex-Service Community Supporters Network

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This is an informal network for people who provide direct support to members of the ex-service community and/or their families

The meeting will run from 10.30am – 12.30pm and will be followed by lunch.

The meeting will have a focus (tbc) plus time for updates from local organisations.

Introduction to Volunteering

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Do you want to know more about volunteering?
Would you like to volunteer?

If so, then join us at this short informal session and find out more about:

  • Becoming a volunteer
  • A range of volunteering opportunities in your area
  • Local organisations currently looking for volunteers
  • Emergency Response Volunteering
  • The benefits of volunteering
  • How to get involved in volunteering

To book email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk or Call 01768 800350 or download booking form here and return to Cumbria CVS:
info@cumbriacvs.org.uk or post to:
6 Hobson Court, Gillan Way, Penrith CA11 9GQ

Safeguarding/Adult Protection

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This is an essential training opportunity if you support vulnerable adults.

The training will cover:

  • What is Safeguarding and Adult Protection
  • Who is a vulnerable adult and what constitutes abuse
  • Different types of abuse, how to spot it and what to do
  • How to report concerns
  • How to handle situations confidently and sensitively

FREE to all volunteers*

Eden Funding Event

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Speak directly to funders; access essential funding information, advice and support; network with other local organisations.
Funders include Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Community Foundation, Hadfield Trust, Francis C Scott Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, Charity Bank, BBC Children in Need, Police and Crime Commissioners Fund and Cumbria Youth Alliance.

Supervising and Supporting Volunteers – Fully Booked

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Providing effective support and supervision for volunteers is at the core of a successful volunteer programme. Balancing the needs of volunteers with the needs of the organisation can be challenging, and finding the best approach, combining the right amounts of both flexibility and structure requires time and continuous consideration.
In this workshop, we will explore some of the key challenges and identify the benefits of providing support and supervision for volunteers, focusing on:

Lone Working

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Do you occasionally work alone? Do you know how to keep yourself safe?
This course will look at:

  • Top tips in personal safety
  • Developing personal safety / lone working measures
  • What to do in an emergency situation
  • How to recognise potentially difficult situations
  • Danger codes and alert systems

Refreshments provided.

Speak Up, Speak Out!

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Our Speak Up Speak Out! Workshop is a fun, interactive day of learning, confidence building and presentation skills. This training is designed to build confidence enabling people from all backgrounds to speak with clarity, conviction and impact. Participants will learn how to:
 Speak with passion, eloquence and conviction about their charity’s vision
 Speak with confidence and clarity
 Overcome nerves
 Engage an audience
 Prepare an effective speech
 Improve presentation skills
 Think on your feet
 Enjoy public speaking
Participants will be given lots of opportunity during the day to speak in front of the group and receive feedback from both the group and the facilitator. This will take the form of impromptu speaking and writing and then performing a 3 minute speech.
Trainer: Speakers Trust
At Speakers Trust, the vision is for every person to be able to speak confidently and to be heard.

South Funding Event

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Speak directly to funders; access essential funding information, advice and support; network with other local organisations.
Funders include Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Community Foundation, Hadfield Trust, Francis C Scott Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, Charity Bank, BBC Children in Need, Police and Crime Commissioners Fund, Cumbria Youth Alliance and Sir John Fisher Foundation.

Equality and Diversity

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Practical, key training.

 

By the end of the session we will have looked at:

  • What does Equality and Diversity mean to us?
  • Equality and diversity in our life and volunteering
  • Equal opportunities and respecting diversity
  • Key legislation: the Equality Act and protected characteristics including duties and responsibilities; challenging discrimination and tackling prejudice

 

West Funding Event

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Time:

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Speak directly to funders; access essential funding information, advice and support; network with other local organisations.
Funders include Cumbria County Council, Cumbria Community Foundation, Hadfield Trust, Francis C Scott Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund, the Big Lottery Fund, Charity Bank, BBC Children in Need, Police and Crime Commissioners Fund, Cumbria Youth Alliance and the Copeland Community Fund.

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