Training and Events – Calendar

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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FULLY BOOKED!
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 Lakeland Volunteering Fair

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Come along and find out about volunteering!
Meet charities to find out how you can make a difference!

Organisations attending include:

  • Cumbria CVS
  • Brewery Arts Centre
  • Leonard Cheshire Disability
  • Rosemere Cancer Foundation
  • RSPCA
  • Fairoak Housing Assocation

To view a full list of organisations please click here

Carlisle Volunteering Fair

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Come along and find out about volunteering!
Meet charities to find out how you can make a difference!

Organisations attending include:

  • Cumbria CVS
  • Prison Advice Care Trust
  • Macular Society
  • Guide Dogs
  • Oxfam Bookshop
  • The Royal British Legion

To view a full list of organisations please click here

West Cumbria Volunteering Fair

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Come along and find out about volunteering!
Meet charities to find out how you can make a difference!

Organisations attending include:

  • Cumbria CVS
  • Mind in West Cumbria
  • Depaul UK
  • Age UK West Cumbria
  • Community Transport
  • Victim Support

To view a full list of organisations please click here

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.

Emergency First Aid at Work

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The QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) approved course is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace or anyone requiring a comprehensive one day first aid course.  It will equip individuals with essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations. Certification is valid for three years.
The syllabus includes:

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

 

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