Training and Events – Calendar

Equality and Diversity

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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

 

Data Protection

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**NOW FULLY BOOKED**

What the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) means to you
All voluntary organisations will be affected by GDPR and many are also being affected by the recent changes to expected practice in fundraising. This training is suitable for anyone, whether or not you are familiar with the current Data Protection legislation.

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:

  • Girls Friendly Society CIC
  • East Cumbria Family Support Association
  • The Happy Mums Foundation CIC
  • Guide Dogs
  • Carlisle Carers
  • Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project

To view a full list of organisations please click here

Introduction to Business Planning Continuity – Keswick

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Introduction to Business Continuity Planning for the Voluntary Sector

What would you do if your building was destroyed by fire? Or if your organisation was unable to open up for a week because of floods or snow?

Your organisation could fail because of something that’s not your fault or that’s beyond your control.

Introduction to Business Planning Continuity – Kendal

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Introduction to Business Continuity Planning for the Voluntary Sector

What would you do if your building was destroyed by fire? Or if your organisation was unable to open up for a week because of floods or snow?

Your organisation could fail because of something that’s not your fault or that’s beyond your control.

Confidence Building

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This session will help you to develop confidence to deal effectively with a range of situations.

By the end of this session you will:

  • have defined and measured your own confidence and self esteem level
  • have discussed benefits of being more confident
  • have understood the consequence of negative thoughts and how to overcome them
  • have identified barriers to being confident

FREE to all volunteers*

Appleby 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:

  • Eden Carers
  • Appleby Emergency Response Group
  • Cumbria CVS
  • East Cumbria Family Support Association

To view a full list of organisations please click  here

Governance Workshops – West

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The Right Structure For You

Choose from: 2.30pm – 4.30pm or 5.30pm – 7.30pm session

Take advantage of these free workshops and find out if your current structure is the right one for your organisation. Explore different governance structures including charities, charitable companies, community interest companies and charitable incorporated organisations – and decide which structure is right for you!

Handling Challenges in Managing Volunteers

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Working with volunteers is extremely rewarding, yet often involves handling unexpected challenges and managing demanding scenarios which we don’t always feel completely prepared for.  This may include dealing with things that make us feel uncomfortable such as dealing with difficult behaviour, or providing volunteers with constructive feedback.

Lone Working – Barrow

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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

FREE to all volunteers*

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