Training and Events – Calendar

Action for Health Network – South Cumbria

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Action for Health Network

Book your place on the next of our ever popular information and networking event.

Thursday 30 May 9.30am The Coronation Hall, Ulverston

This event will focus around updates about:

  • Setting the scene for Morecambe Bay ICP, Better Care Together 2.0 and the NHS Long term Plan
  • Voluntary Sector Health and Care Partners Networks (VSPN)
  • Population Health: Health as a Social Movement and Integrated Care Communities

To download a booking form Click here.

Carlisle Volunteering Fair

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Looking to volunteer?  Why don’t you come along and speak with local organisations who need your help.

Organisations attending:

  • Age UK Carlisle and Eden
  • Alzheimer’s
  • CADAS
  • Carlisle Carers
  • Carlisle Eden Mind
  • Carlisle Youth Zone
  • Citizens Advice Carlisle and Eden
  • Cumbria Cerebral Palsy
  • Cumbria Family Support
  • Cumbria Law Centre
  • Cumbria Youth Offending Service
  • Harraby Community Centre
  • Heathlands
  • Help for Heroes
  • Lake District National Park Authority
  • NCUH Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Service & Living With and Beyond Cancer
  • Oak Tree Animals’ Charity
  • Opshops
  • People First Independent Advocacy
  • Rebike Cumbria Ltd

Meet charities to find out about a range of volunteering opportunities and see how you can make a difference.

Kendal Volunteering Fair

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Looking to volunteer?  Why don’t you come along and speak with local organisations who need your help.

Organisations attending:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Animal Rescue Cumbria
  • Blind Veterans UK
  • Brathay Trust
  • British Red Cross
  • CADAS
  • CancerCare
  • Lake District Foundation
  • National Trust
  • Oaklea Trust
  • One Voice
  • People First Independent Advocacy
  • Quaker Tapestry Museum
  • Royal Voluntary Service
  • St John Ambulance
  • St John’s Hospice
  • Sight Advice South Lakes
  • South Lakes Citizens Advice
  • Victim Support
  • With Singing in Mind

Meet charities to find out about a range of volunteering opportunities and see how you can make a difference.

West Volunteering Fair

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Looking to volunteer?  Why don’t you come along and speak with local organisations who need your help.

Organisations attending:

  • CADAS
  • Cumbria CVS
  • Cumbria County Council
  • Cumbria Exchange
  • Cumbria Family Support
  • Cumbria Youth Alliance
  • Hospice at Home West Cumbria
  • Howgill Family Centre
  • Hug a Mug
  • Impact Furniture Services
  • Kirkgate Centre
  • Lake District Calvert Trust
  • Lake District National Park Authority
  • Victim Support
  • West Cumbria Carers
  • West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Meet charities to find out about a range of volunteering opportunities and see how you can make a difference.

AWAZ English Language Support Volunteer Information Session

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AWAZ Cumbria is looking for volunteers to provide English language support for individuals from ethnic minority groups. It might be helping:

  • An individual who feels isolated because they don’t have the confidence to speak English
  • A child struggling to keep up with the language in the classroom
  • A parent struggling to communicate with the school and other parents

If you have some spare time and want to volunteer to help with English Language Support then book your volunteer place today to find out more about this Cumbria Community Integration Project.

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: ACTion with Communities in Cumbria (ACT), National Lottery Community Fund, Charity Bank, Cumbria Community Foundation, Cumbria Exchange, Cumbria Youth Alliance, First Ark Social Investment (NEW FUNDER), Francis C Scott Trust, Frieda Scott Trust, Hadfield Trust, Heritage Lottery Fund 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

FREE to all volunteers*

Blitz Data Protection

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This is a full day workshop for any individual or group in an organisation (large or small) who has responsibility for ensuring it complies with the new data protection regulations (General Data Protection Regulations – GDPR). It is practical and interactive.

By the end of the day you will:

  • Have a good understanding of what GDPR means for your organisation
  • Be able to reduce risk to your organisation and its clients
  • Know if your existing documents are correct
  • Have a personal action plan
  • Understand the rights your clients and staff have and what to do if someone exercises a right

Why you should attend:
Are you not sure whether what you are doing is right?  Are you doing something? Doing nothing or very little is not an option – sooner or later the legislation will catch up with you.

Holding Effective Performance Reviews

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Using Appraisals and other reviews effectively to help boost employee motivation and performance

 By the end of the session the delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the impact of effective performance reviews on the employee and organisation
  • Identify how official reviews, alongside supervisions and 1-2-1’s, form a key part of the ongoing, year-round development of employees, aligned to organisational goals
  • Understand how to positively engage employees in the review process
  • Structure reviews to ensure that maximum value is gained from the time invested
  • Demonstrate effective questioning, listening and feedback skills
  • Identify the key behaviours and motivations required from them as reviewers
  • Understand how to create reviews that are not purely retrospective but also future-focused

This session is aimed at anyone who conducts performance reviews/appraisals including Supervisors, Team Leaders and Managers.

Institute of Leadership and Management Level 3 Award in the Management of Volunteers

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A recognised qualification for volunteer managers

This course is for anyone working with volunteers who would like to gain a qualification and recognition for their role as a volunteer coordinator, leader, supervisor or manager of volunteers.

The course will be delivered over a four month period – October 2019 to January 2020, comprising of one workshop session (on 16 October) and four online webinars during October and November.