Training and Events – Calendar

County Volunteer Network

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Every charity can build a strong board if it invests time and effort in volunteer recruitment and retention. This session will take a look at how Volunteer Managers can help to target and recruit new trustees and board members by better understanding the roles of trustees and what skills are needed, along with developing trustee role descriptions.

Copeland Governance Academy: Registering as a charity including a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)

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The Copeland Governance Academy is about developing small groups and empowering individuals.  Increasingly small or new organisations are encouraged to take on greater responsibilities for supporting the delivery of local services.  Funded through Copeland Community Fund and Cumbria County Council, the Copeland Governance Academy can assist groups through the following FREE short sessions that will take place at the Whitehaven Foyer:

Essential Volunteer Skills

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This Essential Skills session will provide volunteers with important background to their volunteering role.

The session will focus on:

  • Communication skills
  • Creating effective boundaries
  • Managing difficult situations
  • Lone working and working safely
  • Safeguarding

FREE to all volunteers*

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.

First Steps to Grant Funding for Small Groups

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This introductory session is aimed at groups and individuals who are new to writing grant applications and funding bids or have not applied for some time and would like a refresher.  As the funding pot gets smaller, groups need to be able to write more effective bids to help fund their projects.

The session will give an overview of the best practice in writing and submitting grant funding applications and will provide guidance on:

Copeland Governance Academy: Responsibilities of Charity Trustees

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The Copeland Governance Academy is about developing small groups and empowering individuals.  Increasingly small or new organisations are encouraged to take on greater responsibilities for supporting the delivery of local services.  Funded through Copeland Community Fund and Cumbria County Council, the Copeland Governance Academy can assist groups through the following FREE short sessions that will take place at the Whitehaven Foyer:

The Essential Trustee

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Are you a NEW trustee or need a refresher?

Do you know your key duties and understand how to fulfil your trustee role?

This short session gives you the opportunity to find out more about your role and responsibilities as a trustee using the Charity Commission’s Essential Trustee as guidance.

Copeland Governance Academy: Being the Chair – Chairing Skills

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The Copeland Governance Academy is about developing small groups and empowering individuals.  Increasingly small or new organisations are encouraged to take on greater responsibilities for supporting the delivery of local services.  Funded through Copeland Community Fund and Cumbria County Council, the Copeland Governance Academy can assist groups through the following FREE short sessions that will take place at the Whitehaven Foyer:

First Steps to Grant Funding for Small Groups

Date:

Time:

Where:

Town:

This introductory session is aimed at groups and individuals who are new to writing grant applications and funding bids or have not applied for some time and would like a refresher.  As the funding pot gets smaller, groups need to be able to write more effective bids to help fund their projects.

The session will give an overview of the best practice in writing and submitting grant funding applications and will provide guidance on:

Copeland Governance Academy: Key Documents – Policies and Procedures

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The Copeland Governance Academy is about developing small groups and empowering individuals.  Increasingly small or new organisations are encouraged to take on greater responsibilities for supporting the delivery of local services.  Funded through Copeland Community Fund and Cumbria County Council, the Copeland Governance Academy can assist groups through the following FREE short sessions that will take place at the Whitehaven Foyer:

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