Volunteer Training

We offer a range of courses specifically for volunteers, from Active Listening to Food Safety courses.
If you do not see what you need, please contact us on 01768 800350. We can deliver professional bespoke training designed to fit the needs of your volunteers. Call us to discuss your training requirements and we will work with you.

Upcoming Events

Community First Aid

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Time:

This short Community First Aid course will provide basic first aid knowledge on the following areas:

  • Principles of emergency aid
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Recognition and control of bleeding
  • Choking and unconsciousness
  • Treatment of burns and scalds

This session will be followed by an Adult Mental Health First Aid session (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Date:

Time:

The mental health first aid course is for those:

  • Wanting to become more self-aware about their own mental health
  • Looking to gain a basic awareness of mental health illnesses
  • Individuals who would like to help themselves and others around them.

It is part of Community Resilience Training – funded by the National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Rebuilding Together project.
In the morning, join us for training on Community First Aid (9.30am – 12.30pm).

Copeland Governance Academy: Setting up a group – what you need to know

Date:

Time:

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:

Community First Aid

Date:

Time:

This short Community First Aid course will provide basic first aid knowledge on the following areas:

  • Principles of emergency aid
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Recognition and control of bleeding
  • Choking and unconsciousness
  • Treatment of burns and scalds

This session will be followed by an Adult Mental Health First Aid session (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Date:

Time:

The mental health first aid course is for those:

  • Wanting to become more self-aware about their own mental health
  • Looking to gain a basic awareness of mental health illnesses
  • Individuals who would like to help themselves and others around them.

It is part of Community Resilience Training – funded by the National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Rebuilding Together project.
In the morning, join us for training on Community First Aid (9.30am – 12.30pm).

Essential Volunteer Skills

Date:

Time:

Where:

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*

Copeland Governance Academy: Choosing a legal structure for your group or organisation

Date:

Time:

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:

Community First Aid

Date:

Time:

This short Community First Aid course will provide basic first aid knowledge on the following areas:

  • Principles of emergency aid
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Recognition and control of bleeding
  • Choking and unconsciousness
  • Treatment of burns and scalds

This session will be followed by an Adult Mental Health First Aid session (1.30pm – 4.30pm)

Adult Mental Health First Aid

Date:

Time:

The mental health first aid course is for those:

  • Wanting to become more self-aware about their own mental health
  • Looking to gain a basic awareness of mental health illnesses
  • Individuals who would like to help themselves and others around them.

It is part of Community Resilience Training – funded by the National Lottery Community Fund as part of the Rebuilding Together project.
In the morning, join us for training on Community First Aid (9.30am – 12.30pm).

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

Date:

Time:

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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