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

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

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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*

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

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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:

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

Date:

Time:

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: Responsibilities of Charity Trustees

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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:

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:

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:

Copeland Governance Academy: Finding Funding

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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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