Essential Volunteer Skills





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*

Refreshments provided.
Booking essential.  Limited places available.

* A £10 cancellation fee applies if a place is cancelled within one week of the training and/or for non-attendance.

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How to book

Online: complete the form below
Booking form: download a booking form here and return it to:

  • email:
  • post: Cumbria CVS, Shaddongate Resource Centre, Shaddongate, Carlisle, CA2 5TY

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