Training and Events – Calendar

Get into Volunteering!  Virtual Volunteer Information Session 

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Online via Zoom

An information session for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer!

The session will cover:

  • Volunteering, community action and being prepared for future emergencies
  • Cumbria CVS Volunteer Brokerage Service
  • Update with Covid-19 and current volunteering opportunities
  • Home based or digital volunteering opportunities
  • Staying safe during Covid-19 when volunteering
  • Training opportunities
  • Benefits of volunteering
  • Volunteer recruitment process

To book and online joining details via zoom please email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

Come on Board – Cumbria CVS Virtual Volunteer Trustee Information Session

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Online event via Zoom

Cumbria CVS is looking to recruit new trustees to join our board of trustees.

  • Are you driven to make a difference?
  • Do you wish to support a strong voluntary sector working collectively across Cumbria for the greater good?
  • Are you a people-focussed individual?
  • Do you value diversity, integrity, respect and transparency?
  • Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop your skills?

Cumbria CVS are looking to enhance the strengths of our existing board by recruiting new trustees.  The role of trustee is vital for holding the organisation to account and ensuring public confidence, for determining the overall direction of the organisation and providing leadership.

Cumbria CVS Volunteer Twitter Hour – Celebrating Trustee’s and Trustee Volunteering Opportunities

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#cvsvolunteerhour

On Wednesday 4 November from 8-9pm, Cumbria CVS will be leading on our Cumbria CVS Volunteer Twitter Hour. The aim is to bring together organisations and trustees from across Cumbria but also to raise the profile of trustee volunteering and recruit and recognise trustees in Cumbria. As it will be Trustees’ Week the topic is: Celebrating Trustee’s and Trustee Volunteering Opportunities. So come join in and tweet your trustee volunteering opportunities and photographs of your trustees to say thank you and celebrate Trustees’ Week 2020.

Planning for Trustee and Board Members Volunteer Recruitment 

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Online via zoom

This session is aimed at volunteer managers , trustees, or any individual that has a responsibility for recruiting new trustee or board members.  The session will cover:

  • Introduction to the roles and responsibilities of trustees and board members
  • Using a skills audit amongst board members to identify skills gaps and to target new trustees
  • Reviewing and developing trustee and board member role descriptions
  • How to develop a Trustee Volunteer Information Pack
  • How to target and recruit new trustees
  • Trustee recruitment interviews and process

For online joining details via zoom please email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

Virtual Volunteer Driver Recruitment Session

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Voluntary Social Car Scheme

Virtual Volunteer Driver Recruitment Session

Volunteer Drivers are needed throughout Cumbria. If you can drive, have some spare time and want to help people without any other means of transport in your community then the Voluntary Social Car Scheme needs YOU to get people get to health appointments, shopping, transport connections and to meet friends.

Bid Writing Surgery

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Cumbria CVS, working in partnership with the Imagination Lab at Lancaster University is very pleased to bring you some free fundraising sessions (delivered by Prof. Leon Cruickshank).
There are three levels (Bid Writing Basics: one hour introductory session; Bid Writing Surgery: three hour session; and Bid Writing 101: four hour advanced session)- so please book to join the one that most suits your needs currently.

Get into Charity Shop Volunteering!

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Virtual Volunteer Information Session   

Friday 20 November 2020, 12noon-1.30pm online via zoom!

Cumbria CVS is hosting an online event for anyone interested in becoming a volunteer within a charity shop in Cumbria.

Come and meet a range of different charity shops in Cumbria who are looking to recruit new volunteers.

Get into Skills-Base Volunteering!

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Volunteer Information Sessions

Cumbria CVS and Cumbria Exchange are working in partnership to recruit more skilled, professional or trustee volunteers in West Cumbria.

  • Do you have skills in digital, business planning,  finance, HR, marketing,  social media or project management?
  • Want to find out about the range of virtual skills-based volunteering opportunities available?
  • Have you considered micro-volunteering? Bite-size, time-limited volunteering?
  • Can you offer your skills, time and knowledge to a local charity in West Cumbria?

Then join Cumbria CVS and Cumbria Exchange online virtually via zoom to find out how your skills and time can make a real difference.

Bid Writing Basics

Date:

Time:

umbria CVS, working in partnership with the Imagination Lab at Lancaster University is very pleased to bring you some free fundraising sessions (delivered by Prof. Leon Cruikshank).
There are three levels – so please book to join the one that most suits your needs currently.

Bid Writing Basics

Get into Skills-Base Volunteering!

Date:

Time:

Volunteer Information Sessions

Cumbria CVS and Cumbria Exchange are working in partnership to recruit more skilled, professional or trustee volunteers in West Cumbria.

  • Do you have skills in digital, business planning,  finance, HR, marketing,  social media or project management?
  • Want to find out about the range of virtual skills-based volunteering opportunities available?
  • Have you considered micro-volunteering? Bite-size, time-limited volunteering?
  • Can you offer your skills, time and knowledge to a local charity in West Cumbria?

Then join Cumbria CVS and Cumbria Exchange online virtually via zoom to find out how your skills and time can make a real difference.