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Upcoming training

Below you will find details of training offered by Support Staffordshire and other organisations.

You can also download and print a copy of our current training programme.

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When

12/09/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Penkridge Parish Council | Haling Dene Centre | Cannock Road | Penkridge | ST19 5DT

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at new or existing committee members and trustees who would like to know more about their role and responsibilities.

Overview:

When

25/09/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire | Mansell House | 22 Bore Street | Lichfield | WS13 6LL

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at anyone new to writing policies and procedures or those who would like the latest information on some of the key policy areas.

Overview:

When

01/10/2018 -
9:30am to 4:30pm

Where

Rugeley Community Centre | Burntill Lane | Rugeley | WS15 2HX

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at those who are new to supporting or supervising staff or who would like to refresh their skills.

Overview:

When

02/10/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Salvation Army, Salisbury Street, Leek, ST13 5EE

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at both paid staff and volunteers who support other volunteers within an organisation.

Overview:

Volunteers are a valuable resource providing the backbone of many community organisations, and without whom, many groups would not exist. This introductory session is a great place to start learning best practice in recruiting, supporting and retaining volunteers.

Topics covered:

• Why people volunteer and the importance of motivation

When

09/10/2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire) | Voluntary Services Centre | Union Street | Burton upon Trent | DE14 1AA

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at anyone who needs to write press releases for their organisation or their project and has limited or no experience in doing so.

Overview:

A short workshop detailing guidance about how to write effective press releases including:

  • Writing for a target audience

  • The importance of a great headline

  • How to improve chances of an article being published

When

16/10/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire) | Voluntary Services Centre | Union Street | Burton upon Trent | DE14 1AA

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at both those new to the world of funding and those who simply need a refresher.

Overview:

As the voluntary sector continues to face the hardship of funding cuts it is becoming increasingly necessary for community groups and organisations to generate and manage income from multiple sources. This introductory session will provide guidance to identify ways to maximise opportunities to generate additional income for organisations.

Topics covered:

When

23/10/2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (Lichfield & District) | Mansell House | 22 Bore Street | Lichfield | WS13 6LL

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at individuals responsible for health and safety in the workplace and those who manage buildings or rooms.

Overview:

When

25/10/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Avon Business and Leisure | Avon Road | Cannock | WS11 1LF

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at those who are new to marketing or those looking to broaden their marketing knowledge.

Overview:

Whether you are a new organisation looking at marketing products or services or just wanting to broaden current techniques for the purposes of fundraising, getting more service users or simply raising awareness, this introductory session will provide the basic marketing principles organisations can use.

Topics covered:

• What is marketing and why it is important

When

08/11/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Kingswood Trust | Holyhead Road | Kingswood | Near Albrighton | WV7 3AP

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at individuals who work or volunteer with adults who may be vulnerable to abuse.

Overview

This introductory session will provide participants with an understanding of what to look for to safeguard adults from harm, how to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately.

Topics covered:

• An overview of the legislation relevant to adult safeguarding

• The risks associated with vulnerable adults and how to help lower these risks

When

28/11/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

St John's RC Church, 8 John Street, Tamworth, B79 7EX

ho should attend:

This session is aimed at those new to writing business plans for an organisation or those who simply want a refresher.

Overview

When

13/12/2018 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Quaker Meeting House, 2 Miller Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1QJ.

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at managers, project officers and anyone with responsibility for monitoring and evaluation.

Overview