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

For details of other future training from Support Staffordshire, please visit out Training Overview page.

When

08/09/2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Penkridge Community Fire Station, Boscomoore Lane, Penkridge, ST19 5NU

Are you a committee member or a Trustee who would like to know more about your role & responsibilities?

When

15/09/2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire), Voluntary Services Centre, Union Street, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 1AA

15 September | 09:30 - 12:30 | BURTON

If you are developing or reviewing policies & procedures within your organisation and want to understand the latest information and best practice, then this workshop is for you. The course will cover:-

Let's Work Together logo

When

18/09/2017 -
12:30pm to 3:00pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (Lichfield and District), Mansell House, 22 Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LL

Let’s Work Together aims to bring all agencies together to help people live healthy, safe and independent lives by giving the tolls, training and skills to become the “eyes and ears” for partner organisations, identifying risks or referring to services. It offers a wide range of support and signposting to local people to help them live healthy, safe and independent lives.

What will you get out of the training?

This short free workshop will offer an overview of the following:

When

19/09/2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (Lichfield and District), Mansell House, 22 Bore Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LL

This half day workshop will enable voluntary organisations to plan ahead, agree a strategy and draw up an effective business plan to develop projects and make a case for funding.

The workshop will look at the practicalities for an organisation to take a strategic approach, for instance, to attract funding, broaden out their income base and consider new approaches such as social enterprise.

When

21/09/2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (Staffordshire Moorlands), Bank House, St. Edward Street, Leek, ST13 5DS

Are you looking to maximise your opportunities to generate income for your organisation?  Are you new to writing funding bids or want to refresh your knowledge?  If so, then this is the course for you.  The workshop will cover:-

When

25/09/2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm

Where

Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire), Voluntary Services Centre, Union Street, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 1AA

This course is subsided for members by Staffordshire County Council.

This half day course is designed for anyone who comes into contact with adults who are potentially at risk.  It will enable learners to understand what to look for and how to safeguard adults from harm.  Be the end of the training you should be able to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately.  The course will cover:-

When

26/09/2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm

Where

Rising Brook Community Fire Station, Hesketh Road, Stafford, ST17 9NF

Do you need to put together a business plan? This may seem strange for a voluntary sector organisation but it is an important document to enable you to plan for the future and account to your members and funders. This course covers:-

When

04/10/2017 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm

Where

Newcastle Community Fire Station, Knutton Lane, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 2SL

Do you manage volunteers? If so, then this introductory course is a great place to start learning best practice in recruiting, supporting and retaining them. The course will cover:-