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Support Staffordshire provides peer support networks, workshops and training for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Staffordshire.  Whether you are an established organisation or a new group starting up, our experienced and professional team can provide you with a wide range of support and advice to help your group develop and succeed.  Our dedicated team have developed a range of training courses and materials designed to help you get the right start.

Volunteer Management

One Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at volunteer managers and co-ordinators or anyone with responsibility for managing volunteers.


This is an ideal course for busy volunteer co-ordinators who wish to gain knowledge of best practice and how to apply it.  The day will also provide opportunities to network and share information.  This course will cover:          

Running Effective Committee or Trustee Meetings

Half Day Course

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at individuals responsible for leading or chairing meetings as well as those who attend them.


Are your organisation’s committee or trustee meetings too long?  Is there a struggle to make decisions? Are there committee members who regularly cause difficulties and disrupt the flow of meetings?  This course will provide the tools to better manage meetings, keep things on track and alleviate frustrations.

Marketing Services

Logo Design

Are your logo’s worn out and outdated?  Does your logo need a fresh new look?   Support Staffordshire can work with you to create custom logos with supporting brand guidelines.  If you have an old logo that’s blurred and you don’t have the original files, we may also be able to repair them and provide you with a new set of file types which can be used for both web and large scale print. Copyright Transfer:  Support Staffordshire will always transfer the rights of ownership of the final logo design to the receiving organisation.

Financial Services

Funding Advice Consultancy

Do you require a full funding search with tailored bid writing advice?  Are you looking at diversifying your income streams and want some support?  We can support with a one-to-one session to enable you to consider all types of funding.

Did you know Support Staffordshire provide payroll services?

Are you aware that from April 2019 all Payroll, irrelevant of how many employees you have, must now be calculated and submitted using a Tax Digital payroll system?

Tax Digital is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for organisations to get their tax right and to keep their business affairs up to date.

Support Staffordshire can provide a full and confidential payroll service to suit all needs.   Whether you employ 1 person or 50 members of staff we can help to ease the burden and pressures of dealing with HMRC.

Effective Bid Writing

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire.  Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

  • Hints and tips extremely valuable.
  • Generally a good course, very informative.
  • Very interesting - Tutor very pleasant and knowledgeable.

Who should attend:

Safeguarding Children


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at individuals or volunteers who work with children.


This session will provide participants with an understanding of what to look for to safeguard children from harm, how to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately and how social care responds including assessments together with child protection plans.

Topics Covered:

  • Be aware of different types of abuse