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Nominations Open for 2020 Volunteer Star Awards

Described by a previous host as ‘our own mini Pride of Britain Awards’ these events aim to publicly recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements and commitment of volunteers and organisations who go the extra mile to support our communities.

In 2019 more than 1200 people attended ceremonies across Staffordshire with events held in Cannock Chase, Stafford and District, Lichfield and District, South Staffordshire, East Staffordshire and Staffordshire Moorlands.  This year we will see the launch of additional events being held in held in Tamworth and Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.

This course will cover:

Preparing to Volunteer Workshop

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE

This is a 10 hour course spread over 4 x 2.5 hour sessions. Attendees must be able to attend all dates as follows: 4th March | 11th March |18th March | 25th March 2020 | 09:30 - 12:00 each day.

Are you new to volunteering?  Are you thinking about volunteering but are not sure where to start?  Would you like to find out more about what it involves and what your responsibilities are?

Overview:

Are you aware that as a Trustee of a Registered Charity the Charities Commission require an Independent Examination of Charity Accounts?

Support Staffordshire are members of the Association of Charity Independent Examiners and can undertake a full and confidential Independent Examination of your accounts.  We can provide advice if required and sign off accounts ready for submission to the Charities commission.

Whether your accounts are for a few hundred pounds or the maximum of £250,000 we can be of service.

Exploring family bereavement experiences: when a surviving family member has dementia

Would you be willing to help with the design of a research project which is being planned as part of a Professional Doctorate study?

Nikki Taylor is a third year Professional Doctorate Student at Keele University. She also works in the Family Support and Bereavement Team at St Giles where she has increasingly become involved in supporting families who are facing or have been bereaved in circumstances where a surviving family member has dementia. She is now looking to develop research which will help people facing similar circumstances.

THE RIGHT START: Monitoring and Evaluation

This training is currently 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.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


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

Who should attend:

THE RIGHT START: Writing Basic Business Plans

This training is currently 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.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.

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

This is what they said: