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Support Staffordshire's Rural Service

Since September 2018, Support Staffordshire has taken on the role of Rural Community Council for Staffordshire (previously done by the Community Council of Staffordshire) and is the local member of ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England).

Our Rural Officers offer an additional rural-focused service on top of our general range of services to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations across Staffordshire.

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:

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 or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

THE RIGHT START: Committee and Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. 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.  


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.

Running Effective Committee or Trustee Meetings

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

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


Overview:

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.

Hate Crime Awareness

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

**Members failure to attend a FREE course without prior cancellation will result in your organisation being charged for your place at the standard short session member rate of £30**

Minute Taking

DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at anyone who takes minutes in committee or board meetings and administrators who need to record meetings.


Overview: