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Charity Winter Walk - Lets Walk Together this Winter

Event starts at 10am with a hot drink at the walk

Walk together with hundreds of local people on Sunday 4th December 2016 and raise funds for your favourite local charity on the area's biggest ever charity walk.

Join the supporters of 12 local charities on the festive trek through Cannock Chase.  The picturesque 4 mile route is perfect for experienced walkers, families (the route is wheelchair and pushchair friendly) and their dogs alike.  Start your festive season with a great day out in the country and make a difference to local people.

THE RIGHT START: Policies and Procedures

Funded by Staffordshire County Council

An introductory session for groups who are writing or refreshing their policies and procedures.   This workshop will cover the difference between a policy and a procedure and will outline best practice in the following policies:

  • Safeguarding

  • Equalities

  • Data protection

  • Health and safety


    Other sessions available:

  • Trustee roles and responsibilities

  • Policies and procedures

THE RIGHT START: Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

Funded by Staffordshire County Council

An introductory session for new trustees or those who wish to refresh their skills.  This workshop will cover the basics to enable you to govern more effectively and understand the responsibilities you have.  Topics include:

  • Trustee duties
  • Role descriptions
  • Organisation structures
  • Governing documents
  • Leading effective meetings
  • Dealing with problems


Other sessions available:

THE RIGHT START: Involving Volunteers

Funded by Staffordshire County Council

Involving volunteers takes time and planning but doing this effectively will ensure that you meet the needs of your organisation as well as providing the volunteer with a good experience.  This workshop is designed to help you improve your programme, attracting volunteers as well as retaining them.  It will cover:

  • Volunteer policies
  • Writing effective role descriptions
  • Recruitment
  • Support and supervision
  • Retention of volunteers