RedbridgeCVS training courses: spring and summer 2018

  Course Date
  Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery
Up to 20,000 men, women and children are coerced into crime, forced labour and sexual exploitation in the UK each year.
Friday 11 January
**half-day course**
Showing How Your Group Makes a Difference
Most groups collect figures about what they do. But now funders want you to show that you bring about change in people’s lives.
Thursday 24 January
Safeguarding Adults, level 1
Your organisation is legally obliged to “safeguard” people who use your services – to protect their health, wellbeing and rights so they can live free from harm, abuse and neglect.
Wednesday 30 January
  Keeping Safe Online
Online services like shopping, gaming and social media are part of life for many people. But you also see regular reports of crime, abuse and bullying. How can you keep safe?
Wednesday 6 February
Safer Internet Day
Introduction to Managing Volunteers
This session covers the essentials and helps identify areas you could improve on, using a simple action plan.
Wednesday 14 February
Publicise Your Organisation Using Social Media
Half the UK population uses Facebook – more than half for under-30s. You need to use social media – it’s free, and easy to do.
Thursday 28 February
Safeguarding Children and Young People, level 1
Everyone is responsible for children’s welfare: staff and volunteers can often identify and respond to concerns about abuse or neglect.
Thursday 7 March
How to Write Successful Funding Bids
How can you increase your chances of success, and get funding to deliver the work your service users need?
Wednesday 13 March
Policies and Procedures: What Do You Need?
Clear policies and procedures are essential to a well-run organisation: they set out who can do what and how.
Thursday 21 March
Get Your Story Told: Writing Press Releases
Getting a story in the local paper is a great way of getting publicity – and it’s free.
Wednesday 3 April
What You Need to Know if You’re a Board Member
Board member, committee member, trustee – whatever word your group uses, make sure you understand your legal responsibilities.
Thursday 25 April
Safeguarding Adults, level 1
Your organisation is legally obliged to “safeguard” people who use your services – to protect their health, wellbeing and rights so they can live free from harm, abuse and neglect.
Thursday 9 May
  Creating and Sending Out Email Newsletters
Find out how to keep in touch with members or supporters for free, access your mailing list from anywhere and improve your communications by finding out what really interests your audience.
Thursday 16 May
Good Practice: An Ideal Volunteer
The aim of this workshop is to introduce organisations to the importance of good practice when working with volunteers.
Tuesday 4 June
Recruitment and Retention of Volunteers
The aim of this workshop is to understand the processes involved when recruiting volunteers and retaining them.
Thursday 6 June
Safeguarding Children and Young People, level 1
Everyone is responsible for children’s welfare: staff and volunteers can often identify and respond to concerns about abuse or neglect.
Wednesday 19 June
  Creating a Fundraising Strategy
This half day workshop will cover the key components you need to design a fundraising strategy that works for you.
Thursday 20 June
  Confidence Building through Assertiveness
Learning to say “no” can greatly reduce the interpersonal conflicts in your life, making you feel more confident and benefitting the organisation you work with.
Wednesday 11 July
  GDPR Refresher
The Data Protection Act was updated by the GDPR legislation in May 2018. This course provides a real-world guide to the action groups need to take to comply with the law.
Thursday 18 July

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For general information about our courses - what the courses are like, where they are held and what's included in the price - see here.

If you have a question, contact Bimmy Rai at bimmy@redbridgecvs.ner or on 020 3874 4138.

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