Community Development Workshops

Durham Community Action are running a series of community development workshops for village halls and community buildings committees, volunteer led organisations and community groups based on topics we regularly receive enquiries about:

Developing Good Governance

Tuesday 22nd  January 10.30am – 12.30pm - (this course has been rescheduled for March, bookings will open soon)

A practical session to measure effective governance with the provision of tools to develop an action plan that will help your organisation more forward more effectively.

Grow your Community Group using Social Media

Wednesday 23rd  January 10.00am – 12.00noon

This workshop will focus on understanding the different social media platforms, the future of social media, how to use social media to develop your community group, developing your social media strategy and managing your settings.

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Protecting your Charity’s Finances

Thursday 24th January 10.30am – 12.30pm

This is a practical session on recording your accounts; topics will include keeping basic payment and receipt accounts, cashflow and restricted funds.

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Understanding Safeguarding for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Tuesday 29th January 10.30am – 12.30pm

The workshop will include understanding your responsibilities and developing a safeguarding policy. 

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Completing a Funding Application – Bring Your Project to Life!

Wednesday 30th January 10.30am – 12.30pm

This is a practical session with specialist support to complete funding applications. Come along with a project idea to allow us to help you research suitable funders and complete the relevant applications.

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Understanding GDPR for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Thursday 31st January 10.30am – 12.30pm

The workshop will include understanding your responsibilities and developing a data protection policy.

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All courses will take place at the Durham Community Action offices – 9 St Stephen’s Court, Low Willington, Crook, Co. Durham DL15 0BF. Places cost £25.00 per person; these can be booked by following the links above for each workshop.

For more information please contact Tara Hallimond on 01388 742040 or email tara.hallimond@durhamcommunityaction.org.uk

We will be repeating these workshops in March - look out for more dates coming soon

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