Community Learning 

Durham Community Action are running a series of community learning courses as outlined below.

(For more detailed information on each course, please click on the panels).

Trustee and Good Governance                              

Monday 19th February 9.30am - 3.00pm Cornerstones, Chester le Street

This 5 hour non accredited course will look at good governance and the role of trustees in it including the long term direction of the organisation, its objectives or purposes, implementing policies and activities to achieve objectives, complying with legal requirements and accountability.

Managing Finance and the Role of the Treasurer     

Tuesday 20th February 9.30am - 3.00pm Cornerstones, Chester le Street 

This 5 hour non accredited course will explore the legal requirements on the organisation to plan for the future so that it can meet its aims, identify any risk to protect the assets and resources, have a strong internal financial control policy and identify reserves. It will also look at the role of Treasurer as a watchdog over all aspects of financial management.

Managing Risk – Data Protection, Safeguarding and other Risk Factors            

Wednesday 21st February 9.30am - 3.00pm Cornerstones, Chester le Street

This 5 hour non accredited course will explore the main risks (e.g. data protection, safeguarding) that a community organisation needs to review and will provide information on how to assess these risks then mitigate the risk factors.

Attracting New Business                                                                                                

Monday 26th February 9.30am - 3.00pm Cornerstones, Chester le Street

This 5 hour non accredited course will look at the basic tools that can be used to find your unique selling point, generate new ideas, get the message across to the public and the marketing resources that can be harnessed to attract news business to community buildings/groups.

Introduction to Managing Volunteers                                                                          

Tuesday 27th February 9.30am - 3.00pm Cornerstones, Chester le Street

This 5 hour non accredited course will explore the good practice that exists in managing volunteers including supervision, support, paying expenses, policies, safeguarding, role descriptions, agreements and open recruitment processes.

NOCN Entry Level 3 Award in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development (Volunteer Passport)

Thursdays 22 February, 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 March 9.30am - 12.30pm Cornerstones, Chester le Street

This 18 hour course is commonly known as the Volunteer Passport to support learners to volunteering opportunities (please note all sessions must be attended).

For more information and to book your place please contact Julie Bailey on 01388 742040 or email julie.bailey@durhamcommunityaction.org.uk

These courses are fully funded.

Trustee and Good Governance

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Managing Finance 

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Managing Risk 

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Attracting New Business

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Introduction to Managing Volunteers

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Volunteer Passport

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