DCA TRAINING

We are running a series of online workshops to assist voluntary and community organisations with Volunteer Management, Consultation & Engagement, Strategic Planning, Operational and Financial Management. All sessions are currently fully funded. 

2021 Dates

Volunteer Management Workshops

Volunteers and the Law

This online session is aimed at staff/volunteers who are responsible for volunteer management.

The session will cover:

Thursday 23rd September 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Tuesday 23rd November 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Volunteer Recruitment

This online session is aimed at staff/volunteers who are responsible for volunteer recruitment.

The session will cover:

Tuesday 9th November 10.00am – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Volunteer Boundaries

This session is aimed at volunteer coordinators or staff responsible for managing volunteers. 

It will cover understanding what volunteer boundaries are, identifying the need for clear boundaries, using boundaries to support people and best practice ways to ensure volunteers understand their responsibilities. 

Thursday 4th November 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Consultation and Engagement Workshops

Community Engagement

This online session will look at how to re-engage with your community after lockdown.

The session will cover:

Tuesday 7th December 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Setting up a New Group

This online session will cover:

Thursday 7th October 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Strategic Planning Workshops

Understanding Safeguarding for Voluntary and Community Organisations

This online session is aimed at volunteer led organisations and community groups.

The session will cover:

This event is part of Safer Culture North East, a partnership between Catalyst Stockton-on-Tees, Connected Voice, Durham Community Action, Northumberland CVA and VONNE, funded jointly by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and the National Lottery Community Fund. 

Tuesday 16th November 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Understanding GDPR for Voluntary and Community Organisations

This online session is for volunteer led organisations and community groups.

This will focus on understanding your responsibilities and developing a data protection policy. 

The session will cover:

Tuesday 2nd November 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Managing Risk using a Risk Register

This online session is for volunteer led organisations and community groups.

This session will look at developing a risk register and look at ways to mitigate risk 

The session will cover:

Monday 27th September 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Thursday 2nd December 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Understanding Trustee Responsibilities and Good Governance

This online session is for new trustees explaining your responsibilities within the organisation and how to develop an action plan to ensure best practice. 

The session will cover:

Tuesday 19th October 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Operational and Financial Management Workshops

Completing a Funding Application – Bring your Project to Life

An online session for volunteer led organisations and community groups.

This session will support you to complete a funding application.

The session will cover  

Tuesday 12th October 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

Protecting your Charity’s Finances

An online session for volunteer led organisations and community groups.

This session covers

Tuesday 5th October 10.00 – 11.30am BOOK HERE

All events take place online and joining instructions will be sent prior to the sessions.

All sessions are currently fully funded; attendance is free although booking in advance is required to secure places. 

For any enquiries please contact Tara Hallimond by email tara.hallimond@durhamcommunityaction.org.uk

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