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To assist voluntary and community organisations in the next stage of life after lockdown, we have developed a series of short online workshops on Strategic Planning, Consultation and Engagement and Financial Management. All sessions are currently fully funded.

Volunteers and the Law

Consultation and Engagement - Training Workshop

This workshop is aimed at staff/volunteers who are responsible for volunteer management and covers how the law applies to recruiting, supporting and managing volunteers. 

Tuesday 3rd November 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Managing Risk Using a Risk Register

Strategic Planning - Training Workshop

How to develop a risk register and look at ways to mitigate risk

Tuesday 10th November 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Volunteer Recruitment

Strategic Planning - Training Workshop

This workshop is aimed at staff/volunteers who are responsible for volunteer recruitment and covers recruitment process, how to diversify recruitment, writing an attractive role description and the challenges and changes to volunteer recruitment post lockdown. 

Thursday 10th September 10.00am - 11.30am BOOK HERE

Understanding Safeguarding for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Consultation and Engagement - Training Workshop

Understanding your responsibilities and developing a safeguarding policy. These sessions are 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 Digitla, Culture, Media and Sport and the National Lottery Community Fund.

Tuesday 15th September 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Wednesday 21st October 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Using Social Media to Stay Connected

Consultation and Engagement - Training Workshop

Designed for trustees NEW to social media to help understand the different platforms and how these can be used to stay connected to volunteers and service users. 

Wednesday 23rd September 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Tuesday 17th November 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE 

Understanding Trustee Responsibilities and Good Governance

Strategic Planning - Training Workshop

To help NEW trustees understand their responsibilities within the organisation and developing an action plan to ensure best practice. 

Thursday 8th October 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Tuesday 1st December 10.00am - 11.30am   BOOK HERE

Completing a Funding Application - Bring your Project to Life! 

Financial Planning - Training Workshop

Specialist support to complete funding applications

Thursday 15th October 10.00am - 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.

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