This course is aimed at Volunteer Managers, and anyone with responsibility for volunteer involvement.
This course aims to give participants the essential skills and knowledge to develop effective grant applications. Within the session participants will have an opportunity to self- or peer-review a draft or past grant proposal and gain valuable feedback.
This course is only available for groups who have been accepted onto the Impact in Action's skill-up cohort.
Making a difference to the lives of individuals, communities, or the environment is probably the reason why your charity was established, so how can you show that you are making a real difference in order to build trust, rapport and credibility for your services?
The workshop is for all staff/volunteers that come into contact with vulnerable adults who may be at risk of abuse or neglect and will provide participants with a basic awareness of adult safeguarding.
This training course looks to support organisations to understand the importance of using Social Media and how to begin. It will be a practical course to help organisations set up and navigate their own Twitter accounts, with a view to increasing brand awareness, as well as interaction with service users, funders and the local community.
Do you want to know your rights when it comes to health and safety? Come along to the ‘Health and Safety Essentials’ training and learn about your rights and how to enforce them. You get a certificate at the end of the course.
This course will provide a range of tools and best practice advice to ensure that you are effectively measuring and communicating the difference you make to donors, funders and supporters. It will benefit those who have some experience of monitoring and evaluation and would like to develop and improve their charity’s approach to measuring and communicating their impact, whether you are delivering services, managing projects or services or in a fundraising role.
Do you want to know how to carry out a risk assessment? Do you have responsibility for managing health & safety? This 3-hour basic risk assessment training could be what you are looking for.
This training course looks at diversity in volunteering, both in terms of who volunteers, and what kind of volunteering they do. Participants will understand the potential barriers to volunteering and what steps can be taken to remove them. They will also gain knowledge of new forms of volunteer involvement.
To be able to use Microsoft's Excel to monitor your outcomes will benefit you to better evidence the value of the service you provide. Team this level of evaluation with using Case Studies and you will be able to effectively use your data.
Do you know where you stand legally with your volunteers? The legal position of voluntary workers can look complicated from the outside – some areas of law impact on volunteering, while others completely ignore it, leaving volunteers without protection from unfair dismissal or discrimination. This training will give you an overview of the relevant law in plain English, focusing on practical lessons to draw from the information.