Current Training and Events

Hastings Voluntary Action is organising the following training sessions:
Information about the Cost Bands and HVA's approach to charging for training can be found here

 

BRIEFING ABOUT BUILDING STRONGER COMMUNITIES GRANTS

Date: Tuesday 27 June 2017, 10am - 12noon

Venue: Hastings Voluntary Action, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN

This free briefing session will cover the details of these grants, look at features of eligible projects, and explain the application process. 

Cost: FREE

To book a place and for further information click here

 

BASIC FIRST AID (LIFE SUPPORT)

Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017, 9:30am - 11:30am

Venue: Hastings Voluntary Action, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN

The aims of this training workshop are to give basic information relating to emergency situations both where a person is injured or has a sudden illness

Cost: This is a FREE course for Volunteers and Volunteer Co-ordinators linked to community or voluntary organisations and/or organisations who are members of HVA.

To book a place and for further information click here

 

 

MOVING AND HANDLING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Date: Tuesday 11 July 2017

Venue: Hastings Voluntary Action, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN

The aims of this training session are to raise awareness of personal safety in relation to moving objects and people in everyday life

Cost: This is a FREE course for Volunteers and Volunteer Co-ordinators linked to community or voluntary organisations and/or organisations who are members of HVA.

To book a place and for further information click here

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO CHILD PROTECTION

Date: Wednesday 22 November 2017 10am to 1pm 

Venue: Hastings Voluntary Action, Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN

The course aims to raise awareness of child protection issues and procedures and the signs and indicators of child abuse, to enable staff to identify and respond to child protection concerns and to become aware of East Sussex County Council Child Protection Procedures to encourage and develop effective inter-agency communication where child protection matters arise.

Cost: This is a FREE course for any staff, volunteers or trustees in voluntary, community and not for profit groups and organisations. A maximum of 2 representatives from each organisation will have a confirmed place and further applications will be put on a waiting list.

To book a place and for further information click here

 

 

 

Future training...

It is our intention to run further courses on the following subjects, subject to sufficient levels of demand. To assist us in our planning, please contact us to indicate your interest in any of these subjects, and we will ensure that you are advised as and when a date is announced.

 

TREASURER'S HANDBOOK

Facilitated by HVA's Pat Weaver, and delivered in two parts, this course contains much essential information for anyone who is new to the role of treasurer within an organisation.

Part 1 covers roles and responsibilities. How does the treasurer's role fit into the committee structure and what is required of you? Is there any legal stuff that you need to know?

Part 2 is a practical session, including an introduction to the world of budgeting – planning ,producing and using;  setting up and maintaining a simple, effective book keeping system and how to prepare and use a cash flow forecast to plan ahead.

FREE for small groups that are members of HVA (income < £100,000); (subsidised by ESCC)
Large HVA member organisations £40; Non-members and statutory £60

To express an interest in this training please email pat@hvauk.org

 

GOOD GOVERNANCE

A practical workshop designed for new and existing committee volunteers who want to achieve a successful outcome and a positive working relationship on the committees they engage in:  Subjects to be covered will include: Recognise what contributes to an effective and efficient committee meeting; Learn how to draft an agenda that gets results; Explore how to structure minutes that summarise the discussion record action items; Consider the legal implications of serving on a voluntary committee;  including responsibilities and accountability.

FREE for small groups that are members of HVA (income < £100,000); (subsidised by ESCC)
Large HVA member organisations £40; Non-members and statutory £60

To express an interest in this training please email pat@hvauk.org

 

 

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