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Training

Community Action IW offers regular training programmes each year with workshops and training sessions on a wide variety of topics to support voluntary and community grhyper-local-event (1)oups across the Island:

Please contact us if there are specific training needs for your organisation that you would like us to help with.

Volunteer Management Course 21st & 28th Sept 2022:

This two day online course is on 21st September and 28th September (required to attend both days) 0930 to 1530.  This is delivered online using Zoom. 

This course is aimed at helping those working with volunteers during the covid 19 pandemic and now going forward, reflecting on the current challenges and opportunities faced and how to support and meet volunteer needs as we move towards recovery. 

We will focus on: 

  • Bringing back volunteers 
  • Sustaining the involvement of volunteers 
  • Managing and motivating volunteers. 

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Identify ways of motivating volunteers 
  • Recognise ways to provide ongoing support and demonstrate commitment 
  • Determine ways of managing performance 
  • Establish how to handle difficult situations with volunteers 
  • Identify ways to support returning volunteers 
  • Meet others to discuss their own best practice, ideas and ways of implementing the volunteering process

Cost: £40

Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/volunteer-management-course-tickets-383909231847

Community Resilience Training 

 The following courses are being offered FREE of charge to volunteers and voluntary sector organisations.

Training offer from the Community Resilience Project (CAIW)

NEW-Events Calendar-Sept-Oct 2022

Advice First Aider Volunteer – comprises 2 sessions (live online)
These sessions are delivered every month.

NEW: How to improve your funding application success rate – Online live session
7 September 2022 (Wednesday) 10:00-13:00)

NEW: Adult Mental Health First Aid (2 days) – face-to-face at Sight for Wight, Millbrooke House, 137 Carisbrooke Road, Newport, PO30 1DD
12-13 September 2022
9:00-16:00 on both days

NEW: Hybrid working for managers – Online live session
14 September 2022 (Wednesday) 10:00-13:00

Continue & Begin Fast Coaching certification programme (1 day) – face-to-face at Riverside Centre, The Quay, Newport PO30 2QR
16 September 2022 (Friday) 10:00-17:00

NEW: Introduction to storytelling – Online live session
22 September 2022
(Thursday) 10:00-13:00

NEW: Time management skills – Online live session
29 September 2022
(Thursday) 10:00-13:00

NEW: People management skills – Online live session
4 October 2022 (Tuesday) 10:00-13:00

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing – comprises 3 online sessions. All three sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.
3 , 5 & 7 October,
10:00-13:00

NEW: Project Management Skills training course comprising 4 x 3-hr sessions – Online live training. All four must be attended to receive a certificate
Session 1: 11 Oct 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Session 2: 13 Oct 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Session 3: 17 Oct 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Session 4: 21 Oct 2022 (10:00-13:00)

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing – comprises 3 online sessions. All three sessions must be attended to receive a certificate.
25, 28 & 31 October,
10:00-13:00

Full details of how to book these courses here:NEW-Events Calendar-Sept-Oct 2022

Employment Law Training – 5th October

This is a training session for staff and trustees responsible for employing staff in the not for profit sector on the Isle of Wight

Cost £10

Employment Law – updates and changes – know your facts Tickets, Wed 5 Oct 2022 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

UK Parliament 9th September

 

9.45 -12pm at Riverside, Little London Room

FREE

Kerrie is the UK Parliament’s Education and Engagement Outreach Officer in the South East who works with communities across the region to increase public understanding and engagement with the UK Parliament.

Whatever issues are important to you this session will help you to

Kerrie is the UK Parliament’s Education and Engagement Outreach Officer in the South East who works with communities across the region to increase public understanding and engagement with the UK Parliament.

 

Whatever issues are important to your group, UK Parliament will explain how to take action and be heard. This session will guide you to a rich understanding of UK democracy. 

It will focus on campaigning with Parliament – Are You Influential? Get Your Voice heard.

Attendees develop a deep understanding of how to raise the issues which mean the most to them:

  • How you take action?
  • What tools help influence debates, decisions, and legislation?
  • How can you build relationships with MPs and Lords?

No prior knowledge is needed. We will use quizzes and games to develop your knowledge and answer your questions. Do come along!

Book your free place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/understanding-and-engagement-with-the-uk-parliament-tickets-382857305507

 

NEW FREE online training courses for people who live and/or work or volunteer on the Isle of Wight!

To book your place on any of the FREE courses listed below, please email: zodonnell@actioniw.org.uk
How to Improve Your Funding Application Success Rate – 7 September 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Hybrid Working for Managers – 14 September 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Introduction to Storytelling – 22 September 2022 (10:00-13:00).
Time management skills – 29 September 2022 (10:00-13:00).
People management skills – 4 October 2022 (10:00-13:00).
Project Management Skills training course comprising 4 x 3-hr sessions (all four sessions must be attended to receive a certificate):
Session 1 – 11 October 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Session 2 – 13 October 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Session 3 – 17 October 2022 (10:00-13:00)
Session 4 – 21 October 2022 (10:00-13:00)

 

If you would like training in a particular area, please contact Philippa Daley pdaley@actioniw.org.uk

Refresh your knowledge with these FREE online courses.

Get to grips with what’s required to be an Essential Trustee and develop your Fundraising skills.

Online Training Page

To secure a place on any of our courses please complete and return the Booking Form

Please get in touch if you have any training requirements by emailing us at: training@actioniw.org.uk

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