Training Courses Via Zoom & Microsoft Teams

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DateTimeTitle & Details
21/01/2111am – 12.30pmIntroduction to the Funding Ready Programme This introduction session outlines the tools and resources we will be using during the workshops including overviews on the Funding Ready Toolkit, Benchmark and Health Check. The session will also include a discussion and an overview of each workshop, helping you, as a group, to plan your learning and time effectively so you can get the most out of the programme and attend the workshops that are most relevant for you.
04/02/219.30am – 12.30pmFunding Ready Workshop 1: Getting Your Organisation Ready for Grant Funding To ensure your group has the correct policies and procedures in place: a good project idea, an understanding of the funding process, general evidence on beneficiaries, an understanding of funder requirements and how grant funding fits into the funding strategy.
25/02/21 & 04/03/219.45am – 12.30pmFunding Ready Workshop 2: Evidencing Need and Identifying Funding Sources To be able to prepare a fully costed-out plan, using evidence from a variety of sources, evidenced, using input from your beneficiaries and the whole team. To have funding sources identified and shortlisted and an ongoing process defined for selecting funds to apply for.
18/03/21 & 25/03/219.45am – 12.30pmFunding Ready Workshop 3: Proving Outcomes and Writing a Successful Bid To be funding ready, with evidence suitable for funders needs and a team who are confident in their ability to write a successful funding bid and meet your funding requirements for the next 2-3 years.
17/02/211pm – 2.30pmOnline Fundraising Session 1: Building your Following We will look at our charities and organisations can build their following in readiness to launch their online fundraising campaigns.
24/02/211pm – 2.30pmOnline Fundraising Session 2: Online Fundraising Tools We will take a look at some of the different ways you can fundraise online including taking a look at setting up a Crowdfunding campaign and fundraising page.

Free online training 2020/21

Volunteer Centres Lincolnshire have secured access to free online training courses in the following subject areas.

  • Autism Awareness
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Care Act – Care and Support Planning
  • Child Sexual Exploitation – Levels 1 and 2
  • Common Assessment Framework (CAF or Early Help)
  • Cultural Awareness in Safeguarding
  • Customer Service
  • Data Protection
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Epilepsy Awareness
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • First Aid
  • Food Allergy Awareness
  • Food Safety and Hygiene Essentials
  • Food Safety and Hygiene Level 2
  • GDPR – Board Training
  • GDPR – Core Training (for Staff)
  • Handling Violence and Aggression at Work
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Hidden Harm – Parental Substance Misuse, Parental Mental Ill-Health and Domestic Abuse
  • Information Governance
  • Information Sharing and Consent
  • Keeping Good Records
  • Loneliness and Isolation
  • Loss and Bereavement
  • Managing Teams
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disability
  • Multi-Agency Working
  • Neglect
  • Online Safety for Parents and Carers
  • Palliative Care and End of Life Care
  • Parkinson’s Disease Awareness
  • People Skills
  • Personal Safety – Lone worker
  • Physical Abuse
  • Risk Assessment in the Workplace
  • Safeguarding Adults (Levels 1 and 2)
  • Safeguarding Awareness
  • Safeguarding Children (Levels 1 and 2)
  • Safeguarding Children with Disabilities
  • Safer Recruitment
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse and Recognising Grooming
  • Stress in the Workplace
  • Substance Misuse
  • Suicide Awareness
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Understanding Behaviour of Children and Young People
  • Work in a Person-Centred Way
  • Workplace Wellbeing
  • Your Personal Development

These courses are offered free of charge, on a first-come-first-served basis for third sector organisations or anyone enrolled in a VCS/LCVS programme , until 31/03/2021. Sign up here: https://www.lincolnshirevolunteering.org.uk/forms/online-training-courses-expression-of-interest-form

Networking Events Via Zoom & Microsoft Teams

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DateTimeTitle & Details
First Wed of the Month10am – 11.30am  Digital Coffee Mornings This informal meeting is open to anyone who represents charities and community groups in the North Kesteven, Lincoln and West Lindsey areas giving people a chance to network and share ideas with each other. We will also be sharing with you the latest information on the government’s latest Covid restrictions and vaccinations as well as sharing news on what is happening within the sector as a whole. There is also a chance for groups to ask any questions they have on restarting your group, governance, training, developing projects, volunteering or funding to VCS officers!!
09/02/2110.30am – 12noonLincoln Volunteer Co-ordinators’ Forum Lincoln Volunteer Co-ordinators’ Forum is for anyone who supports or manages volunteers or is involved in local community organisations and projects in and around the Lincoln area. It is a place to share best practice and news, make connections and keep in touch with one another.
10/02/2110.30am – 12noonWest Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum West Lindsey Voluntary Sector Forum is for anyone who supports or is involved in local community organisations and projects in and around the West Lindsey area. It is a place to share best practice and news, make connections and keep in touch with one another.
24/02/2110am – 12noonNorth Kesteven Voluntary Sector Forum North Kesteven Voluntary Sector Forum is for anyone who supports or is involved in local community organisations and projects in and around the North Kesteven area. It is a place to share best practice and news, make connections and keep in touch with one another.
Training and Events – January – March 2021