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Safeguarding adults training from CRCC

admin January 15, 2014 Opportunities Training No Comments

The 1-Day ‘Human Rights: Human Lives’ workshop is specifically targeted for community-based organisations; this includes Community Groups, Social Enterprises, Charities and Town & Parish Councils.   It is appropriate for staff, volunteers and service users from...

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Do you need new Trustees for your hall?

Come to this event organised by West Cornwall Halls Network to hear suggestions from Volunteer Cornwall about how to attract new volunteers onto your committee.

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Free business planning workshops

Vital Venues is delivering business planning workshops for village halls, community centres and other community buildings in West Cornwall. In the context of a village or community hall, a business plan gives a hall management committee the opportunity to examine itself, its working...

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Driving Safer For Longer (DSFL)- Free workshops

Some members of Vital Venues have organised these events in their halls.  They provide an opportunity for local residents and also a letting for your hall. Driving Safer For Longer (DSFL) Is aimed at older drivers in Cornwall with help and advice to allow them to continue to enjoy...

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Make your venue the centre of attention

Source FM is the community radio station for Falmouth, Penryn and all the surrounding villages. They want to hear from local people such as volunteers who run community buildings or other community groups, within this catchment area, who are helping individuals affected by rural...

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Training: Addressing Data Protection

admin August 29, 2013 Legal Opportunities Training No Comments

Does your group have a membership database or hold volunteers’ details? Are you aware of your legal responsibility to maintain and protect data properly? If you’re not sure, or would like to refresh your knowledge and understanding then consider attending this training...

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Get F-IT tackles fuel poverty and financial hardship

admin August 27, 2013 News Opportunities Training No Comments

The ‘Get F-IT’ project is helping to reduce financial hardship and fuel poverty that many older people in Cornwall experience. Delivered by CRCC (Cornwall Rural Community Council), the ‘Get FIT’ project provides a menu of pro-active responses including: Financial & IT...

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Limited Offer – FREE Training with Volunteer Cornwall

As part of their Big Lottery ‘Volunteering for Stronger Communities’  project, Volunteer Cornwall can offer advice and free training until October 2013 to people 16 and over who are new to volunteering. The eligibility criteria for the volunteers are: Volunteering for the first time in...

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Human Rights: Human Lives workshops

admin June 12, 2013 Training No Comments

The 1-Day ‘Human Rights: Human Lives’ training course is specifically targeted for community-based organisations; this includes Community Groups, Social Enterprises, Charities and Town & Parish Councils.  The course covers: Why Human Rights, Equality & Diversity and...

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Work Placement Experience Team Redecorate Centre of Pendeen

A team from the Work Skills Training Academy of Cornwall College under the direction of Steve Chaney has completely redecorated the Centre of Pendeen. The work was carried out under the work place experience scheme of Cornwall College in partnership with Job Centre Plus and Vital...

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Liability Insurance for Hall Committees

from Martyn Ingram, Norris & Fisher Insurance Brokers In my role as an insurance broker dealing extensively with Village Hall committees, I am often asked questions beginning “Would my policy protect me if…”  The questions usually revolve around a dreadful injury being suffered by...

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Help for small charities: the Five Minute Fundraiser

The Institute of Fundraising has launched a series of five-minute online videos designed to introduce small charities to a range of fundraising issues, structures and techniques. Watch the videos

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Pimp My Cause: pro bono marketing services

Pimp My Cause offers a platform to connect charities and social ventures with professional marketers who are willing to donate their talent to help charities to fulfill their mission. The site is free to join and provides charities with access to hundreds of professionals covering all...

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Try something different

admin December 17, 2011 Training No Comments

Vital Venues and Cornwall College are providing 3 hour taster sessions for your community on any topic requested. If you’re a member of Vital Venues, all you need to do is get a group of people together (ideally at least eight) who are interested in a topic e.g. craftwork, dance,...

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