Voscur Training

 

During this session, we will take a practical look at how you can challenge the structures that affect inequality within your organisation. We will look at a diversity auditing tool and how you can apply this to create organisational change.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:30

This is a two part course to help senior staff, trustees and directors manage change during COVID-19 and into the new normal.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 15 September, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:30

COVID-19 has changed how charities and community organisations are run – the services they provide, their volunteer tasks, and so on. It has also changed their marketing. Find out how to market your organisation and run a campaign during or after COVID-19.

Polly Allen is the Digital Marketing and Communications Officer at Voscur. She has nine years’ marketing and communications experience, including working with charities, fashion brands and travel companies.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 2 March, 2021 - 13:30 to 17:00

Evidence suggests there are five simple steps you can take to improve your mental health and wellbeing. Trying these things could help you feel more positive and able to get the most out of life. Over five weekly lunchtime sessions, the course will outline each of the steps with examples of how you can make small changes quickly and easily to improve your wellbeing.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 8 June, 2020 - 12:30 to Monday, 6 July, 2020 - 14:00

Looking at the range of responsibilities Board Members have in an organisation and building on the 'Being a Good Board Member' session, this course focuses beyond legal obligations and into best practice. Topics include resolving conflicts and working strategically.

What is this course about?

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 2 July, 2020 - 18:00 to 20:30

This online course will help those supporting volunteers working in the health crisis – whether you have just started up a group, or are changing your existing volunteer service, or moving services online.

What is the course about?

Recruitment and induction

Providing support and how to do it

What will you learn?

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 24 June, 2020 - 13:30 to 16:30

Becoming a Community Interest Company (CIC) is an exciting step forward for groups or organisations that want to be a business and have social impact. However, you will need to think about some key issues first, to make sure you're doing the right thing for you and your social enterprise.

This briefing covers why and how to set up as a CIC, and how to run well once you are set up.

What will you learn?

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 16 June, 2020 - 12:30 to 14:00

Convincing funders and investors of the need for your organisation’s work is increasingly challenging. This course looks at how best to make use of the data that is available to you and what you can collect to make your case. Dr Lorna Henry is a Voscur Associate and an evaluator and consultant with experience as a researcher in the education, health, social care and community sectors. She is the evaluator and critical friend for the SPAN History Project which is based at Wellspring Settlement. 

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 21 May, 2020 - 09:30 to Friday, 22 May, 2020 - 12:30

This session looks at the new landscape of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector that has emerged during the crisis and how to collaborate and co-operate to meet your mission. 

What is this course about?

This course is about collaboration and managing positive relationships for public benefit in the COVID-19 crisis.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 19 May, 2020 - 09:30 to 13:30

This new online course will support our members to adapt to new circumstances. It will be a basic session for people looking to move their meetings online for the first time.

What is the course about?

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 20 May, 2020 - 10:00 to 12:30

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