Training for Volunteers

Volunteering & Befriending

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At Communities Who Can we value all our volunteers. When you register with us, you will meet one of our workers who will talk to you about your role and what you want to get out of your volunteering. We will aim to make your volunteering a great experience where you feel supported. You will be invited to an information session to discuss safeguarding and protecting yourself and look at your role as a volunteer.

Remember you can volunteer as much or as little as you want. There are many different volunteering opportunities on the ‘Get Involved Page’


Health and Safety Free Training Course

This is a level 2 online accredited course in Basic Health and Safety for any of you running events or a community centre. It is free to volunteers affiliated to Communities Who Can. If you are OK with Computers we can send you a link to do the course at home, or you can use facilities in our office.

If you need help on the computer or reading the information we can also provide a volunteer to support you. Please email general.admin@kftra.net to book or call 225799.


First Aid Training

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This is a level 2 online accredited course in First Aid for any of you running events or a community centre. It is free to volunteers affiliated to Communities Who Can.  If you are OK with Computers we can send you a link to do the course at home, or you can use facilities in our office.

If you need help on the computer or reading the information we can also provide a volunteer to support you. Please email general.admin@kftra.net to book or call 225799.


Food Safety

This is a level 2 online accredited course in Basic Food safety for any of you running lunch clubs or preparing food. It is free to volunteers affiliated to Communities Who Can.  If you are OK with Computers we can send you a link to do the course at home, or you can use facilities in our office.

If you need help on the computer or reading the information we can also provide a volunteer to support you. Please email general.admin@kftra.net to book or call 225799.


Volunteering & Befriending

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At Communities Who Can we value all our volunteers. When you register with us, you will meet one of our workers who will talk to you about your role and what you want to get out of your volunteering. We will aim to make your volunteering a great experience where you feel supported. You will be invited to an information session to discuss safeguarding and protecting yourself and look at your role as a volunteer.

Remember you can volunteer as much or as little as you want. There are many different volunteering opportunities on the ‘Get Involved Page’


Chairing Skills

Sessions run twice a year please see events page to book on the next course. The session in 3 hours and gives you the opportunity to meet other Chairs, share skills, tips and advice.  It will also look at the role of a Chairperson and help you identify and list the techniques that make a good Chair. The next session in on:

Please email general.admin@kftra.net to book or call 225799.


Secretary Training

This is a one-to-one session designed to your needs and can included dealing with different forms of communication, filing and admin skills, hints and tips for minute taking and preparing agendas.

Please email general.admin@kftra.net to book or call 225799.


Treasurer Training

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Available for individuals or groups, this 2 hour session will help you to understand the role of the treasurer, show you how to layout your accounts, record petty cash, develop an expenses policy and prepare you accounts for the annual check. You will also learn how to apply for your annual support grant. The session will take place on

Please email general.admin@kftra.net to book or call 225799.

 


Become a Dementia Friend

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Both Maxine and Kaye are volunteer Dementia Champions. This means they can deliver the Dementia Friends Information Session to your group. This is a 1hr session and participants can become Dementia friends.

You can book a session by contacting Maxine.edwards@kftra.net

Alternatively you can book on sessions near you on the Dementia Friends Website by clicking here https://www.dementiafriends.org.uk/