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Welcome to the new PAVS Training Programme which has been developed to meet the needs of voluntary groups in the county.

Our programme has been developed based on the needs identified by the voluntary organisations PAVS supports.

Let us know if there is any training your group would benefit from , and we will see what we can do.




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PAVS Training Programme

September - December 2017

At a Glance Training Programme here

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25th Sept,

23rd Oct,

Good Practice in Volunteer Management

26th Sept

How to be an Effective Chair

26th Oct
1st Nov
Roles & Responsibilities of being a Trustee
21st Nov

All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness - Adults, Children & Young People

29th Nov
6th Dec

12th Dec

 

 
 

 

PAVS’ courses  & workshops
September - December 2017

Pembrokeshire Funding Portal Orientation sessions


25th September & 23rd October

10.30am – 12noon

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Lorna Livock


This bite-sized orientation will cover the basics of using the Pembrokeshire Funding Portal.
By the end of the session participants will:
• Understand the features of the two different funding search functions
• Know how to get the best out of the report functionality of the site
• Be able to use the site to research potential funding opportunities

These sessions are FREE of charge.

Good Practice in Volunteer Management


26th September 2017 - 10am - 1pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutors: Jean Morris

This short session will be useful for new volunteer managers or existing volunteer managers who would like to refresh their knowledge.

By the end of the session, participants will…

• Understand the importance of having a volunteering policy

• Have considered what other policies, and paperwork, are necessary

• Appreciate key legal issues relating to volunteers

Click here for course costs

How to be an Effective Chair


26th October 2017, 10am – 1pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Anne Isaac


This session is aimed at individuals who are new to the role of the Chair, or existing Chairs who wish to refresh their knowledge.
By the end of the session participants will:
• Understand the role of the Chair and consider the knowledge and skills required
• Understand the preparation and planning needed for success
• Be able to identify tools to work towards a successful meeting

Mental Health Awareness

1st November 2017, 10am – 1pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Tim Teeling, WWAMH
This session aims are to:-

• Describe the terms mental illness and mental health
• Identify common mental health diagnosis
• Discuss recovery for those experiencing mental illness
• Challenge stigma associated with mental illness
• Be aware of one’s own well-being

This is FREE session delivered in partnership with West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWAMH)

 

Roles and Responsibilities-What every committee member needs to know!


21st November 2017 , 10am – 1pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Vanessa John

By the end of the session participants will:
• Have a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities of committee members
• Understand the importance of the governing document
• Understand the responsibilities associated with a legal structure
• Be familiar with the requirements of external regulatory bodies
• Identify potential liabilities and how to guard against them

This workshop is for new committee members and more experienced members who want an update.

This workshop can also be tailored to your organisation and delivered at a time and place to suit you.


All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness - Adults, Children & Young People


29th November 2017 , 10am -4pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutors: Lee Hind & Vanessa John


By the end of this session participants will:
• Know their own role in relation to safeguarding adults and children and young people from harm, abuse and neglect
• Understand how individuals are protected from harm, abuse and neglect
• Know how to recognise different types of harm, abuse and neglect
• Be familiar with current safeguarding legislation

Role of the secretary, Meetings & Minutes

6th December 2017, 10am – 1pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Anne Isaac

By the end of this session participants will:
• Understand the role of the Secretary and consider the knowledge and skills required
• The importance of an effective meeting
• Understand the legal and practical purpose of minutes
• Be able to evaluate the style and content of minutes
• Have explored top tips for writing effective minutes

This workshop is useful for: New minute takers or those who want to update their skills and knowledge.

Applying for Funding & the Funding Portal


12th December 2017, 10am - 1pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Lorna Livock

This half-day session combines our popular Funding Portal familiarisation session with a condensed session on how you can put the information found in the Funding Portal into good use as part of your organisation’s strategy for funding its activities.

By the end of this half-day session participants will:
• Feel confident that they are getting the best out of the Funding Portal
• Understand the range of different funding options available
• Have considered the importance of planning in any funding approaches
• Understand how to demonstrate their organisation's track record
• Be able to identify, research and apply for grant funding
• Understand and meet the expectations of funders

This workshop is suitable for anyone who is responsible for or contributes to fundraising in a voluntary or community group



 
 

Rates

Unless otherwise stated the following rates will apply, there are three different rates for course fees:

                                      Half Day                   Full Day

 A - Public Sector                  £65                        £80

 B - Voluntary Groups,

 individuals, Associate          £15                        £25

 Members

 C - PAVS Members               £12                        £20  

 

If you are not a member of PAVS why not join now and take advantage of the lower course fees? Ring 01437 769422 for a membership pack or have a look here for more information.

If you have any enquiries about the programme, or any particular needs (or would like a paper copy), please contact the Third Sector Support Team by email or telephone 01437 769422.

 

 

Last updated: 27/01/2017

 
 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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