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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

January - July 2020

At a Glance Training Programme

(links to PDF document)

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Name of Course
Date(s)

29th January

21st May

5th February &

17th June

Suicide Awareness
13th February

13th February

am or pm

25th February

or

5th May

4th March &

15th June

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

5th March &

9th July

What every Committee Member needs to Know - their Roles & Responsibilities
10th March

10th March

Writing Better Funding Applications session
28th April
13th May
Role of the Secretary, Good Meetings & Minutes
3rd June

 

 
 

 

PAVS’ courses  & workshops
January - July 2020

 

Child Protection Training Level 1

29th January

21st May , 10am - 1pm

Venue: PAVS' Office

Tutor: Lee Hind

This session is useful for those who work/volunteer with children and young people directly or those who work/ volunteer in an organisation that counts children & young people as beneficiaries.

By the end of the session participants will:

  • be aware of their safeguarding responsibilities
  • understand what to do if they have concerns about the welfare of a child or young person
  • know how to deal with a disclosure from a child
  • know who to report their concerns to

 

Mental Health Awareness

5th February & 17th June , 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 a FREE session delivered in partnership with West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWAMH)

 

Suicide Awareness

13th February , 10am -12.30am

25th June , 10am - 12.30am

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Tim Teeling, WWAMH


This session aims are to:-

  • Raise awareness of Suicide
  • Look at the precipitating pressures
  • Become aware of the risks and warning signs
  • What to do if you are concerned?

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

 

Volunteering Wales Website Familiarisation Sessions

13th February, 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm

PAVS' Office

Tutor: Michiel Blees

These short sessions will be helpful for volunteer involving organisations who wish to attract and recruit more volunteers via the national Volunteering Wales online portal.

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Be aware of the benefits of registering and promoting your organisation and volunteering opportunities on the site
  • Be familiar with using the site including registering your organisation, uploading your profile an publishing your volunteering opportunities
  • Be aware of the benefits of registering your volunteering including the use of volunteer digital badges

These sessions are FREE of charge.

Dementia Friends Awareness Workshops

4th March , 2pm - 4pm

15th June , 11.30am - 1.30pm

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest

Tutor: Cherry Evans

By the end of the session participants will:

  • Develop an understanding of dementia
  • Learnt small ways you can help
  • Gain an understanding about what its like to live with dementia

By becoming a Dementia Friend, you can make a real difference by making small changes.

These sessions are FREE of charge.

 

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

5th March ,10am -4pm

9th July, 10am - 4pm
Venue: PAVS' Office
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

 

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

10th March , 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

Top Tips for Recruiting Volunteers

10th March , 2pm-4.30pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Caroline White

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:
• Be familiar with a range of methods to attract a diversity of volunteers
• Recognise ways in which volunteering can be more accessible to all
• Understand the importance of role descriptions in attracting, and keeping, volunteers
• Pick up some top tips for promoting volunteering opportunities (including the ‘new’ Volunteering Wales website)

 

Writing Better Funding Applications session

(with a focus on PAVS' managed Funds)

28th April , 10.30am - 12.30pm
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Caroline Marmara

This bite-sized session will cover the basics of filling in a funding application form. The session will be based around the application forms used by PAVS’ managed funding pots but the lessons learned will be broadly applicable to other funding applications.

By the end of the session participants will:
· Know what a funder is looking for in particular responses
· Pick up a series of top tips relevant for any funding application
· Feel confident having a go at writing a funding application
· Understand a funders needs and expectations

This is a FREE session

 

Good Practice in Volunteer Management

13th May , 10am - 1pm

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest

Tutor: 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

 

Role of the Secretary, Good Meetings & Minutes

3rd June , 10am - 1pm

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest

Tutor: Vanessa John

By the end of the session partisans will:

  • Understand the role of the Secretary,and the knowledge and skills required
  • The importance of holding effective meetings
  • Understand the legal and practical purpose of minutes
  • Have explored top tips for writing effective minutes
  • Be able to evaluate the style and content of minutes

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

 

Funding Wales Website Orientation sessions

25th February, 10am-12 noon

or

5th May, 10am-12 noon

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest

This bite-sized orientation session will cover the basics of using the new Wales 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


This is a FREE session

 

 
 

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: 27/02/2020

 
 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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