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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 2018

At a Glance Training Programme here

(links to PDF document)

Scroll down for full course details

 

12th & 19th September

16th & 17th October

24th Sept & 20th Nov
26th Sept

11th October

22nd Oct & 11th Dec
24th October

Good Practice in Volunteer Management

28th November

4th December

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

5th December

 

 
 

 

PAVS’ courses  & workshops
September - December 2018

 

Volunteering Wales Website Familiarisation Sessions

12th September, 10.30am -12.30pm, Fishguard Library

19th September, 2pm -4pm, Milford Haven Leisure Centre

16th October, 10am - 12pm, PAVS' Office

17th October, 2pm - 4pm, St. John's Community Hall, Pembroke Dock

Tutors: Jean Morris & Caroline White

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

By the end of the session partcipants will:

  • Be aware of the benefits of registering and promoting your organisationand 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.

 

Writing Better Funding Applications session

(with a focus on PAVS' managed Funds)

24th September & 20th November , 10.30am – 12noon
Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Lorna Livock

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 session is FREE of charge.

 

Being an Effective Chair


26th September 2018, 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

 

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


11th October 2018, 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

 

Pembrokeshire Funding Portal Orientation sessions

22nd October  & 11th December 2018

10.30am – 12noon

Venue: PAVS, Haverfordwest
Tutor: Lorna Livock


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

 

Role of the secretary, Meetings & Minutes

24th October 2018, 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.

Good Practice in Volunteer Management


28th November 2018 - 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

Mental Health Awareness

4th December , 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)

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


5th December 2018, 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.

 

 
 

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: 11/06/2018

 
 

 

 

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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