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This course is suitable for anyone working alone or in a setting where potential conflict may arise.
Delegates will acquire the knowledge and skills to respond safely to aggressive behaviour in the workplace, whilst travelling or during a home visit.
Wednesday 26th April                     Welwyn Garden City

Following the great feedback from the first course on 1st February, we are running this one again. It is targeted at those responsible for fundraising who want to improve their chances at winning higher value grants and contracts (i.e. £10k+). Learn how to make your applications appeal to funders by getting better at evidencing needs, engaging service users, developing partnerships, adding social value and measuring outcomes.
Wednesday 26th April                  Welwyn Garden City

We had huge interest in this course from the previous bulletin and it soon filled up, so we have arranged a new date. If you are responsible for volunteer recruitment and/or marketing, this course will help you to ensure that your organisation gives the right impression to potential volunteers. It will cover the use of traditional marketing techniques together with digital and social media.
Tuesday 9th May                           Stevenage

The course is for staff and volunteers with basic knowledge of Facebook and Twitter who would like to learn more about how to use it effectively to promote their organisation. Ideally participants will already have a Facebook and Twitter page set up.
Thursday 11th May                        Stanstead Abbotts

For all staff and volunteers working in a voluntary sector social care environment and who have not attended a course within the last 2 years. This training will help you to understand the relevant areas of the the Hertfordshire County Council Safeguarding Adults from Abuse Procedure, and enable your organisation to comply with the requirements of the Care Act.
Thursday 11th May                         Borehamwood

This one day course is designed to achieve a basic level of emergency aid and be able to take charge of first aid arrangements. Those completing the course will gain a qualification from the First Aid Industry Board.
Monday 15th May                           Stanstead Abbotts

How to Get the Best from www.do-it.org

Volunteering Herts is the recognised Do-it partner for Hertfordshire and as such provide a key service managing the database.

Venue: Gracemead House, Hatfield, AL10 8HX
Date: 17th May 2017
Time: 10am to 1pm
Refreshments will be provided.

Please book early as places are limited and will be assigned on a first come first served basis.

Please email  John at Welwyn Hatfield Volunteer Centre if you wish to attend: [email protected] or call: 07970 751 698.


New FREE online course: Introducing the Voluntary Sector

This Open University course covers the context and features of voluntary and community organisations including: the structure and history of the UK voluntary sector; values and beliefs; funding issues; understanding stakeholders and beneficiaries; power and empowerment; and the role of volunteering. The course is 8 weeks long, involves 3 hours per week of study and will be particularly suitable for learners working (or aspiring to work) as paid members of staff or as volunteers in voluntary or community organisations. It is available via OpenLearn.

A second course, Working in the Voluntary Sector, will be available later this year.


Course: HIV: Modern Essentials for Professionals

Location: Wellbeing Centre, 501 St Albans Road, Watford, WD24 7RE

Four dates to choose from: Wednesdays: April 19th, July 26th or September 13th 2017

Delivered by: Herts Aid

training for professionals supporting people living with HIV includes:

  • HIV Awareness

    • What is HIV/AIDS? Myth busting

    • HIV Now: PEP and PrEP

    • Relevance in Hertfordshire

    • Aging with HIV

  • HIV treatment and adherence

  • Accommodating clients living with HIV

    • Health considerations in housing and care

    • How do you talk about sex and safeguarding with HIV?

  • What about infection control and transmission?

  • HIV stigma and discrimination

  • HIV and the Law – what are your legal obligations?

The morning’s registration begins at 9:00, and training will run from 9:30 until 13:00 with two short breaks.

To attend, please complete this short form and email this back to [email protected]


CVS Training Programme 2016/17

The types of courses we run include:

o             Business Planning

o             Sourcing funding

o             Developing a Funding Strategy

o             Writing Excellent bids

o             Evidencing need

o             Trustee Training

o             Social Media

o             Safeguarding

o             Health & Safety

o             Food Hygiene

Please let us know your training needs by completing this form (word) and returning to [email protected]


 HCF Training Calendar

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