Chairing Meetings & Presentation Skills training – 3rd December 2013.

This workshop will cover the following topics: § Planning a workshop § Facilitating a workshop § Chairing & Handling Effective Meetings § Effective Communications: Preparing Presentations & Delivering Presentations The workshop is based on the National Occupational Standards of Management & Leadership, and is for staff, trustees or volunteers who have responsibility of planning and […]

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Training for Trustees in Camden

Voluntary Action Camden has a new Governance training programme for Trustees, Management Committee members or Board Members. The programme will have six interactive workshops followed by the Accredited NOCN Level 2 Qualification in Governance. Interactive workshops scheduled are: · Leadership & Strategic Planning – 19th November 2013 · Financial Management – 28th November 2013 · […]

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Trustee Responsibilities as Employers

Trustee Responsibility as Employers Postponed until Monday 2nd December 2pm – 6pm Trainer: Caroline Jepson, Tel: 020 7284 6554, Email: cjepson@vac.org.uk Management committees are ultimately responsible for hiring, supporting and, if necessary, dismissing their staff.   Even if some responsibilities are delegated to senior staff, trustees need to ensure the organisation has appropriate procedures in place […]

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Trustees’ Week Events From VAC and VCC 4th – 10th November

Monday  – Introduction to Being a Trustee 10am – 4.30pm This stand-alone course is also day 1 of the VAC Better Governance course which has been successfully running for five year. (You can just sign up to this one day event or to all 5 days of the full course.) This first day looks at […]

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Using the Equality Act 2010 in Health and Education

FREE two day training for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities in Camden. Organised by ROTA and VAC.  Hurry, spaces are guaranteed for Camden groups only until Wednesday. Day one: Complying with the Equality Act 2010 11th October 2013 Participants will: ~ Learn who is protected under the Equality Act 2010; ~ […]

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Want to make your voice heard in parliament? Don’t miss ‘Campaigning in Parliament’ Thursday 19th September 10.00am to 12.30pm at VAC

Does your organisation want to make its voice heard in the policy making process? Does your organisation want to influence decision makers but no idea how? Are you a community group that wants to lobby your local MP? Alasdair Mackenzie of Parliament’s outreach service will deliver a presentation on campaigning in Parliament, looking at the […]

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Get Free Parenting Classes through the CANparent scheme!!

The CANparent scheme gives parents and carers of children from birth until the end of school year one a voucher worth £100 to spend on parenting classes. Voluntary Action Camden is currently participating in various Road Shows promoting the CANparent Scheme in Camden until September 2013. If you would like to find out more about the […]

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NEW – Investors In People, the Easy Way

This two hour session will take you through the new Investors in People foundation standard and how it can help to support your issues, challenges and the improvements you would like to achieve. With this session you will receive a certificate which states that you are working towards achieving accreditation against the standard. This will […]

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Get Free Parenting Classes through the CANparent scheme!!

The CANparent scheme gives parents and carers of children from birth until the end of school year one a voucher worth £100 to spend on parenting classes. The class has helped me understand how my child is developing and improved my confidence in dealing with issues that all parents face.” – Mum of 2 year […]

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Communities want to stay and get slice of the action!

This is the most poignant message emerging from our community and neighbourhood planning activities. A major step towards ‘getting a slice of the action’ is having an ‘open book policy’ and understanding the money driving development. VAC have invited experts from Oxford Brookes University to provide an overview of how development works. This will cover […]

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