Events

  • St Helens VCSE Forum - 11th October 2021

    Event |

    The next St Helens VCSE Forum meeting will be on Monday 11th October 2021 at 10am. The meeting will be conducted online using Zoom (requires internet access only). We are bringing key partners together to connect with the sector to provide and share key developments and we will update on key work and initiatives in St Helens .  To book a place click on the register now button.

    Minutes of the previous meetings can be found at:

    https://www.haltonsthelensvca.org.uk/st-helens-vcse-forum

     

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  • Meet the Funder - The National Lottery Community Fund

    Workshop |

    The local team from The National Lottery Community Fund for Halton and St Helens will be holding a virtual 'Meet the Funders' event in conjunction with Halton and St Helens VCA to talk about the Reaching Communities programme, how to apply and answer any queries you may have about the process.

    Please be aware that this event will focus primarily on Reaching Communities (for projects over £10,000). If you are looking for information about Awards for All (for projects under £10,000) please visit The National Lottery Community Fund website www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk  or contact The Advice Line (0345 410 2030 Text Relay: 18001 plus 0345 410 2030)

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  • Quarterly Volunteer Co-ordinators Network Meeting

    Meeting |

     

     

    On September 27th  we are bringing all individuals (volunteers and staff) who are responsible for volunteers in their role for a Volunteer Co-ordinators Network Meeting.

     

    On the agenda will be:

    10.00am          Welcome and introductions

    10.10am          Round robin on where we all are – what’s new

    10. 25am         An update on new changes to the volunteer portal

    10.50am          Comfort break

    11.00am          Moving forwards with activities and volunteers, creating new roles and how evaluating the impact of your volunteers can help with this

    11.40am          A Peer Q & A for sharing ideas, answering any questions

    12.00pm          Comfort break

    12.15pm          Planning future meetings, what topics do you want us to cover

    12.35pm          The Document Hub - what it is and what resources you would like to be in there

    12 55pm          Recap and date for next meeting

     

    Once you have registered you will receive a link and password to the zoom meeting

    To register please use the ‘register now’ button

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  • Firm Foundations Personal Development Programme

    Training |

    WHEN: Every Wednesday - starting Wednesday 11th August and will run for 8 weeks (8 x full day sessions). Each session will run from 9.30am – 2.30pm – Travel expenses and lunch will be provided.

     

    WHERE? Ground Floor Beacon Building – College Street, St Helens.

     

    WHO: Open to anyone over the age of 19 and is currently unemployed. This programme is facilitated by 2 fully development coaches and facilitators with Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action.

     

    HOW: Each week will be a mixture of the facilitators giving a short interactive presentation, each person will have their own workbook each week that will have the info from the presentation included along with places and spaces to make notes complete short activities. Lunch will be provided by Plan Bee coffee shop based around the corner so we will order in the morning and you will be able to collect it at lunchtime. We will also be undertaking as part of this programme some creative activity and in the afternoons after lunch will be upcycling small pieces of furniture – taking something that is worn out/broken and giving it a new lease of life!!!

    Every Wednesday - starting Wednesday 18th August and will run for 8 weeks (8 x full day sessions). Each session will run from 9.30am – 2.30pm – Travel expenses and lunch will be provided.

     Open to anyone over the age of 19 and is currently unemployed. This programme is facilitated by 2 fully development coaches and facilitators with Halton & St Helens Voluntary and Community Action.

     Each week will be a mixture of the facilitators giving a short interactive presentation, each person will have their own workbook each week that will have the info from the presentation included along with places and spaces to make notes complete short activities. Lunch will be provided by Plan Bee coffee shop based around the corner so we will order in the morning and you will be able to collect it at lunchtime. We will also be undertaking as part of this programme some creative activity and in the afternoons after lunch will be upcycling small pieces of furniture – taking something that is worn out/broken and giving it a new lease of life!!!

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  • Influencing - the skills for making change happen - 20th July

    Event |

    Influencing - the skills for making change happen - 20th July

    This session builds on the introduction to influencing session from Peta Sweet at sweetie consulting 

    You will get an overview of the habits and skills needed to be a successful change-maker.

    You will go away:

    Understanding the core skills needed to influence effectively Equipped to take next steps to build those skills and become effective change-makers.

    The session will be held on Tuesday 20th July via Zoom. It will begin at 10am. 

     Please click on the 'Register Now' button to book a place and receive zoom details 

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  • Influencing - An Introduction 14th July 2021

    Event |

    An introduction to Influencing - 14th July, 10am

    Don't miss the opportunity to hear from Peta Sweet at sweetie consulting who will provide an introduction to influencing and how it can create social change.

    You will go away:

    Understanding what is meant by influencing, using a model of influencing as problem solving With examples of what successful influencing looks like With some simple tools to help you start thinking about how your organisation can begin to influence

    The session will be held on Wednesday 14th July via Zoom. It will begin at 10am. 

     Please click on the 'Register Now' button to book a place and receive zoom details 

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  • St Helens VCSE Forum - 12th July 2021

    Event |

    The next St Helens VCSE Forum meeting will be on Monday 12th July 2021 at 10am. However, due to COVID-19  we will be conducting it online using Zoom (requires internet access only). We are bringing key partners together to connect with the sector to provide and share key developments on St Helens Cares and we will update on key work and initiatives in St Helens .  To book a place click on the register now button.

    Minutes of the previous meetings can be found at:

    https://www.haltonsthelensvca.org.uk/st-helens-vcse-forum

     

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