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    At Newark and Sherwood CVS, we provide a range of training sessions and events, funded through our community-based projects. From time to time, we also host training events and workshops on behalf or in conjunction with other organisations. We have a range of on line resources available – see below:

    Downloadable Information Packs

    Below are downloadable resources for the voluntary sector covering a range of topics. These will be continuously updated so keep popping back to find new packs for download.

    – An introduction to Safeguarding including the principles of safeguarding, the DBS process and reporting safeguarding concerns.  

    – A simple guide to budgeting including creating a budget and what to include. 

    – A basic guide focusing on sourcing funding opportunities, writing applications/bids and general funding process.

    Risk Assessments
    – A pack that covers multiple topics around risk including identifying, assessing and mitigating risks.

    Charity Funding
    – A simple pack that covers the basics around funding including some tips for kickstarting your fundraising journey

    Equality and Diversity
    – This pack covers equality and diversity including protected characteristics, discrimination and the law. 

    Social Media
    – A simple guide that covers the basics around social media including understanding the different apps and social media sites and how best to engage with them

    How to Set up a Charity
    – A simple one page step by step guide to setting up a charity

    Charitable Purposes
    – A guide around Charitable Purposes (the reason a charity has been set up and what it’s activities are that work towards achieving that)

    Setting Up a Charity Bank Account
    – A one page guide to setting up a charity bank account

    Data Protection
     – A 101 guide to data protection including an introduction to the Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR guidelines and Privacy Notices.

    – A 101 guide to all things volunteering including recruiting volunteers, conducting volunteer interview and inductions. 

    Monitoring and Evaluating
    – A guide to support with the monitoring and evaluating of your organisations services including understanding the importance of monitoring and evaluating and how to do it effectively. 

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    ‘Let’s ConnectDigital Enablement Booklet