Volunteering

Volunteering has never been so important!

Are you a community group, project or charity that works with volunteers? Are you looking to start your own community group, but don’t know where to start? Or are you an existing volunteer, looking to boost your skills?

We can deliver FREE online volunteer training. We offer flexible provision covering a range of areas and can work with you to design a tailor-made programme to suit your needs.

Our range of FREE courses are available to learners who live in Lancashire. For residents outside of Lancashire fees will apply, please enquire.

We have programmes for:

Individuals
See our list of online courses available for this autumn opposite or contact us for one-to-one advice and support.

Volunteering Groups
Contact us for advice and support about how to develop your project or on how to get started.

Organisations, Charities & Community Groups
We offer flexible provision covering a range of areas including:

Hygiene and Infection Control in Your Community Setting | Risk Assessment | Introduction to Conflict Management | Customer Service | Mentoring First Aid | Food Safety | Health and Safety | Equality and Diversity | Internet Safety and Social Media Volunteer Coordinator Training | Award in Volunteering Develop a Community Project | Safe and Sound

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Accrington & Rossendale College
Accrington and Rossendale College
Accrington Town Hall
Adlington Library
Age Concern Lancashire (LFClub)
Barrowford Library
Chatburn Library
Clayton Green Library
Cleveleys Group Practice
Colne Library
Colne Open Door Centre
Coppull Library
Cotton Court Business Centre
Fulwood Library
Gannow Community Centre
Garstang Library
Haslingden Community Link
Healthier Fleetwood
Heysham Library
Lancashire Adult Learning
Longton Library
Nelson and Colne College
Online Provision
Positive Futures Lancaster
Priory Lane Community Centre
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Sharpes Cafe
Space Centre Creative Support Preston
St Annes Library
St Mary's Community Centre Leyland
Stubbylee Hall East Lancs Recovery Colle
The Cornerstone
The Sanctuary, Chorley
The Storey
The Waterside Centre
Thursby Garden Community Action Group
Vanguard Centre Burnley
Wellness Hub @ Deepdale Preston
  • Benefits of Marketing & Social Media for Volunteers
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course has been specifically designed for volunteers who are new to marketing and social media. It will help you develop and gain confidence in marketing your organisation and understanding how social media can be used to promote your group....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/02/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/03/2022
      17:00 to 19:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 04/05/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Confidence & Resilience Training
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 16/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Dementia Awareness
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of Dementia and is delivered by a dementia champion. All participants have the opportunity to become Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friends....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 16/05/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Dementia Awareness: Triggering Memories
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    In this session we will explore 20 ideas to trigger your brain to remember the good stuff, the in-between stuff, the small but-oh-so-wonderful moments....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Heysham Library
      THU - 24/02/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Autism
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support learners wanting to work or volunteer with children or adults with Autism, those in roles where this knowledge may be required, or those with an interest in the subject to support wider knowledge and skills. The programme has therefore been devised as a basic general introduction to the topics identified with progression routes available for more in-depth learning. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/03/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Conflict for Volunteers
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course has been specifically designed to support volunteers, both new and experienced, to develop and gain confidence when dealing with conflict. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Mentoring
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 28/02/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Safeguarding
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support people who require further knowledge in the area of safeguarding. This could be for your job role, or it could be that you are aiming to improve your skills for your job seeking journey. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/02/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 05/05/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Looking after You and Your Wellbeing
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Fantastic FREE online event in aid of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 09/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mental Health Awareness
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of the mental health and wellbeing fundamentals. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 28/03/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 09/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mentoring Level 2
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      FRI - 11/02/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      9 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • SWAP - Health & Social Care and Employability
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      TUE - 03/05/2022
      09:30 to 15:30
      4 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      MULTIPLE DAYS PER WEEK starting - 14/06/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      4 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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