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

  • Bitesize: Mentoring
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/01/2021
      10:00 to 13:00
      3 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/03/2021
      13:30 to 15:00
      3 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 10/03/2021
      10:00 to 13:00
      3 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Bitesize: Risk Assessment
    Volunteering
    This course is to introduce learners to risk assessment. The session will guide people through the risk assessment processes and provide a simple template and guidance for them to undertake their own risk assessment.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 13/01/2021
      09:30 to 11:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      13:00 to 14:30
      1 day course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 25/02/2021
      09:30 to 11:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Dementia Awareness
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      7 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 01/03/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Developing a Community Project
    Volunteering

    This course has been specifically designed to support volunteers, both new and experienced, to develop a community project.

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      17:30 to 20:30
      8 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 21/01/2021
      10:00 to 13:00
      8 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get into Volunteering
    Volunteering
    Volunteering is a great way to try new things, meet new people and develop your skills. On top of that, it makes you feel good! You really can make a huge difference to the people you volunteer with and your local community.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      MON - 11/01/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      TUE - 12/01/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      TUE - 12/01/2021
      13:00 to 14:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      THU - 14/01/2021
      13:00 to 14:30
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      MON - 18/01/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      TUE - 19/01/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Get into Volunteering (Online)
      THU - 21/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Information Advice and Guidance Level 1
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      5 week course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Information Advice and Guidance Level 2
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/03/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      12 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Conflict for Volunteers
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 11/01/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 22/02/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Developing a Community Project
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 14/01/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Information Advice and Guidance
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 13/01/2021
      09:30 to 10:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Mentoring
    Volunteering
    This course has three levels and learners can choose to progress through all the levels or stop at one. On successful completion of an introductory session, learners can continue to complete a Level One unit re The Role of a Mentor. On successful completion of this learners can also progress to complete a Level 2 award in Mentoring. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 13/01/2021
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 25/02/2021
      13:30 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/03/2021
      10:00 to 11:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mentoring Level 2
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 10/02/2021
      10:00 to 13:00
      12 week course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: £230.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Outdoor Spaces Your Community and You - Get Started
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Accrington and Rossendale College
      THU - 07/01/2021
      13:30 to 16:30
      5 week course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Training for Befrienders
    Volunteering
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/01/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      2 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 23/02/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      2 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Volunteer Training Programme
    Volunteering
    This programme is aimed to support new or existing volunteers. Learners will receive knowledge to support them in their role as a volunteer with the option of undertaking a Level 1 Award in Volunteering.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      Flexible Start Dates
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      6 week course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      TUE - 26/01/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      6 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    • Online Course
      THU - 28/01/2021
      13:00 to 15:30
      6 week course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Volunteering Into Employment
    Volunteering
    This course is designed to support individuals to develop and articulate their current experiences or future experiences of volunteering to help them gain employment.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 22/02/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: FREE
    = Can I get help with my fees?

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