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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  • Bitesize: Mentoring
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support learners wishing to work or volunteer in a Mentoring role, in a range of areas from schools, colleges, to drug or alcohol rehabilitation services, and domestic abuse support. The programme has been devised with Level 1 as a basic general introduction to the topics identified with progression to Level 2 for more in-depth learning of the role of a mentor, skills required, agreements, support and how to conduct a mentor meeting....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 07/06/2021
      10:00 to 13:00
      4 week course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Bitesize: Risk Assessment
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    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
      MON - 10/05/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Dementia Awareness
    Volunteering

    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 - 26/04/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 17/05/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Developing a Community Project
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online

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

    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 22/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      8 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Information Advice and Guidance Level 1
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to provide an introduction to this area, with learners wishing to ultimately work or volunteer in an advice role in a range of areas from careers guidance or pastoral support in schools or colleges, to supporting clients in areas such as drug or alcohol rehabilitation services; with family or confidence issues and clients who require domestic abuse support. The course will culminate in an observed IAG meeting to demonstrate skills learned on the course and ability to cond...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 15/04/2021
      09:30 to 12:00
      8 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Conflict for Volunteers
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 10/05/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Equality & Diversity
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of the Equality and Diversity with the opportunity to gain a Level 1 accredited Award.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 28/04/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 11/05/2021
      09:30 to 11:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 17/05/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Mental Health Awareness
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of the mental health and wellbeing fundamentals.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 20/05/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Safeguarding
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    This programme provides an overview of how volunteers can keep safe whilst undertaking volunteer duties....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 10/05/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 13/05/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mentoring Level 2
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    This programme is aimed to support learners wishing to progress from Level 1 and work or volunteer in a Mentoring role, in a range of areas from schools, colleges, to drug or alcohol rehabilitation services, and domestic abuse support. The programme has therefore been devised as a progression route from Level 1 for more in-depth learning. The course will culminate in an observed mentor meeting to demonstrate skills learned on the course and ability to conduct a meeting in a supportive manner.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 13/05/2021
      13:30 to 15:30
      12 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Training for Befrienders
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/05/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      3 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Volunteering Into Employment
    Volunteering

    Online
    Online
    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
      THU - 20/05/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 14/06/2021
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 17/06/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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