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 Library
Bolton-le-Sands Library Carnforth
Burnley Campus/Reedley Hallows
Burnley JCP
Carnforth Library
Chai Neighbourhood Centre, The
Clayton Green Library
Cleveleys Group Practice
Clitheroe Library
Coal Clough Library
Coppull Library
Cotton Court Business Centre
Eccleston Library
Euxton Library
Euxton Parish Community Centre
Freckleton Library
Fulwood Library
Gannow Community Centre
Garstang Library
Great Harwood Library
Haslingden Community Link
Haslingden Library
Heysham Library
Intact Centre - Preston
Kingsfold Library
Kirkham Library
Knott End Library
Lancashire Adult Learning
Lancaster Methodist Church
Leyland Library
Leyland Methodist Church
Linkbridge Community Support Centre
Lodge House
Longton Library
Lostock Hall Library
Lytham Library
Morecambe Library
Nelson and Colne College
Nelson and Colne College Group
New Church House Ormskirk Parish
Online Provision
Parbold Library
Penwortham Community Centre
Priory Lane Community Centre
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
PULSE (peoples umbrella for learning)
Rawtenstall Library
Read & Simonstone Village Hall
Rishton Library
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Singleton C of E Primary School
Skelmersdale Library
St Annes Library
St Johns Church Centre Nelson
St Michael's CE High School, Chorley
Stoneyholme Primary School
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses & Events
Tarleton Library
The Cornerstone
The Good Life Project Colne
The Sanctuary, Chorley
The Waterside Centre
Thursby Garden Community Action Group
Valley Street Community Centre
Watchusgrow Recovery Chorley
Wellness Hub @ Deepdale Preston
Whalley Old Grammar School Community Cen
Whitefield Infant School & Nursery Unit
Whitworth Library
Woodnook Community Centre Accrington
  • Confidence & Resilience Training
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 20/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Conflict Resolution
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 17/10/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Debt Management and Budgeting
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Morecambe Library
      THU - 06/10/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      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 - 19/09/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Digital Skills for Jobseekers
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lytham Library
      FRI - 07/10/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      2 week course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Priory Lane Community Centre
      MON - 10/10/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Equality & Diversity
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 10/10/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get into Learning - Skills for Effective Study
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This qualification aims to build confidence and prepare learners for further study. During the course learners will reflect on their key skills and areas for development and devise an action plan to support them in reaching their education and employment goals. Key skills will be embedded within the learning including ICT, teamworking, time management and communication. This course is a great way of taking first steps into adult education. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • The Waterside Centre
      MON - 03/10/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      6 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: £45.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Information Advice and Guidance Level 1
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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
    • Accrington & Rossendale College
      WED - 09/11/2022
      09:30 to 12:00
      6 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: £95.00
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Intro to Peer Support
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 15/09/2022
      17:00 to 20:00
      1 day course
      19 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Intro to Volunteering
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 12/09/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      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
      WED - 21/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 03/10/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      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 - 26/09/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 28/09/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Peer Support
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Watchusgrow Recovery Chorley
      MON - 12/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      6 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Positive & Effective Communication
    Volunteering
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      FRI - 16/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Volunteer Training Programme
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    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
    • Intact Centre - Preston
      TUE - 13/09/2022
      13:30 to 16:30
      6 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Volunteering Into Employment
    Volunteering
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This programme provides an overview of path of volunteering and how this can get you into work. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Stubbylee Community Greenhouses & Events
      THU - 22/09/2022
      09:30 to 12:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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