Introduction to the Voluntary Sector

Overview

This half day course is designed for those who are new to either working in or with the voluntary and community sector.

It will help you understand how the sector works, the various legal forms of organisations, issues of governance and sustainability so that you are able to work more effectively within the sector and understand its funding needs.

We’ll cover:

  • Information on VCS structures and the policies that regulate the sector
  • Issues of governance and management
  • The additionality that the VCS brings to communities across the county
  • The different roles that the VCS plays

Benefits to you

You will feel more confident about how the voluntary sector operates and understand its relationship to other sectors and organisations.

Course Location

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Location
Castlepoint Association of Voluntary Services
The White House, Kiln Road,
Benfleet,
Essex,
SS7 1TF

Location Notes

If using sat-nav, please use the following postcode: SS7 1TF

On-road parking is available nearby in Runnymede Chase, though is quite restricted, so it is recommended that you arrive at your course with plenty of time to spare. CAVS within The White House itself is located away from the road, and is quite tucked away, next to a cafe.

The training room is located on the first floor. There is no lift available. Staff at the site can assist less mobile attendees.

Date/Time
21 May 2019
1:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Categories

Bookings

By submitting your booking you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. To read our terms and conditions click here.

Ticket Type Price Spaces
1. Voluntary and community organisations, Town & Parish Councils and CICs with over £500,000 income pa £95.00
2. Voluntary and community organisations, Town & Parish Councils and CICs with £100,000 - £500,000 income pa £70.00
3. Voluntary and community organisations, Town & Parish Councils and CICs with less than £100,000 income pa £45.00
Bursary (Uttlesford-based charitable organisations only) £25.00
Statutory and Commercial Organisations £120.00