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June 2022

Impact – Demonstrating the Difference You Make

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Measuring the impact of your organisation- Evidence, Data and EvaluationThis session will act as an introduction or refresher to self-evaluation and measuring impact. Most people are aware how important it is to tell their story and demonstrate impact, both to funders and the communities they support, but how do you do this when you are busy delivering services? By having a plan and not doing it on your own! In this short session we will consider:Understanding the basicsWhat does impact…

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Emotional Awareness

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this FREE session to learn how recognise your emotions as well as build strategies to help with angerSession is only open to staff and volunteers of third sector organisations offering services in Glasgow and surrounding areas.Session objectives:- Explore the nature of emotions- Learn to identify your emotions- Learn to challenge negative self-suggestions - Learn about the effects of anger on our minds and bodies- Learn to recognise warning signs of anger Session will be delivered by Zofia…

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Support & Supervision

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Covering all aspects of supporting and supervising staff during normal, challenging times and lockdownIn this session, Natasha Gordon, People & Safety Services Manager, will cover the challenges of supporting and supervising staff who work from home, onsite or out and about in the community.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is a free and simple process but does take a…

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Fuel Poverty: an issue for groups & individuals

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Is your organisation helping people who are facing fuel poverty? Do you want to know more about reducing the impact of fuel poverty for your group and service users? Saving energy is an important matter in the fuel crisis, and taking steps towards reduced energy bills and CO2 emissions benefit both people and planet. In this session, Lilian Delaney from Home Energy Scotland and Lucy Gillie from South Seeds share experiences and expertise on helping groups and individuals to save…

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Stepping Forward into Engaging with Communities

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An honest exploration of the possibilities and pitfalls of Community EngagementIt is essential for any community group, voluntary organisation or social enterprise to engage with the communities they serve. As the National Standards for Community Engagement state, “Community engagement is the process of involving communities…” and this should be at every stage in the development of an organisation and the services it provides. When community engagement is carried out well it enhances both the life of the organisation and the…

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Defining your Marketing & Communications Approach

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Create effective communications at any experience level. As part of a manageable and effective strategy, we will discuss how to prioritise your marketing efforts and create highly effective communications. With the help of case study examples and discussion sections, we'll show you how to focus your efforts when resources are limited. The session includes: Defining your organisations goals Understanding your audience Deciding how and where to communicate Developing your marketing and campaign plans Social media fundamentals Measuring success Who is…

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Interpreting Financial Statements

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Essential training for Trustees. Every Board or Management Committee Members/Trustees has a duty to ensure that good financial management is being carried out by their organisation. It is not just the responsibility of the Chair and the Treasurer – it is one of the central responsibilities of Trustees. Good financial management is the efficient and effective management of an organisation’s resources (money, physical assets, people and intellectual property) in order to accomplish the organisation’s objectives. The purpose of this workshop…

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Tissue Viability and Pressure Sore Awareness

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This half day training session looks at factors that contribute to pressure sores as well as preventative strategies and treatmentCourse Summary A Pressure Sore (Ulcer) is localised injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear. In this session we look at factors that contribute to Pressure Sores as well as preventative strategies and treatments.Learning Objectives: Understand what a Pressure Ulcer is Describe how a Pressure…

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Fire Safety Awareness

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fire safety awareness training Training Course Summary Fire safety remains one of the most important topics with the risk to life and property severe should the worst happen. This course discusses the fire safety basics and best practice. Who Should Attend? Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities. Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before you can join. This is…

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SCQF Level 5 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Amalgamate Ltd, 101 Portman Street, Kinning Park, G41 1EJ
Kinning Park, G41 1EJ GB
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Full day, SCQF accredited training in Mental Health First Aid. This is in-person at Amalgamate in Kinning ParkSession is only open to staff and volunteers of third sector organisations delivering services in and around GlasgowThis course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able…

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Digital & Online Fundraising

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This non-technical short course will introduce the key principles of fundraising online for your group. Aimed at small charities and grassroots voluntary organisations in Glasgow, we will discuss the use of the Internet as part of your overall fundraising plan. The course will cover digital communications and fundraising through a website and social media sites. The course will include links to external sources of further support. Please note this is an online event. You will be required to register with…

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Absence & Attendance

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Covering all aspects of absence and attendance, sick leave and pay and how to support underlying health conditions.In this session, Natasha Gordon, HR Service Manager, will cover the challenges of managing absence and attendance for remote and onsite staff, short term, long term and regular absences.We will also look at how to ensure staff use annual leave.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note that you will be required to register with Zoom before…

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DSE Assessing for Temporary Workplaces

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Display screen equipment risk assessment trainingTraining Course SummaryTo support good physical health and posture and to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury or strain, this course will teach delegates how to carry out a DSE Assessment of various workstations.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety, HR and/or line management responsibilities. Anyone who uses DSE and/or assesses DSE within the workplace or temporary workplace such as at home.Once signed up to this event we will send you a Zoom invitation. Note…

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Stress Awareness

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for this FREE online event to learn about stress, stress relief techniques and taking control of your stressors.About the sessionSession is only open to staff and volunteers of third sector organisations offering services in Glasgow and surrounding areas.This session will focus on the impact of stress on our daily lives and how to start identifying stressors in ourselves and others. Attendees will learn how to overcome stressful situations and use stress relief techniques.Session Objectives:• Understand the mental and…

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Manual Handling and Working at Height

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Protect workers from the risks associated with manual handling and working at height in the workplace.Training Course SummaryWhether moving a box of paper or a table, protection from musculoskeletal injury can only be assured when everyone involved knows how to move and handle items correctly. In addition we will cover the hazards and risks of working at height, mitigating liability and protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of those who do work at height.Who Should Attend?Anyone with Health & Safety,…

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