TB Awareness Training

The public health directorate in collaboration with Public Health England are hosting a TB awareness training event on Tuesday 28th March 13:30 16:30 in the King’s Centre, Oxford, also there will be a buffet lunch at 13:00 for attendees. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of TB, understand more about TB and local services to treat TB. We are particularly looking for organisations working with groups with higher risk of TB, these being homeless people, drug users and ethnic minorities especially from East Timor, India and Pakistan or people working with communities in East Oxford.

Attached is a flyer and registration form for the event.
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Training at OCVA: Developing a Fundraising Plan

Developing a Fundraising PlanThis course is fundamental for heritage organisations undertaking fundraising on a small or large scale. Throughout the day, learners will be introduced to a structured model that can be used to develop bespoke fundraising plans to meet any fundraising need. The course will offer practical guidance on how to create and implement the plan.; utilizing existing people and resources to maximise income.  Please note this training will be delivered in Bicester.

Trainer profile: Karon Phillips has 20 years voluntary sector management and fundraising experience. In 2010 she founded Citrus Consultancy; and since then she has worked with a wide range of social welfare organisations including national and small local voluntary organisations.

Tuesday 14th March 2017, 12.45pm to 4pm. Tesco Bicester. £60 to £70.

To book: https://ocva.org.uk/developing-a-fundraising-plan/

Training at OCVA: Developing a Consortium – An Introduction

Developing a Consortium: As funding becomes increasingly harder to access, it is becoming more important for small and medium sized organisations to work together to bid successfully for grants. This course will introduce you to the 10 stages of consortium development and show you what the outcomes should be.

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will:

  • Scoping and planning before you start your consortium
  • The formation of a working group
  • Development of funding
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Operational development and consortium documentation
  • Incorporation and establishment of an interim board
  • Membership recruitment and due diligence
  • Setting up of a central management hub
  • Bidding for and winning contracts
  • Service delivery

Trainer Details:
Following a career spanning 30 years as a teacher, musicians and academic, Gillian Warson decided to move into the voluntary sector. She brings a wealth of training experience having worked with learners from many backgrounds including students, offenders and those with learning difficulties. As Collaboration and Communications Officer at OCVA, Gillian has an in-depth knowledge of groups in Oxfordshire and works with networks across the sector.

Thursday 9th March 2017, 9.45am to 5pm. £70 to £80.

To book: https://ocva.org.uk/developing-a-consortium/

Training at OCVA: Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting

Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting:
Whether you are a new organisation, have recently grown, changed committee members or are in the process of deal with chance, this practical session will help you understand and improve your budgeting process. The session aims to build your understanding of the importance of budgeting, build the confidence and ability to create a budget and leave the workshop having started the work to ensure a sound budget for the coming financial year.

Delegates are encouraged to bring along their current budget and/or financial information to work on, however a model organisation will also be used as an example.

Trainer Profile:
Rachel Eden has trained staff, volunteers and partners since 2007. As a qualified management accountant, former chair of a school finance committee and a small business owner, she combines theoretical understanding with practical insight. Rachel aims to ensure that participants experience a real improvement in performance as a result of working with her as well as finding training stimulating and interesting.

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 9.45am to 1pm. OCVA. £70 to £80.

To book: https://ocva.org.uk/dont-panic-an-introduction-to-budgeting-2/

Training at OCVA: Volunteering and the Law: An essential session for those responsible for managing volunteers.

Volunteering and the Law: An essential session for those responsible for managing volunteers. 

This informative and engaging workshop will highlight the key areas to be aware of, and tips to make sure you are adhering to your responsibilities in protecting volunteer’s rights.

The aim of this session is to provide you with a clearer understanding of your responsibilities in protecting volunteers. This workshop will introduce you to volunteering and explain the intricacy of volunteer’s rights, agreements, expenses and other regulations.

Monday 27th February 2017, 9.45am to 1pm. OCVA. £40 to £50.

To book: https://ocva.org.uk/volunteering-and-the-law-3/

Training at OCVA – Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting

Don’t Panic: An Introduction to Budgeting
Whether you are a new organisation, have recently grown, changed committee members or are in the process of deal with chance, this practical session will help you understand and improve your budgeting process. The session aims to build your understanding of the importance of budgeting, build the confidence and ability to create a budget and leave the workshop having started the work to ensure a sound budget for the coming financial year.

Trainer Profile
Rachel Eden has trained staff, volunteers and partners since 2007. As a qualified management accountant, former chair of a school finance committee and a small business owner, she combines theoretical understanding with practical insight. Rachel aims to ensure that participants experience a real improvement in performance as a result of working with her as well as finding training stimulating and interesting.

Thursday 2nd March, 10am to 1pm. £70 to £80. OCVA.
To book or for further information:
https://ocva.org.uk/dont-panic-an-introduction-to-budgeting-2/

OPF: Birth Baby Balance – Modern Parenting and Managing the Expectations of Motherhood

Dear OPF members and supporters
Our next seminar will take place on Tuesday 21st February at The Peeple Centre in Littlemore.

Birth Baby Balance: Modern Parenting and Managing the Expectations of Motherhood is led by Sarah  Boyd and Kirsten Hanlon of Birth Baby Balance (www.birthbabybalance.co.uk), and will cover:

  • The birth of a mother
  • The problem with modern parenting
  • Key influencers on mother and baby health and wellbeing
  • What makes good antenatal and postnatal education
  • What the mothers say

This seminar will be of particular interest to parents, parenting workers, SENCOs, social workers,  home school link workers, health visitors and GPs.

When:           Tuesday 21st February, 12.00-2.30pm
Where:          The Peeple Centre, Northfield Close, Littlemore, Oxford OX4 4NH
Cost:               £20 (members and non-members)
Parking:         There is plenty of free parking at The Peeple Centre.
Light refreshments will be provided.

 All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and free resource pack.

Places must be reserved in advance. Please email admin@oxfordshire-parenting-forum.org.uk.

Payment must be made on the day or in advance by cheque or cash. Please make cheques payable toOxfordshire Parenting Forum. Oxfordshire County Council delegates can pay by BACS using Creditor No. 11351.

Important: if you would like to be invoiced for attending this event, please request this at the time of booking and provide a Purchase Order number. We cannot accept invoice requests on the day.

Please feel free to pass this email and the attached flyer on to anyone else who you feel might be interested.

We look forward to welcoming you to what we’re sure will be a very helpful and informative seminar. 

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Nicola Lisle Office Secretary
Oxfordshire Parenting Forum
PO Box 906
Oxford
OX1 9QR
Email: admin@oxfordshire-parenting-forum.org.uk  http://oxfordshireparentingforum.blogspot.co.uk

Loan Shark Advocate Training

Loan Shark Advocate Training session at Barton Neighbourhood Centre on Friday 27th January 2017 from 11.00 – 14.00.  This free event will be delivered by Lin Fisher from the Illegal Money Lending Team.

During the session you will learn to:

  • Describe the trigger signs of Loan Shark activity
  • Understand what Loan Sharking is
  • Identify the needs of victims and why they use Loan Sharks
  • Develop an action plan for the community

You will leave the session with some guidance and tools to help you feel more confident in identifying Loan Sharks and the implications of this and how to support the victims.

Come along if you’re a Neighbourhood Watch member, Credit Union volunteer, a member of a tenant or resident group, a parent, grandparent or any someone interested in helping us share our message.

An advocate will be someone who supports our work in their community and who understands how to access help & support for potential victims.

This event is open to all and is run is assocation with Oxford 50+ Network.  More information can be found at https://ocva.org.uk/community-stop-loan-sharks-advocates/

Loan Shark Advocate Training

Loan Shark Advocate Training session at Barton Neighbourhood Centre on Friday 27th January 2017 from 11.00 – 14.00.  This free event will be delivered by Lin Fisher from the Illegal Money Lending Team.

During the session you will learn to:

  • Describe the trigger signs of Loan Shark activity
  • Understand what Loan Sharking is
  • Identify the needs of victims and why they use Loan Sharks
  • Develop an action plan for the community

You will leave the session with some guidance and tools to help you feel more confident in identifying Loan Sharks and the implications of this and how to support the victims.

Come along if you’re a Neighbourhood Watch member, Credit Union volunteer, a member of a tenant or resident group, a parent, grandparent or any someone interested in helping us share our message.

An advocate will be someone who supports our work in their community and who understands how to access help & support for potential victims.

This event is open to all and is run is assocation with Oxford 50+ Network.  More information can be found at https://ocva.org.uk/community-stop-loan-sharks-advocates/

Loan Shark Advocate Training

Loan Shark Advocate Training session at Barton Neighbourhood Centre on Friday 27th January 2017 from 11.00 – 14.00.  This free event will be delivered by Lin Fisher from the Illegal Money Lending Team.

During the session you will learn to:

  • Describe the trigger signs of Loan Shark activity
  • Understand what Loan Sharking is
  • Identify the needs of victims and why they use Loan Sharks
  • Develop an action plan for the community

You will leave the session with some guidance and tools to help you feel more confident in identifying Loan Sharks and the implications of this and how to support the victims.

Come along if you’re a Neighbourhood Watch member, Credit Union volunteer, a member of a tenant or resident group, a parent, grandparent or any someone interested in helping us share our message.

An advocate will be someone who supports our work in their community and who understands how to access help & support for potential victims.

This event is open to all and is run is assocation with Oxford 50+ Network.  More information can be found at https://ocva.org.uk/community-stop-loan-sharks-advocates/