Free training to prepare people who wish to become volunteers
Open to anyone that would like to become a volunteer in Blackburn with Darwen Borough. Particularly suitable for those wanting to volunteer in roles where you would be working on a one-to-one basis with members of the community (e.g. volunteer roles around older people, children, families, health, social care, vulnerable adults).
By taking part you will gain, skills, confidence and feel prepared for volunteering.
There are 8 half day sessions, delivered over a period of 8 weeks. To achieve the passport you will need to attend at least 6 sessions and complete an additional on-line Safeguarding module.
► Introduction to Volunteering;
► Confidentiality & Boundaries;
► Communication & Listening Skills;
► Mentoring & Befriending;
► Equality & Diversity;
► Dealing with Difficult Behaviour;
► Working Safely; and
Limited places available on a first come first served basis.
The next passport programme starts on Wednesday 4th February. Details provided on booking.
The scheme is delivered by CVS, and recognised/ supported by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Job Centre Plus, Blackburn College, Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group, and Bootstrap Enterprises.
(If you are a group or charity and you would like your existing volunteer team to achieve the passport training, CVS will be able to arrange additional training sessions for your group, at a time and location to suit you, but these would not be free. Contact Kate Lee via email@example.com to discuss your requirements.)
There will be 4 full passport training programmes in 2015 at a variety of locations in Blackburn and Darwen.
Contact Marselle to book via 01254 583957 or firstname.lastname@example.org.