Bridge to Volunteering

If you feel you would like a little support to get ready to volunteer VASLan will be holding a Bridge to Volunteering workshop.

The workshop will start at 10am until 2pm and you will be provided with a soup and sandwich lunch.

The workshop will cover the following:
- What is volunteering?
- Working with others
- Rights and responsibilities

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £0 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 14:00

Location: 155 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LQ

Presenting Receipts & Payments Accounts

Suitable for organisations that prepare accounts on a receipts & payments basis, this session explains how to format your accounts and avoid common mistakes. The session provides an overview of the statement of receipts & payments, statement of balances, external scrutiny and the difference between restricted and unrestricted funding. Ideal for those who are new to producing final accounts to satisfy the conditions of charity law as well as unincorporated third sector organisations that are not charities.

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £0 to Non Members

Volunteer Management - Stage 3

This training aims to give you simple guidelines and practical information so that your group can successfully manage volunteers.

In this session we will Cover,
-    Why Support and Supervision is important?
-    What should I consider when planning support for volunteers?
-    The importance of getting to know your volunteers
-    Gaining Feedback for these sessions
- Dealing with challenging situations

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 12:00

Maximising Gift Aid

To introduce local groups to Gift Aid and how to maximise their income from it.

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 13:00

Location: 155 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LQ

Book a Place 

If you require any question about this event please email office@vaslan.org.uk or telephone  01698 300390

Basic Book Keeping

The course provides advice and guidance around effective book keeping for third sector organisations. Participants receive a basic introduction to book keeping and financial procedures delivered through practical, hands-on exercises that can be applied within your own organisation. Topics covered include managing money, dealing with petty cash and presenting and analysis your own accounts. Ideal for those new to book keeping as well as those who wish to adopt best practice.

Cost: £40 to VASLan Members, £40 to Non Members

Committee Skills

An interactive workshop for new and existing committee members, this course covers the roles and responsibilities of office bearers and other members of the committee, constitutions, minutes, agendas and, ultimately, how to hold effective meetings.

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 12:00

Location: 155 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LQ

Book a Place 

Volunteer Management - Role Descriptions

Practical guidance to preparing descriptions of voluntary roles. Exploring what to include in these descriptions to effectively defining a volunteers place within your group or organisation.

This session will focus on:
- Creating attractive volunteering opportunities
- Communicating and promoting volunteering opportunities

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 12:00

Location: 155 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LQ

An Introduction to Governance

The aim of this course is to provide committee members with an overview of their strategic role and responsibilities in relation to the governance of their organisation, highlight the difference between governance and management and cover key responsibilities under charity law. Key principles of good governance, board sustainability and ensuring quality are all covered. Recommended for new and existing committee members.

Cost: £0 to VASLan Members, £20 to Non Members

Time  10:00 to 12:00

Emergency First Aid At Work

This 6hrs course will cover the following -                                                              

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
2. Be able to assess an incident.
3. Be able to provide first aid to an responsive casualty.
4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking.
5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding.
6. Know how to provide first aid to casualty who is in shock.
7. Know how to provide first aid to casualty with minor injuries.