Helping you to support your communities
If you want to support your community or your organisation or refresh your own skills and knowledge we can help. We have a range of relevant, practical training, events and resources to help you.
In this section you will find the resources you need to equip you with the knowledge and skills you require to help you fulfil both your own and your organisation’s legal responsibilities.
COVID-19 Notice: All our training and events are being delivered ‘Live’ online
COVID-19 Notice: All our training and events are being delivered 'Live' online
This foundation course is an excellent way of helping both existing and new Trustees to understand what their role and responsibilities are in governing an effective organisation.
The course covers a range of areas, incl. governing legislation; 6 essential Trustee duties; who can be a Trustee; resignation/ removal; decision-making; reporting requirements etc
Learn more about the financial responsibilities required for a charitable organisation.
The course covers a range of financial topics incl: Record keeping, preparing financial statements, Charity Commission needs, policies, annual accounts and much more
A bespoke course for VCSE Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), Deputy DSL or Safeguarding Trustee.
This course provides the foundations to support you to fulfil your safeguarding responsibilities. incl. Charity Commission reporting, creating a safe culture, role boundaries etc
Volunteers enrich and enhance our community services but do you know the legal implications that organisations need to be aware of?
This session introduces your statutory obligations in relation to:rnEmployment law and volunteers, Under 16 year olds, expenses, insurance liability
The session covers the first stages of volunteer management from preparing for involving volunteers, attracting the right volunteers through to getting them started. This course includes:
What is Volunteer Management and why people get involved?rnHow to prepare your group to involve volunteers and attract the right kind of volunteers?rnHow to turn interest into action
Do you know how to support and keep volunteers engaged with you? Volunteers are priceless so learn how to keep them , their knowledge, skills and passion engaged with your organisation.
Participants will be challenged to think beyond what’s needed and gain an understanding of today’s volunteers and what your organisation needs to do
Community Action Suffolk On demand resources
If you can’t find what you are looking for or need the flexibility to learn at different times and at your own pace this section is for you.
Other On demand resources
****The course is available on demand from Right Directions. As a result of our partnership with them when you complete your registration via CRM you will receive an automated email from CAS Training with a discount code and link to complete your booking for the training with Right Direction. The price advertised is £5 (+VAT), however if you use your discount voucher at the Right Direction checkout this will reduce the price by 50% to £2.50 + VAT.****
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is shaping policies and practices not only in IT, but throughout virtually every department in organisations across the world. This course will explain the GDPR in simple terms, equipping you to make effective decisions and collaborate with GDPR compliance officers to ensure your business is toeing the line.
GDPR compliance is essential not only for avoiding significant fines, but also maintaining the confidence of clients and stakeholders.
If you cannot find what you want within our current training programmes please talk to us and we see if we can help you further.