Free campaigning and influencing training for local organisations January 29th, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments Free campaigning and influencing training for local organisations Last chance to express your interest in this one-off opportunity! The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) in partnership with Liverpool CVS, Knowsley CVS, Sefton CVS and VA Wirral, is offering free training and support to local voluntary and community organisations to build their campaigning and influencing skills. Over the course of four weeks, and through a mix of online activities, tailored one-to-one support and a full-day workshop in Liverpool, organisations will learn more about the changes in policy at the local level, and how to engage with local decision-makers and public bodies. DEADLINE FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST: FRIDAY 7TH FEBRUARY 12PM CLICK LINK FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM http://seftoncvs.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/expression-of-interest-form.docx PLEASE SEND FORMS TO [email protected] A full-day workshop in Liverpool will be held on Thursday 13th March 2014. This training is free and offers elements of NCVO’s Certificate in Campaigning course worth up to £2058. Spaces are limited so register your interest soon. What’s in it for you: · You’ll gain a better understanding of what’s happening in your local area. · You’ll learn how to better engage with and influence local decision makers. · You’ll improve your skills in campaigning and influencing. · You’ll learn about other support networks in your local area. · You’ll receive pre and post-workshop support to help put your learning into practice. How to apply To apply for this training, please complete the expression of interest form below. Deadline to register your interest is 12pm on 7 February 2014. We will confirm your place on the training after this date. Please note places are free and limited so a penalty fee of £50 will apply for cancellations or drop-outs after being accepted on the course. Activities will take place over the course of four weeks and will require completion. For more information about the programme, please click here http://knowhownonprofit.org/campaigns/local-campaigning-and-influencing-support Please send completed Expression of Interest forms to Neena Bhati at NCVO by email: [email protected] Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!