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Information Session for Managers and Supervisors of Volunteers

SDCVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote, DE11 9DD
28 February 2018
13:00 – 16:30

Are you a paid or volunteer manager/supervisor of volunteers in your organisation?

Would you like to find out about just how different managing volunteers is to managing employees and how to retain happy, committed, long term, volunteers?

If so then this session is for you!

Cost: £10 per person

Booking essential as only 10 places available - Contact Siobhan Burton at or call 01283 219761 to book.

Refreshments and comprehensive session notes will be provided.

Promoting Your Organisation on Social Media

South Derbyshire CVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DD
7 March 2018
12:30 - 15:30

Find out how to use social media more effectively in order to promote your organisation's aims and activities.  Just £29 per person, this half day workshop  is for anyone who uses social media on behalf of their organisation, but has no marketing background.

The workshop will help you become more confident in using social media to market your organisation, whether that be for events, campaigns or more generally to raise awareness.
It will consider how to extend your organisation’s presence on social media and how to help increase engagement. In particular, it will look at how to make content more effective, using examples from Facebook and Twitter. It will finish with a quick look at managing your social media campaigns more effectively.

You are advised to book early to be sure of a place, as this course was fully booked well in advance last time we offered it.

Those who attended said:

  • “Interesting, relevant, demystifying!”
  • “Engaging and interesting”
  • Great. I am now fired with enthusiasm!”
  • “Brilliant, I’m going to take loads away”
  • “Well pitched and paced - lots of food for thought”

Tickets £29 per person
Please book via Eventbrite:
Enquiries to South Derbyshire CVS Community Development Team
t: 01283 219761 or e:

File attachment: SocialMediaMar18.pdf

Employing People: What You Need To Know

SDCVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DD
25 April 2018
13:00 – 15:30

This workshop will look at the basic requirements for employing people, providing an overview of the main legal and practical considerations of creating a contract of employment.

It is aimed at those who are considering employing staff for the first time, are new to this responsibility, or small employers wanting to be confident they are doing things in the correct way.

(Please note that this is an introductory level course and is not a substitute for specific legal advice on any of the issues or topics that will be covered).

Tickets: £29 per person

Please book via Eventbrite:

Enquiries to South Derbyshire CVS Community Development Team - call 01283 219761 or email

File attachment: EmployingPeopleApril18.pdf

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