NICVA Launches Communities in Transition Programme with Covid Response Support
Funded by The Executive Office and managed by Co-operation Ireland, the Communities in Transition: Building Capacity programme aims to support the development of community and voluntary sector capacity in The Mount and Ballymacarrett areas of East Belfast.
Over the coming months, the Group Sessions will give organisations and individuals the opportunity to engage with experts in small group settings. The sessions will cover a range of topics and themes, informed by participants and designed to give organisations, trustees, staff and volunteers support and practical advice in areas such as fundraising, managing volunteers, lobbying and campaigning, event planning, project management, GDPR, emergency planning and risk management.
Session 1 - Covid Response Support
The first is a series of four webinars is designed to provide guidance and support as organisations respond in their communities to the Covid pandemic and begin to plan for future recovery. Participants will hear from our team of experts, as well as having the chance to share experiences and gain some insight from others. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions in advance, which will help shape each session to their needs, as well being given the opportunity for bespoke one-to-one sessions with our experts.
Each session is delivered online and will be no longer that 90 minutes long. There are four session in total:
- Wed 1 July at 2.15pm Managing Finances in Difficult Times
- Fri 3 July at 11.15am Involving Volunteers during COVID 19
- Tues 7 July at 2.15pm How to Make an Impact on Social Media
- Wed 8 July at 2.15pm Effective Online Trustee Meetings
Who is it for?
The training is only open to community groups working in The Mount and Ballymacarrett areas of East Belfast.
How to register
We would encourage you to attend all four sessions, but you can go to as many or as few as you need. Click on the link for each session you want to attend and follow the instructions to register. You will be sent a link in advance of each session you are attending, with the opportunity to submit your questions or queries on the topic in advance.
If you are a community group in The Mount and Ballymacarrett areas of East Belfast and would like further information on the programme please click here or contact Susan Glass, Project Coordinator [email protected]
Funded by The Executive Office as part of the Communities in Transition Project, which is managed by Cooperation Ireland
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Share your COVID-19 support service
Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information here
- Communities in Transition: Building Capacity- Second Series of Covid Response Support Sessions and Fundraising Advice Clinics
- Communities in Transition: New Year Opportunities for East Belfast Groups
- How to make an impact with Social Media with Louise Brogan
- Managing Finances in Difficult Times with Tony Clarke