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Volunteers' Week Celebration Event 2018

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Burton Road, Rosliston DE12 8JX
5 June 2018

Volunteers from across South Derbyshire will have the opportunity to socialise, eat cake, make a beeswax candle or simply go for a walk to relax and explore the Forestry Centre.

This event is a fantastic way to celebrate and recognise the contribution volunteers make to your organisation and is FREE, so please invite all your volunteers along!

This years’ event is a summer tea-party from 1-3pm on Tuesday the 5th June at Rosliston Forestry Centre.

Booking is essential as the event has proved popular in the past.

Please return completed booking forms by Friday 1st June to or post to Elspeth Frudd, South Derbyshire CVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9DD.

Please call 01283 219761 if you have any enquiries.

File attachment: Volunteers Week poster 2018.pdf
File attachment: Volunteers Week 2018 booking form.doc

Promoting Your Organisation on Social Media

South Derbyshire CVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DD
14 June 2018
13:00 - 15:45

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: Social Media Training 14 June 2018 Poster.pdf

Difficult Conversations and Resolving Conflict Training

SDCVS, 46-48 Grove Street, Swadlincote DE11 9DD
21 June 2018
13.00 – 15.30

Dealing with a challenging issue like conflict between colleagues can take people out of their comfort zone. This course, delivered by social enterprise Green Pepper, considers how best to prepare for and conduct a difficult conversation with the aim of resolving conflict. It is suitable for trustees, managers, supervisors, staff, volunteer co-ordinators and others who may have to deal with conflict with or between individuals.

Tickets: £29 per person

Please book via Eventbrite:

Enquiries to Helen Frudd - call 01283 219761 or email

File attachment: Difficult Conversations and Resolving Conflict 21 June 2018 Poster.pdf

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