Social Media: Best Practice for the Voluntary Sector by 575zVr97

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									Vacancy posted 20.09.11
We have recently been informed of the following vacancy.
All other vacancies we are currently publicising are listed on the vacancies page of
the LTCW website.

Recent vacancy posted
Date     Closing
                  Job Name                           Organisation
posted Date
20.09.11 22.09.11        Advisor                     PSL (Pentra) Services




Free Webinar - Social Media best practice for the voluntary sector -
27.09.11
PNE Development is holding a series of free webinars (delivered by globe) for
people working in the voluntary sector. The sessions cover a range of management
topics.

Social Media: Best Practice for the Voluntary
Sector
Tuesday 27th September, 1.00-1.45pm
      Have you registered your organisation on a social media platform but don't
       know where to go next?
      Are you struggling to raise awareness of your organisation's presence on
       Twitter, Facebook, and other networks?

Join this live, interactive session where there will be discussion on how to get the
best from the leading social media platforms, aided with recent case studies from the
sector. This webinar is intended for staff with little or no knowledge of social media.

Hosted by Shaun Nichols, this session will feature guest speaker Paul Lancaster,
part of the PNE Group team that delivers the youth enterprise programme, Shell
LiveWIRE (on behalf of Shell UK).
Learn how to:

      Understand the benefits for your organisation
      What to do and say
      Use tools to manage and monitor your social media activity
      Harness an audience to promote your messages

The series of webinars will continue into the Autumn with topics including:

      Trustee Boards: Leading from the Top
      Managing Absence
      It's Time: Setting Budgets for the Coming Year
      Introducing an Outcomes Focus

Places are limited on the live webinars so register early to avoid disappointment. Go
to: http://www.pne-development.org/webinars




    Training Event - 11.10.11 - Warrington - Connect Ooomph and Go!!

   Connect,                       Oomph                     &                Go!!!
Training Event

9:00am     –      1:30pm       11th      October                               2011
@ the Gateway, Sankey Street, Warrington.
This is a FREE event hosted by Volunteer Centre Warrington for volunteer involving
organisations. Private company RubyStar Associates are offering to give up their
time to deliver 2 free workshops to help you develop a more business-like approach
and give your organisation that extra oomph!
9am - 9.30am tea/coffee registration
9.30am – 11am More Oomph for your Organisation.
Isla Wilson from RubyStar Associates will present a session on how to give your
organisation more ooomph; whether it’s through attracting the right tendering
opportunities, creating effective corporate partnerships, public speaking or telephone
skills to promote your message.
This workshop will help you to enhance your service and attract support. Isla Wilson
has worked as a consultant for some of the biggest names in business: Virgin,
Sainsburys, Volkswagen, Balfour Beatty, Enterprise, Nokia to name just a few. She
has fantastic breadth of knowledge of the approaches taken by businesses in a really
wide range of industries.
Break – refreshments
11.15 am - 12.45 pm Connecting with Purpose
Al Elliott & Chris Jenkins from Dallas Matthews will be demonstrating the right ways
to use Social Media to effectively share updates, raise awareness and spread your
core message.
Drawing from examples of organisations who are particularly good at this they will
provide strategy templates, simple techniques and time-saving tools to help you
ensure you say the right thing, at the right time, to exactly the right people.
Al & Chris are marketing gurus, with a particular strength for all things techy and
whizzy. They know almost all there is to know about relationship marketing – the
technical term for making your customers feel really special. They have worked for
businesses big and small, including Bright Grey Insurance, Borders Design House,
The Bathroom Restoration Company, Weloveretro.com and the Brightside Brewing
Company.
12.45 - 1.10pm Stay put!
Chris Huffee, Volunteering and Social Media Officer at the Volunteer Centre, will give
you a brief insight into how you can attend conferences, seminars and workshops,
without even leaving your desk.
Webinars are the way forward, from getting your message across to participating in
and debating on issues, through key speakers and accessing information and ideas.
Don’t get left behind, find out how easy it is to access this new online tool.
1.10pm Lunch and Network
To book a free place please email your contact details to Rebecca Harris
rebecca@warringtonvc.org.uk
Or contact Volunteer Centre Warrington on 01925 637609.
Download a flyer here




Lloyds TSB Foundation Funding Opportunity - Information event
19.10.11

Meet the Funder – Lloyds TSB Foundation
10.00            am            Wednesday                  19th            October
Congleton
Lloyds TSB Foundation report a shortage of applications from Cheshire East, so
CVS Cheshire East is hosting an information session in Congleton on Wednesday
19th October.
Lloyds’ Regional Grants Manager, Michele Lester will give a brief overview of the
Foundation, the funding guidelines, and how to apply. She is then happy to answer
general questions and hold one to one discussions with charities wishing to discuss
specific projects.
CVS’s Group Development Team will also be there to discuss general funding
matters.
The event is being held at Trinity Methodist Church Hall, Wagg Street, Congleton
CW12 4BA and starts at 10 am.
Please e-mail aoife.middlemass@cvsce.org.uk for a booking form.




                                Opportunity to tender - Women's Refuge
                                Supported Housing (Warrington)

                                Invitation to Tender for the
Provision of Women’s Refuge Supported Housing

Warrington Borough Council is seeking to identify market interest in providing a short
term supported accommodation service for women fleeing domestic violence
addressing immediate support needs, with a view to resettling into independent living
(inside or outside the authority).
The service will also have facilities to accommodate children (up to the age of 16).
Organisations wishing to express an interest in providing this service may do so by
requesting a market testing questionnaire from Mrs N Kerr by telephoning
01925 443515 or by e-mailing nkerr@warrington.gov.uk .
The questionnaires must be completed and returned by 12 noon Monday 24th
October 2011.




Expressions of interest sought - Independent Domestic Abuse Service
(Warrington)

                                 Independent Domestic Abuse
                                 Service
                                 (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVAs)
                                 and Community Based Outreach)


Warrington Borough Council is seeking to identify market interest in providing an
Independent Domestic Abuse Service (Independent Domestic Violence Advisors
(IDVAs) and Community Based Outreach) to play a key role in providing specialist
advice and support to victims of domestic abuse.
The principal focus of the service will be to improve the safety of victims of domestic
abuse and their children.
Organisations wishing to express an interest in providing this service may do so by
requesting a market testing questionnaire from Mrs N Kerr by telephoning
01925 443515 or by e-mailing nkerr@warrington.gov.uk .
The questionnaires must be completed and returned by 12 noon Monday 24th
October 2011.




ACTOR Update - Skills Funding Agency approved organisations
The Skills Funding Agency have recently published a list of who is on ACTOR after
the 15th July Freeze date.
ACTOR, the Approved College and Training Organisation Register (ACTOR) is the
Skills Funding Agency’s on-line, e-Tendering application for the procurement of
education and vocational training services. All organisations wishing to be
considered for funding for education, skills and vocational training services must be
registered on ACTOR.
The Agency has published lists of organisations that have successfully registered on
ACTOR and have completed a Due Dilligence PQQ (or were exempt from having to
submit a PQQ) and;

       the Single Adult Skills Budget Invitation to Tender (ITT)
       the Adult and Community Learning ITT.

The lists include organisations that have successfully completed the questionnaires
and ITTs in any one of the freeze dates up to and including 15th July 2011.




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