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45 events found

Governance – How to hold effective and engaging meetings

30 July 2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop will improve how effective your meetings are and include tips on how to engage with everyone on screen or face-to-face. This session explores the key ingredients to hold effective and engaging meetings, including Board meetings. At this end of this session, you will understand the importance of: Setting dates in advance. Ensuring that… Read more »

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The Miracle Workers Project Update: Mini-Conference

31 July 2021
10am - 12pm

In March 2021, The Devil’s Porridge Museum launched it’s Miracle Workers Project, which aimed to research the 30,000 people who worked at H. M. Factory Gretna during World War One. Thanks to a generous grant from the D&G Costal Communities Fund, volunteers at the museum have been systematically researching and compiling information on those who… Read more »

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Lockerbie Squash and Racketball Re-Opening Day

01 August 2021
11am - 2.30pm

Open Day with free coaching from Lisa Aitken, the Scottish number one lady player and Victoria Bell, an ex-professional player from 11am-12.30pm. Exhibition games from 1pm-2.30pm. All you need is suitable clothing and footwear with non-marking soles. Equipment and refreshments provided by the club.

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Volunteering – Managing and Supporting Volunteers

03 August 2021
1pm - 3.30pm

This workshop aims to enable volunteer involving organisations to understand the benefits of providing support to volunteers both to the organisation and individual. By the end of the workshop participants will have considered Why supporting volunteers in their volunteering is important. Ways of supporting their volunteers. What motivates/demotivates a volunteer. Why having a process in… Read more »

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Support Surgeries Roadshow (Online)

03 August 2021
10am - 1pm

Roadshow surgeries online to offer support to organisations in one-to-one surgery sessions with our staff. Book a 30-minute online Zoom chat with Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s Engagement Officers. Once you have booked your slot, an email will be sent to you with the link to join the session on the day.

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Gatehouse of Fleet Community Centre Gala Week Open Day

05 August 2021
12pm - 2 30pm

As part of this year’s Gatehouse Gala Week celebrations, the Community Centre is holding an Open Day with a pop-up cafe, free activities for children, stalls, live music, and more on Thursday August 5 from 12pm to 2 30pm. Come along and join us. No booking required.

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Outcomes, Monitoring & Evaluation – Setting Outcomes and Indicators

11 August 2021
10.30am - 12.30pm

This workshop will you understand what outcomes and indicators are and how they can help you to explain the difference your work makes. This workshop is designed to help you understand the value of setting outcomes and indicators. At the end of this session, attendees will: Understand the importance of outcomes and indicators. Be able… Read more »

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Funding – How to write a successful funding application

19 August 2021
1.30pm - 3.30pm

This workshop will show you how to prepare effectively for writing a funding application, so you are able to respond to opportunities quickly and efficiently. This workshop will provide you with the hints and tips required to be able to write a successful funding bid. By the end of the session, you will: Know how… Read more »

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Webinar

Family Services – Gambling Education Training (Online Webinar)

19 August 2021
10am - 12pm

This webinar is specifically designed for practitioners who work with parents, carers and families across Scotland. The training has been accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) The training will be an interactive online session, to help participants engage with the content and discussions throughout the session. Participants will: Explore current issues surrounding… Read more »

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Chief Officers Group in the Third Sector

19 August 2021
10am - 12pm

The next meeting of the Chief Officers Group in the Third Sector in Dumfries and Galloway. Agenda to follow. This meeting will be held via Zoom.

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Fur Coats and Overalls: clothing and munition workers in World War One

23 August 2021
7pm - 9pm

By 1917 the First World War was affecting the British Public’s morale but munition production reached its peak in this year. Profiting from the war effort by company owners or female munition workers, in particular was discussed in vociferously disapproving tones. Cartoons appeared in publications such as Punch ridiculing the class, manners and extravagant taste… Read more »

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Governance – The Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector

24 August 2021
1.30pm - 3.30pm

This workshop will guide you through the core principles of what good governance should look like for your organisation. Good governance matters because it underpins successful organisations. Good governance is also the best way to protect and enhance the reputation of our individual organisations and our sector as a whole. At the end of this… Read more »

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