This session will introduce you to the Third Scetor and help you to understand the sector's breadth and diversity and it's unique place in civil society. Highlighting the very best of a sector built on the strength of volunteers, you'll begin to understand how this can be worth over £4.9bn to Scotland's economy, employing over 138,000 staff.
This session will cover:
1. Understanding the Sector - history; the Bond of Trust; legal structures.
2. Understanding the Money - income sources and streams; expenditure; investment.
3. Understanding the Legislation - regulation and best practice standards which control the Sector.
4. Understanding the Governance - the role of Trustees; staff; volunteers; stakeholders.
5. The Voluntary Sector in Scotland - facts and figures; diversity and diversifying.
6. Looking forward - what's happening now and what's coming.
Do I have to book using Eventbrite?
No. You can simply contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, organisation, billing address and a note of any access issues. We will issue an invoice in advance of your attendance.
What refreshments are served at the training?
Two free rounds of tea, coffee and biscuits are served on arrival and at mid-morning. There is no free lunch. The venue’s café serves hot and cold food on a cash basis.
Is there disabled access?
The venue is fully accessible. There is a flight of stairs at the front of the building, however, so wheelchair access is at the rear. A Civicos staff member will be on hand to assist, as the entry point is not obvious. Please let us know in advance of any access requirements.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Please refer to the Google info here
What can/can't I bring to the event?
No need to bring equipment or laptop unless we specifically ask in the training descriptor. Pen and paper may be handy for notes.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
If you want to transfer to another training course, please contact us with five or more days’ notice at email@example.com
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
What is the refund policy?
Civicos Training requires five working days' notice of cancellation. We will always attempt to place you on a later version of the same course, or transfer your booking to another course at no extra cost. However, if you cancel with less than the required notice, we do reserve the right to charge for the full cost of the course