Tri Training (Volunteer Scotland site, Locator, Making Life Easier)[Nov]

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Volunteer Development Training provided by Kamil Tomzik (VANL)

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The aim of this session is to equip staff/volunteers within the voluntary and community sector with the knowledge and skills to access and utilise all of the features within three online platforms including Volunteer Scotland, The locator Tool and Making Life Easier.

During this session trainer will explain the following:

• What is VANL

• Community Solutions

• Volunteer Scotland website

• The Locator Tool

• Making Life Easier

It is also hoped this session will enhance general awareness and encourage participants to volunteer.

The session will ensure that participants will:

• Learn about new technologies used in three websites

• Understand VANL’s role and objectives and learn more about VANL

• Learn more about the Volunteer Scotland website and the importance of using correct keywords while searching for volunteer opportunities

• Gain confidence in using the registration process on the Volunteer Scotland website

• Gain confidence in using the “Social Media Buttons” and explore the share facility process

• Learn about two Locator Tools for South and the North Lanarkshire and the merits of the NL Locator Tool

• Gain knowledge on Community Solutions Programme and its structure

• See screenshots of working NL Locator on three devices, Desktop, Mobile Phone and Tablet

• Learn about the Making Life Easier and its history, key functionalities (modules) and partners involved in its development

• Understand the purpose, accessibility, availability, technical capability and flexibility of MLE.

• Learn about the registration process for a new user explaining the advantages of both mygovscot and Yoti ID management systems

• Learn how to sign-in and access most MLE features after registration

• Understand importance of Optional Data approval and acceptance of Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

• Learn about the anonymised data transfer and opt-in/out option

• Learn how to add a new profile and conduct a registration, that could be used by carers, or/and family members

• Learn all modules of MLE: Carers, Self-assessment, Life curve, Keeping Healthy and Safe and Local Information

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If you have any additional support needs it is your responsibility to advise us on booking. In the event that you need to cancel your booking (or are sending someone else in your place) please amend or cancel via Eventbrite as soon as possible. Please make sure your details on Eventbrite are correct. The joining information will be sent to the email address provide on booking. In the event of a session being cancelled we will advise you at least 3 days before the date unless it is an emergency situation where we will contact you as soon as possible.

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Organiser Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

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Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) is the development agency for community and voluntary sector organisations in North Lanarkshire.

Operating from Airdrie, VANL is Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Scottish Charity no. SC041224 ;and is a membership organisation open to CVS organisations across the local authority area.

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