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Hastings Voluntary Action are holding a Volunteer Recruitment Stall in Hastings Town Centre outside Caffe Neros to promote and highlight the benefits of volunteering. We will be joined by people from local organisations looking for volunteers who will be happy to speak to you on the day. Come and have a chat with us and find out about volunteering opportunities in Hastings. If you would like any further information about this event, please email Kim Kelly: events@hastingsvoluntaryaction.org.uk

1 June 12:00AM
To 1 June 12:00AM

The aims: To give practical tools for developing communication skills
The objectives:
• Understanding how and why we communicate
• Appreciation of how others interact with us in face –to-face communication and how we interact with others
• Understand a person’s right to own their own information (data protection)
• Tips on how to overcome barriers to communication

Jackson Hall
10 June 10:00AM
To 10 June 1:00PM

This workshop will provide you with information about Diabetes and what local support is available. Suitable for anyone with the condition or who just wants to find out more.

Central Hall
18 June 11:00AM
To

The aims: To be introduced to legislation regarding health and safety and appreciate the link between risk, assessment of risk and positive support for individual.
The objectives:
• To be introduced to health and safety legislation
• To know how to find access information regarding H & S
• To understand an individual’s responsibility to adhere to health and safety precautions
• To appreciate the importance of risk assessment to meet health and safety requirements

Jackson Hall
6 July 10:00AM
To 6 July 1:00PM

This is an opportunity to share information about your work, learn about a range of services that are delivered in Hastings, browse the marketplace, and network with a mixture of people from the voluntary, statutory and independent sectors.

St Mary in the Castle
15 July 10:00AM
To 15 July 1:30PM

The aims: To raise awareness of what adult abuse and how to raise a concern
The objectives:
• To introduce the legislation regarding safeguarding adults
• To understand the different forms of abuse and recognise signs
• To know how to react and what to do if someone discloses abuse

Jackson Hall
14 September 10:00AM
To 14 September 1:00PM

Team HVA is taking part in this sponsored walk in aid of the free legal advice services in Hastings: CAB1066, HARC, BHT.

14 September 5:00PM
To 14 September 8:00PM

As part of our CRF Learning Programme HVA are pleased to be partnering with One You ES to offer free Level 2 MECC training to local individuals and groups.
MECC is a practical introduction to the skills needed when talking to people about the issues they are concerned about or the changes they are seeking to make and supporting them to identify and access the things that could help them. So if your work brings you into frequent contact with people and you want to improve the likelihood of making a real difference, this training could be for you.

Jackson Hall
30 September 10:30AM
To 30 September 1:30PM

The aims: To be introduced to legislation regarding equality and diversity and explore the concept of inclusion.
The objectives:
• To understand the Equality Act and how it affects volunteers
• To explore what is meant by equality and diversity
• To be able to put into use ‘inclusion’ in support that is provided
• How to reduce isolation and promote inclusion

Jackson Hall
7 December 10:00AM
To 7 December 1:00PM

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