supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
Introduction to Community Engagement for Community Councils
When: 6.30pm - 9.30pm, Wednesday 13 November 2019 Where: Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
This workshop will promote the importance of good community engagement and identify how the refreshed National Standard for Community Engagement can support local practice.
By the End of the session participants will
Have gained an understanding of why community engagement is so important to community groups / organisations.
Have the opportunity to consider their own local community engagement practice and identified strengths and weaknesses
Be aware awareness of the National Standard for Community Engagement and how they can be used to improve their own community engagement practice.
This training is being organised by Fife’s Engaging Communities Network Group
This event is free to attend but to encourage attendance and try and ensure a good turnout to benefit all delegates, we will charge a non-attendance fee of £25.00 per delegate. By submitting a booking for this event you agree to pay this fee for those delegates who have places booked but do not attend. Cancellations can be received up to 5 working days ahead of the event, thus avoiding non-attendance fees. A cancellation will only be valid if we have confirmed it with you. You can send somebody else in place of a booked delegate without incurring a non-attendance fee.
This training will be delivered by David McGrath, Capacity Building Officer, Fife Voluntary Action; Coryn Barclay, Policy Officer, Fife Council; Karen Hunter, Community Education Worker, Fife Council & Chris Miezitis, Programme Lead, Fathers Network Scotland
Who is it for?
Anyone from the public or voluntary sector who is involved in working with communities as part of their job remit.