Training Courses

VABS has a long record of delivering high quality training in our communities. Whether you are a new group starting out on your venture, or an established organisation wishing to review or update your practices, VABS training can meet your needs.

Our training team offers both general and bespoke workshops for community and voluntary groups covering the following areas:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Charity Trustees
  • Getting the best out of your Community Company
  • Effective Fundraising
  • Financial Record Keeping
  • Managing your Accounts
  • Improving Chairing Skills
  • Generating Income
  • Recruitment and Succession Planning for Boards
  • Effective Communication
  • Managing Community Assets
  • Business Planning for community groups

For further information on how we can support your organisation’s training needs, please Get In Touch with Karen Derrick at the VABS office to discuss your requirements.

Project Management for Third Sector Organisations

Thursday 05 October 2023

10.00 to 16.00
Boat of Garten Community Hall

Highland Third Sector Interface

VABS is part of the Highland Third Sector Interface (HTSI) funded by the Scottish Government to support Badenoch and Strathspey communities in the following four areas:

  • Volunteering
  • Organisational support
  • Social Economy/Enterprise
  • Community Engagement & Planning

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