Community Buildings Events 2023


Community Buildings: Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

22nd November 2023

2 pm – 4.30 pm

Online via Zoom

This training session will examine different types of trustees, duties and liabilities, charity law, good practice and advice on recruiting new trustees. The webinar is suitable for both new and experienced volunteers.

The session will be led by Robert Horn from CCS. This will be an interactive meeting, part presentation, part discussion. We ask all attendees to fully participate using both sound and camera so that everyone can see who is speaking.

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Don’t Trash Our Future: Looking at waste management in Community Buildings

29th November 2023

7 pm – 8.30 pm

Online via Zoom

Find out how your Community Building can do more to reduce, reuse and recycle and how you can encourage change in your wider community too. From terracycling hubs to community food projects, Fixy Vans and Repair Cafes; our speakers will share the latest initiatives to help reduce our impact and how you can encourage your hirers to work with you.

Speakers include Julie Searle from Somerset Waste Partnership, Jinny Uppington from Resource Futures, Ali Sanderson from West Somerset Food Cupboard.

This is the last event in our EcoHalls programme, funded by  Royal Countryside Fund.

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Secretarial Duties for a Charity

13th December 2023

3.30 pm – 5 pm

Online via Zoom

An effective secretary can make a huge difference to the smooth running of a charity. We will consider how to make meetings more time efficient, taking and publishing minutes, communication and what are the options if no-one wants to do it!

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The Role of Chairman

13th December 2023

1.30 pm – 3 pm

Online via Zoom

This will look at the jobs that the chairman should carry out, (and those that can be delegated) as well as the skills and attributes that the chair can bring to the role to help the charity to function well. There will be plenty of examples and the chance to role play a fictional trustee group. Whether you are new to the role or experienced and looking for tips and ideas, come along and join this session.

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More information and booking details COMING SOON!

Honestly, CCS are my ‘go to people’ and the support you have shown the project has been invaluable – saving us thousands of pounds in expert advice and hours upon hours of wasted effort. Thank you!’

Nether Stowey Village Hall
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