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Workshop Description Date, Time & Venue
Developing a Business Plan / Action Plan for Community Groups What makes a group strong is having a clear vision of where it is going, and how it is going to get there. This training aims to help groups develop a 3 year Action Plan that includes a section on how projects will be funded. Participants on the course will be offered further mentor hours from the instructors as they work towards developing their 3 year Business Plan.

This training and consultation aims to help you:

·      Identify the mission, goal and structure of your group

·      Identify the needs of the group and the community being served

  ·      Identify specific training and support needs

·       Identify funding opportunities (including exploring need for charitable status, if any)

·       Implement strong management skills (managing the group, its structures and processes; managing volunteers; managing drop-ins and events)

·       Develop a Business/Action Plan for your group.

Saturday 6 October 2012 11:00 am – 5:00 pm  

Edmund Rice Community &
Youth Centre, Manor Street, Waterford. Top Floor.

    Facilitators: Brona Cloonan Anne Eustace


This workshop will explore how effective
and respectful team work and communications, within and outside community groups, can help build capacity within the group.

This training aims to
provide you with the ability to:

·      Understand what it means to be a community group and how groups work best.

·       Exercise good communication skills, including verbal and listening skills, use of language, presentation, and so on.

·      Reflect on and understand the importanceof personal versus professional responsibility/interaction within the group.

·      Develop effective and respectful team work and communications, within and outside the group

·      Effectively manage conflict or disputes within the group

Saturday 3 November 2012

11:00 am – 4:30 pm


Edmund Rice Community &
Youth Centre, Manor Street, Waterford. Top Floor. 


Facilitator: Toddy Hogan, LINC

and Communicating A Message

The message groups project to the
community, and to the mainstream, is an important part of how they see themselves.
This workshop will assist your group in developing a strong and clear message
and a plan for how to communicate it. 

This training aims to provide you with the ability to:

·      Identify the Mission, goal and structure of your group

·      Develop a clear message for the group, and adapt that message to suit LGBT and mainstream recipients.

·      Identify the range of communication methods available, and how to effectively use them.

·      Connect with and build relations with active members of the wider LGBT community (including groups/communities in other counties) and mainstream organisations

·      Develop effective media sources in your area, including radio, newspapers, Facebook and other social media


Saturday 17 November

11:00 am – 4:30 pm


Edmund Rice Community &
Youth Centre, Manor Street, Waterford. Top Floor.


Facilitator: Toddy Hogan, LINC

Development Worker – South East

Edmund Rice Youth & Community Multiplex
Manor Street, Waterford

Mobile: 086 877 5818

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