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PAVO Training July 2018


Chairing Skills

Tuesday 10th July 2018 - half day

Llandrindod Wells

Cost: £10 (PAVO members), £20 (non PAVO members), £30 (All other/individuals)


Meetings are one of the key ways in which the work of a voluntary organisation is progressed, so ensuring they are chaired efficiently and professionally is really important. This course will help you to understand how to plan and run effective meetings, whether you are a volunteer or a paid worker.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

· identify the role of the chair and consider the knowledge and skills required

· understand the preparation and planning needed for success

· identify tools to work towards a successful meeting

Who this course is for

Individuals who are new to the role of the Chair, or existing Chairs who want to refresh their knowledge.


Volunteer Recruitment, Selection and Induction

Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th July 2018 - two day course

Llandrindod Wells

Cost: £40 (PAVO members), £80 (non PAVO members), £120 (All other/individuals)


Attracting volunteers can be a challenge. Attracting a broad diversity of volunteers can be an even greater challenge. The course will help you to plan recruitment and to think about materials and approaches that will reach the volunteers you want.  It looks at different steps in the recruitment process, including ‘vetting’, interviewing, and matching volunteers to volunteer roles.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session, participants will:

· be familiar with a range of methods to attract a diversity of volunteers

· recognise ‘selection’ as a two way process and be familiar with a range of selection tools

· understand the purpose and nature of a) volunteer agreements and b) volunteer induction

· recognise ways in which volunteering can be made more accessible to all

Who this course is for

Those responsible for the management of volunteers and volunteer programmes in Wales.


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1-1 IT training sessions with PAVO

We now offer 1-1 sessions for the following IT courses:

  • Introduction to Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
  • Introduction to Android tablets
  • Microsoft Word (versions 03 – 13) 
  • Microsoft Excel (version 03 – 13) - Beginner
  • Microsoft Excel (version 03 – 13) - Intermediate
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (version 03 – 13)
  • Saving and editing digital images
  • The Internet and all that stuff
  • Joomla: Web Site Content Management System - Administration
  • Joomla: Web site Content Management System – Editing
  • Skype


£35 per hour (PAVO members)

£40 per hour (Non PAVO members)

To arrange a session call: 01597 822191, email: or fill in our online booking form


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