Partnership in Action

Ref: C3675340

This course is based at Jennyruth Workshops in Ripon where students are developing their business and product placement skills, this course will look at how to actively be involved as a business volunteer in the local community and how being a business volunteer can promote positive and inclusive networks.

Course aim

To actively develop your own experience and understanding of the role volunteers in partnership with businesses and charitable organisations across the local area,

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • understand how a volunteer partnership within the local business community can improve and promote future business opportunities
  • to share experiences of the role of a volunteer, and how this role impacts on local business
  • to work as part of a small team to share my own skills and experience and promote diverse community engagement

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • There will be a number of tasks appropriate to your course such as written work, creating art or craft, video, photography or small projects. Some of these may be marked to help you progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course information sheet

Partnership in Action

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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