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Whatever your role is called – Clerk, Co-Clerk, part of a Clerking Team, or Chair we hope that these courses and resources can make your job easier.
First5: Volunteer Recruitment
This First5 course takes you through an overview of how to recruit volunteers and know that they are right for your role. This overview provides five key points to consider in your recruitment.
First5: Volunteer Motivation
Why do volunteers work for free, how can we motivate them to recruit others? This First5 course gives you five things to think about when motivating your volunteers.
First5: Volunteer Policy
This First5 Volunteer Policy course gives you five points to think about when setting up a volunteer policy. What it does, why you need one and who it is for.
First5: Volunteer Management
Working with volunteers is a cost-effective way to engage with the community to deliver and manage community projects and resources. This First5 course gets you thinking about what is a volunteer, and to manage and recruit them.
Next Steps: Invoicing Creation & Basic Credit Control
This Next Steps course provides guidance, practical insights and resources to strengthen your subject knowledge in invoicing and credit control. This deeper dive training will allow you to develop plans and implement financial systems for your organisation.
First5: Creating a Remote Charity Office
This Thinking About course gives you the questions and references you need to ensure your organisation handles remote working efficiently and effectively. This can be because you have no physical building or if some of your people need to work remotely outside this space. The lessons provide guidance on preparation, processes and procedure through to strategic planning.
First5: DIY Onboarding
The process of bringing someone new into your group or organisation is called onboarding. This First5 course is an introductory module providing insights and steps to think about when creating your organisation’s onboarding process.
First5: Improving Relationships
This First5 course is an introduction to improving relationships & holding better meetings. It is primarily for those who work alongside others, in teams or manage other people. There are five questions to get you thinking.
First5: Quaker Clerking
This First5 course explains the Quaker Business Method and why it is useful to use its principles when clerking.
Thinking About: Managing Relationships
Communication is a key aspect of improving interpersonal relationships. It is also an element that is taken for granted. There is an assumption that if you share a common language with another person then communication should be easy. That is rarely the case. This Thinking About course explores in greater detail how to effectively improve and manage relationships.
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Quaker A-Z: K is for Keep it Simple & Sustainable
Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash Quakers have testimonies of both simplicity & sustainability. Like all testimonies, both should apply
Quaker A-Z: J is for Jumping Around
For the preservation of love, concord and a good decorum in this meeting, ’tis earnestly desired that all business that
Quaker Testimonies: Equality
What is a Testimony? A Quaker testimony is an action arising out a belief in something. They are core values
Quaker A-Z: I is for Insider Knowledge
If you are addressing a lack of attendance at a gathering or meeting, for example, one reason for the void
Quaker A-Z: H is for “Hope So!”
Wendrie Heywood – MBS Founder & Life Long Quaker Why do Quakers say “Hope so!” rather than “yes”? Or, in
MBS Launches New Online Classroom
About us… Mindful Business Services (MBS) empowers small volunteer-run charities to run with ethical efficiency. We do this by providing
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Here’s a brief video introducing MBS Clerking and Charity Admin training. Our courses range from First5 giving brief introductions to topics or a specific subject; to more in depth training and practical guides to develop your skills and provide the tools you need.