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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.
FREE Resource Library
Welcome to the FREE resource library. Here you can download useful tools, resources and templates to support you in your charity role. Add the library to your shopping basket, it is completely FREE so when you check out you will only be prompted to set up your personal MBS:C dashboard, no payment is required. Once you have completed the set-up the resource library is saved to your account so that you can access it as many times as you would like.
How do I go about recruiting volunteers for my organisation? What do I need to think about when recruiting? This Next Steps Volunteer recruitment course provides practical insights into recruiting your superstar volunteers.
This course aims to guide you while writing your Volunteer Policy. It is an important factor when thinking of onboarding volunteers to ensure that you have the correct policy in place. This Next Steps course will introduce you to where to start.
Creating Calendar Reminders and Scheduling
This First5 course explores how to utilise a calendar as a planning and scheduling tool. It provides an overview of how to create your entry, what to add and how to share information with the wider group.
Thinking About: Creating Corporate Memory
This Thinking About course explores how to create ‘Corporate Memory’ for your organisation. We explore how your organisation can prevent memory loss and how to effectively implement processes and policies to deal with changing groups of volunteers and role-holders.
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.
Thinking About: 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.
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It’s always best to take a few minutes to decide what you need to bring along with you into 2024.
Are there lessons learned, new practices you want to continue? Or challenges you overcame but want not to repeat!
Legally, a trustee is someone who has formal responsibility for the charity – and therefore must act in the charities best interest. This is the same no matter how they’ve become a trustee – elected or appointed. A trustee may take on specific roles or tasks for the charity, but the over all responsibility is held with the full body.
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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.