Shop here for our Courses
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.
Create a Charity Office Course Bundle
For a limited time, we are offering Create a Charity Office course bundle containing:
- How to Create a Remote Charity Office (Thinking About)
- Corporate Memory (Thinking About)
- Consultancy hours (with course creator)
- Generic Email Addresses (First5)
- DIY Onboarding (First5)
- Calendar Reminders and Scheduling (First5)
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: Quaker Treasurers and Money Management
This First5 course explores the roles and responsibilities of a Treasurer. A Quaker Area Meeting is a charity body; therefore the treasurer oversees the Area Meeting accounts. This course outlines roles and their relationship with the Treasurer.
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: Invoicing Management System
Would you like to learn more about invoicing and creating an invoicing management system? This Thinking About Course provides an introduction to creating an invoice-based room-hire management system.
Thinking About: Marketing your Meeting House
All communities, businesses, and organisations need some form of publicity or marketing to attract new members, grow, and thrive. This Thinking About Course explores the marketing fundamentals to support you in publicising your meeting house.
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: Generic Email Accounts
This First5 course provides an overview of creating generic email addresses and what having shared accounts means for your organisation.
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: Invoicing System
This First5 course provides an overview of what an invoicing system is and how to use it, using room hire businesses as a working example. Complete with downloadable resources, this course is designed to help you think through your own invoicing system.
First5: Closing Down the Fiscal Year
Do you hold a financial role in your organisation? Are you interested in learning more about closing down the fiscal year, this First5 short course will outline what needs to be done and why.
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.