Promoting Community Sustainability - Mayo: 7 March 2018

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
7 Mar 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Venue: 
Holiday Village, Loch Lannagh, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Location: 
Mayo
Price details: 
This is a free event for staff from community and voluntary groups and volunteers, but registration is essential.
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This session will highlight some current issues affecting the Irish community and voluntary sector, services available from The Wheel and showcase good practice examples that contribute to community sustainability.
This is a free event for all community and voluntary organisations in Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Registration is a must. Book your place online here.
Course details: 
This special event will be hosted by Caroline Wilson, The Wheels’ Regional Champion for Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.
 
Johnny Sheehan, Membership and Regional Coordinator, will share good practice examples that contribute to community sustainability and highlight some current issues affecting the Irish community and voluntary sector. He will outline the services available from The Wheel that support sustainability, including training, webinars, publications, expert advice on regulation, data protection, funding and cost-cutting measures - and so much more. 
 
This will be an invaluable opportunity to network with other community and voluntary organisations locally.
 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the session, participants will be:

  • Familiar with The Wheel regional support programme and the role of the Regional Champion for Mayo, Sligo and Roscommon
  • Aware of the supports provided by The Wheel and the benefits of membership
  • Able to identify key issues affecting the community and voluntary sector
  • Able to access a number of practical tools to support organisations locally to make their communities more sustainable.

Participants will also have the opportunity to share - with each other and The Wheel - the issues they face and the supports needed to do their work better.


Facilitators: Johnny Sheehan, The Wheel & Caroline Wilson, Regional Champion for Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

Johnny Sheehan (Membership & Regional Coordinator, The Wheel)

 
Johnny Sheehan recently joined The Wheel as Membership and Regional Johnny SheehanCoordinator. The main focus of his work is to drive the development, presence and participation in The Wheel’s programmes regionally, support the work of the National Rural Network and to support member engagement in The Wheel.
 
Johnny has more than 20 years’ experience working in the development, youth work and environmental sectors. He worked with Dóchas as Project Coordinator for the European Year for Development 2015 and with the National Youth Council of Ireland as Development Education Programme Coordinator from 2004 to 2012.
 
He was chairperson of Comhlámh from 2013-2016. He has a background in Environmental Science and worked as a volunteer in Central America during the 1990s.
 
 

Caroline Wilson (Regional Champion for Mayo, Sligo & Roscommon)

Caroline Wilson
 
Caroline represents The Wheel in Mayo, Sligo and Roscommon, supporting members to get the very most out of their membership and to understand fully the many ways that The Wheel can support and advance the work that you do. 
 
To contact Caroline, who is based in Killala, Co. Mayo, please phone (096) 32484 or email info@cftwest.com
 
 
 

Who Should Attend: 

This is a free event for staff and volunteers from community and voluntary sector in Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo.

How to Register: 

Event starts at 2pm.

This is a free event for all community and voluntary organisations in Mayo, Roscommon and Sligo. Registration is a must. Book your place online here.

Course contact details

Telephone: 
01 454 8727
Email: 
info@wheel.ie

 

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