Pobal SSNO Programme Funding – Application deadline is 3pm, 31st January.
8 Jan 2019
Pobal, on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) are inviting applications for funding from eligible organisations under the Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) 2019-2022. Details about the new programme and the application process is available on https://www.pobal.ie/programmes/scheme-to-support-national-organisations-ssno/. The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 31st January,…
Developing effective and accountable nonprofits Seminar – 6th March, TUD
4 Jan 2019
Carmichael are participating in the ‘Developing effective and accountable nonprofits’ seminar to be held on the 6th of March 2019 (9am – 1pm) in Technology University Dublin, Blanchardstown Campus. Irish Nonprofit organisations are facing unprecedented challenges, with increased demand, difficulties in raising funds, increased regulation and reduced trust in the sector. This seminar will explore…
C.E. positions available
6 Dec 2018
View https://www.carmichaelireland.ie/about-us/vacancies/ for more information on current C.E. vacancies.
Funding from Google.org – Impact Challenge
29 Nov 2018
Google.org is contributing €1M to 15 organisations dedicated to tackling important social issues and creating opportunity for Dublin. Local nonprofits and social enterprises are invited to submit innovative proposals and 15 finalists will receive €50,000 grants, training and volunteer support from Google. Applications due December 6 2018. For more information visit https://impactchallenge.withgoogle.com/dublin2018.
2018 Good Governance Awards Winners
16 Nov 2018
Congratulations to all the winners for the 2018 Good Governance Awards!! A big thanks to everyone who submitted their entries this year, keep up the good work. For the Annual Report & Financial Statements Awards: Category 1 Winner – Care Alliance Category 2 Winner – Aidlink Category 3 Winner – Camara Education Category 4 Winner – CMRF…
Preparing for Crisis workshop is designed for senior staff and board members who are responsible for communications in their organisation. It is particularly suited to those working in smaller organisations who may not have a dedicated communications team.
This training session aims to help organisations to build or enhance their response to a crisis. The training typically requires a half-day session and includes practical exercises and hands-on support in establishing your organisation’s crisis communications plan. To ensure the training is as interactive and participatory as possible, we recommend a maximum of 10 trainees for this training module.
Public Affairs and Political Communication is designed for staff and volunteers who are responsible for advocacy, policy and communications in their organisation. It is particularly suited to those working in smaller organisations who may not have a dedicated advocacy team or for those with little experience of engaging with public representatives and decision makers.
This training session aims to help organisations to build or enhance their public affairs outputs and build relationships with decision makers. The training typically requires a half-day session and includes practical exercises and hands-on support on enhancing your organisation’s public affairs outputs. To ensure the training is as interactive and participatory as possible, we recommend a maximum of 10 trainees for this training module.
This one-day workshop will be beneficial for chairs of boards, CEOs leading executive teams, officers engaging in community outreach, education/training and youth workers.
Have you been in a meeting that’s been a shameful waste of time, energy, and disregard for politeness? Are you beginning to lead groups, but feel a bit out of your depth?
Would you like to feel confident about taking charge in a group and helping to show the way?
This training workshop provides you with a fundamental grounding as well as fresh ideas, processes, and practical tips for working with groups. It will also provide an experiential learning environment offering insights on:
- THINKING: key concepts of working with groups and a methodological framework
- TACTICS: approaches and strategies to help you deal with difficulties
- TOOLS: practical and pragmatic tools and methods.
WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT, NOW?
Setting the context for the course thinking about what facilitation is and what it isn’t. Getting all on same page.
SO, HOW DO WE DO IT?
Let’s go through the basics Your first few words and your starting five minutes.
Things you will definitely need to do, and what you will want to cover next. Making your interventions. The facilitator’s role, tasks, jobs list, how to end.
HELP ME UNDERSTAND
Some core concepts and why they’re important
Groups behave in particular ways, and leading groups requires certain methods and approaches. Get your head around the key things to be thinking of and what to be aware of.
OK I’M READY, SURE WHAT CAN GO WRONG?
Mistakes, risks & obstacles
Being aware of what things can go wrong in a group, and how you can be prepared and avoid them. Be ready for when it goes awry.
HOW CAN I LOOK GOOD?
How you can be successful as a group facilitator
Tricks and Hints. Tools and Exercises. Methods and activities. How to listen like a thief.
FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT
Practice makes perfect, so prep for your next group. Signposts to your next steps as a group facilitator.