Speak Up is the country wide forum for the Community and Voluntary sector across East Sussex.
The Big Event is an opportunity for the Voluntary and Community Sector across East Sussex to come together and explore relevant developments and changes that affect us as a sector. The Big Event always includes an advice fair, conference presentations, and breakaway workshops or masterclasses.
"This year’s Big Event will be focusing on safeguarding and safety in our East Sussex communities. We will be highlighting key developments and issues, and exploring what our organisations can do to support victims, alleviate risks, and address dangerous behaviours."
Key topics to be covered:
Domestic violence and abuse
Protecting staff and clients
SpeakUp is administered by 3VA.
This is a 2 hour course which aims to give guidance to understand professional boundaries and duty of care, and emotional resilience to stress
East Sussex County Council and Crowdfunder have launched Crowdfund East Sussex, and they will be running training sessions to explain how it works.
Crowdfunding is a different way to raise money for good ideas. Further information can be found on the website
together with a range of resources to help you or a group understand the steps to building a crowdfunding project. You can book also book onto one of the "How to Crowdfund" training sessions - the nearest one is in Hastings on 9 May 2019.
The course aims to raise awareness of child protection issues and procedures and the signs and indicators of child abuse. To enable staff to identify and respond to child protection concerns and to become aware of East Sussex County Council Child Protection Procedures to encourage and develop effective inter-agency communication where child protection matters arise.