Training Opportunities for Community and Voluntary Sector Representatives

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council’s Community Services has places available for the following free online courses for community and voluntary sector representatives based in the Fermanagh and Omagh District:

Feel positive, motivate yourself and your committee for the year ahead with Declan Coyle, author of “The Green Platform”

Monday 18 January 2021
7:00pm – 9:00pm

This webinar by globally renowned author of “The Green Platform”, Declan Coyle.  Covid 19 brought many challenges to which the community and voluntary sector across the district responded without hesitation. Frequently it is community representatives who are first on hand when there is a crisis, so it is important that they practice self-care and stay motivated even at the most difficult times.

This workshop by Declan Coyle will be uplifting, motivational, and provide a transformational template for inspiring our community work. He will explain how we can shift our thinking to positive proactivity and how to then to inspire our committees.   Declan engages his audience at a level rarely experienced using passion, energy, and humour to reveal how the “Green Platform” principles can be applied to any area of community work or life with amazing results.

Introduction to Governance Webinar

Tuesday 16 February 2021
7:00pm – 8:30pm

This webinar provides an introduction to charity governance.  It will be useful to those who are newly elected/appointed on to the committee/board of a charitable organisation (charity trustees).  It will also be of interest to those charity trustees (committee members/directors) who wish to understand more about their role what is expected of them.  The training will include:

  • the role of the committee/board
  • legal duties of charity trustees
  • the principles of good governance
  • charity regulation

There will be lots of opportunities to ask questions. The free session will be delivered using zoom and joining instructions will be sent in advance.

Charities Annual Reporting Webinar

Thursday 18 February 2021
7:00pm – 8:30pm 

This session will provide trustees with simple and practical guidance on charity annual reporting requirements. The session will cover the following topics:

  • completing the annual monitoring return.
  • the content of Trustee’s Annual Reports
  • the requirements for the annual accounts
  • the requirement to have the annual accounts independently examined or audited.
There will be lots of opportunities to ask questions. The free session will be delivered using Zoom and joining instructions will be sent in advance.

Numbers for each course are limited to 2 per group, however further places may be available upon request.
Booking is essential and can be done online at:
Alternatively, contact Kellie Beacom on 0300 303 1777 –  ext 21201, Mobile: 07761029732 or email: to book.