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Two upcoming Equality Act Training sessions

Free Two Day Equality Act Training - 28 May and 1 June 2015

Free two day training for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities.

For more information and to book your place, visit http://www.rota.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?id=44&reset=1

Free Train the Trainer on the Equality Act 2010 - 8 June 2015

Free training for organisations that wish to be trained to deliver training on the Equality Act 2010.

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Volunteer vacancy for Research Volunteer - ROTA’s History and Impact

We have History!

ROTA is looking for a volunteer to research and write up ROTA's history and the impact we have had as a voluntary sector organisation. This project would suit someone who can carry out archival work, make contact with key individuals from ROTA’s past and present, retrieve campaign material and search out press cuttings and publications. The post requires good investigative, communication and reporting skills. If you have a flair for writing and would like to help document ROTA’s achievements in promoting equality and justice, we would like to hear from you.

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Volunteer vacancy for Research Volunteer - Crowdfunding Project

Is our challenge your challenge?

ROTA is offering a volunteer an exciting opportunity to develop a crowdfunding appeal for our organisation. We are looking for someone with knowledge of using social media and video, who could help us to identify potential funders, design the appeal and put together an attractive video clip to reach a large audience of donors. You would also be responsible for monitoring the campaign over a four to six week period during July and August 2015. This exciting challenge is an excellent opportunity to use your imaginative and creative skills in helping ROTA to...Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a Clore Social Fellow?

Clore Social develops leaders with a social purpose so they can transform the world around them. On 11 May 2015 they begin recruiting for the UK's top social talent, ready to appoint a new cohort outstanding leaders to the 2016 Clore Social Fellowship. The fully-funded Fellowship programme includes residential training, an individualised budget to spend on your own development, coaching, mentoring, a secondment and a research project. It’s all tailored to you, but you’ll do it alongside the most inspiring, creative and...Read more

Free Legal Advice Chat Line on the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)

Deighton Pierce Glynn solicitors will be available to chat with you live on ROTA’s ‘Holding to Account on Equalities’ website once a week.

Advice will be provided one to one on a first come first served basis. Each person will be given 10 minutes to chat to a solicitor about any PSED related issues they are facing or to clarify any technical legal points relating to the PSED.

To chat with a solicitor please visit: http://equalities.rota.org.uk/ from 12 noon – 1pm on the 20th of March 2015.

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Free Preliminary Legal Advice on the PSED

ROTA is working in partnership with Deighton Pierce & Glynn Solicitors to provide preliminary legal advice to voluntary and community sector organisations. This is aimed at holding public authorities to account using the PSED of the Equality Act 2010.

For further information contact: poornima@rota.org.uk .Read more

Train the Trainer on the Equality Act 2010: Free two day training for organisations that wish to be trained to deliver training on the Equality Act 2010

30th March and 1st April 2015 Participants must: Previously have attended the two day Equality Act training; Complete a quiz on the basic concepts and provisions within the Equality Act; Key objectives: Participants will: Discover key training techniques; Gain practical skills in communicating key concepts and provisions within the Equality Act; Learn to design training to meet learner needs; Gain practical experience in delivering a short session for the group. Day one 30th March 2015 Day two 1st April...Read more

Using the Equality Act 2010: Free two day training for organisations supporting Black, Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BME&R) communities

Training Day one: Complying with the Equality Act 2010

16th March 2015, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Participants will:

learn who is protected under the Equality Act 2010; learn what types of behaviour and discrimination are unlawful; review their own organisation’s policies and procedures and identify any changes needed in order to comply with the Equality Act 2010;

Training Day two: Using the Public Sector Equality Duty (PSED)

23rd March 2015, 9.30am – 4.30pm

Participants will:...Read more

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