Upcoming Volunteer Training

Thursday, 18 March 2021

As groups prepare to return to face-to-face meeting, Woodcraft Folk's membershp & programmes team are offering a range of opportunties to brush up your skills and hear the latest news. Find out more about these online sessions, open to all volunteers, by following the links to our event calendar:

Using Zoom Safely

Below is some very useful guidance around using Zoom safely for online meetings with our groups. If anyone has any further questions or concerns please get in touch 

Staying Safe Online Webinar

Supporting Documents

Child protection reporting and record keeping guidelines

Please find below the child protection reporting and record keeping guidelines.

Share your views and help shape our training for members

Thursday, 6 September 2018

Woodcraft Folk wants to hear the views of members across the UK on the training that we offer, and how this needs to change and improve to meet the needs of our groups. 

Playing outdoors safely

Being outdoors and enjoying the natural environment is a key part of Woodcraft Folk but we need to do it safely and look after everybody's wellbeing. This web area has been set up to help Woodcraft Folk groups do outdoor activities safely.

Staying Safe - New Group Guidance Sheet

This guidance forms part of the New Group Journey resource.

You can download the information as a word document in the attachment below, or download the whole pack from the new group journey summary page. 

Bitesize Staying Safe training plan

This training session is an introduction to safeguarding for group leaders and helpers. 

To run this session you'll need: 

New Leader Training write up

Please, find attached an example write up of a new leader training weekend.

The training event included sessions on:

  • Games
  • Singing
  • Putting the aims and principles into practice
  • History of Woodcraft Folk
  • Safeguarding
  • Risk assessment
  • Impact and outcomes for children and young people
  • Programme planning

In the report you will find a series of useful website links.

New online training module

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Over recent months Woodcraft Folk have been piloting new ways to support local volunteers to engage with training. Today we are launching a series of new onlne introductory modules for new leaders and new groups - New Group Journey. The online module brings together everything leaders need to know to get started and looks at the following topics:

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