Mon, 29 Jul | Northamptonshire Central Library

Listening Skills for Community Organisers Training - Northampton

This interactive, quality-assured community organising course will help you to develop the skills and confidence to engage and start listening to people, build relationships and activate people. The ability to listen is a fundamental human skill that can help improve relationships...
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Listening Skills for Community Organisers Training - Northampton

Time & Location

29 Jul 2019, 09:30 – 16:30 BST
Northamptonshire Central Library, Abington St, Northampton NN1 2BA, UK

About The Event

This interactive, quality-assured community organising course  will help you to develop the skills and confidence to engage and start  listening to people, build relationships and activate people as part of a  community organising strategy.

Listening to peopleis a fundamental human skill and the foundation of community organising because it builds trust and relationships, uncovers issues and is essential when bringing people together to share stories, ideas and action. 

On this course, you will gain an understanding of why listening is an  important personal skill to develop, especially when working with other  people (family and friends), and in the community as a community  organiser. Participants will also 

During this course, you will explore: 

  • ‘relational’ listening and its importance in community organising
  • how to plan a listening campaign to kick-start your organising work
  • practical listening tools you can use to engage people, build relationships and find leaders
  • how asking powerful questions helps people to tell their stories, etc 

Prerequisite:

This course is the next level up from the  Introduction to Community Organising training, aimed at people and  organisations working in the community, volunteers, campaigners,  activists, students, teachers, community officers and leaders, etc.

Lunch and light refreshment will be provided.

Note: This programme is funded by  the Department of Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS), as part of the Community Organisers Expansion programme, supported  by Community Organisers, and delivered in Northamptonshire and East Anglia by Citizens First  Foundation C.I.C.

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