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Starting group social activities and meetings

  • Socials and meetings in managed venues
  • Socials and meetings outdoors
  • Events run by a professional organisation (such as a canal boat trip)
  • Coach trips
  • One off hotel stays
  • Meetings in private homes
  • Socials and meetings in unmanaged venues (where no suitable managed venue is available)
  • Group parties or socials with third party involvement (entertainers)

To start a new social activity or meeting, please follow these six steps:

  • Choose the appropriate guidance or risk assessment document from those listed below
  • Complete the guidance or risk assessment document
  • Upload the completed guidance or risk assessment document to the Portal and update the service entry
  • Email the Volunteer Support Team, to confirm the guidance or risk assessment document has been uploaded
  • Receive a confirmation email from the Volunteer Support Team
  • You can now start the activity or meeting

You can view or download our step-by-step guide, with helpful links, here.


RESOURCES:

Documents:

If you wish to start a social activity in a managed venue, here are the documents you’ll need:

If you wish to start a social gathering outdoors, here are the documents you’ll need:

If you wish to start events run by a professional organisation, here are the documents you’ll need:

If you wish to start coach trips, here are the documents you’ll need:

If you wish to set up one off hotel stays, here are the documents you’ll need:

If you wish to start meetings in private homes, here are the documents you'll need:

If you wish to start social activities in an unmanaged venue (because no suitable managed venue is available), here are the documents you’ll need:

If you wish to start group parties or socials with third party involvement (entertainers), here are the documents you’ll need:

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