Great things happen when people get together to run their lives in ways which meet their needs and those of their communities.
The Zebra Collective provides support to people with the ideas and energy to develop and change their communities. We design this support to suit you and your group or organisation, and work closely with you to provide exactly what you need.
Toolbox for Community Activists
This is a series of workshops for people who are active in their communities. You can choose the workshops you want to do, and the time you’d like to spend on each topic. We can run the courses for your group or for several different groups together. You can also choose course options from our main training menu.
- Tools and Skills for Community Engagement
- Presentation Skills
- Solution Focused Communication
- Fairness and Equality
- Mental Health Awareness
- Conflict Resolution
- Assertiveness and confidence building
- Meetings and other ways of getting things done
- Leadership and teamwork
- Funding, commissioning and tendering
- Measuring your social impact.
Developing your vision and values
We can also work with you and your group to help you to get clear about what you plan to do and how you’d like to do it or to evaluate the impact of work you’ve already done.
We offer a five-day training course for Community Facilitators who want to develop skills and tools to involve others in their local neighbourhood. It’s a practical course which includes completing a mini community involvement project.
We have worked with dozens of local groups over our eight years, and hundreds of individuals. Here are a few examples: