Training Events

How to tell Stories to engage and win support (free to members) - 26/02/2019 10:00am

Stories speak to people's hearts and minds where statistics fail to engage.  Join our workshop to learn how meaningful stories can help you reach your beneficiaries, funders and wid...

Making your volunteer programme Inclusive (free to members) - 28/02/2019 9:30am

  Who is it for? For those managing volunteers or volunteer-led groups, who want to ensure their organisations are delivering on their commitments to equality and diversity and are ...

Effective Fundraising for community groups - Saturday Morning Briefing Session - 02/03/2019 8:30am

Todays FREE briefing will look at fundraising for small clubs, voluntary groups or charities Your group may be about sharing an interest or socialising; hobbies; playing sport or being activ...

Writing a good funding application (free to members) - 05/03/2019 9:30am

This half day event has been specifically designed to provide the essentials in making a funding application  Who is it for? For small and medium sized voluntary community groups.&n...

Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3 (Fee payable) - 12/03/2019 9:30am

The 1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work course is nationally recognised. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.  There will be mul...

Legal Issues for Volunteer Managers (free to community groups) - 14/03/2019 10:00am

Why should I come along? The workshop and handouts will give you a concise and engaging review of the information you need to help your organisation meet its legal obligations to your v...

Showing the difference you make: an introduction to defining impact (free to members) - 26/03/2019 9:30am

Why should I come along? Impact is the difference your organisation makes.  Increasingly you need to be able to measure and communicate the impact of your organisation’s work to f...

Crowdfunding for Social Causes Workshop with Chuffed.org - 02/04/2019 12:00pm

Join us for a FREE workshop on Crowdfunding with Chuffed.org Donation-based crowdfunding is a new way of raising funds and allows you to source money for a project by ask...

Designing and running a fundraising event (free to community groups) - 04/04/2019 9:30am

Half day workshop designed to provide the essentials of putting a successful fundraising event together.   Who is it for? For small groups who want to make good use of time and ...

Health & Safety for small charities (fee payable) - 25/04/2019 11:30am

  What’s the workshop about? We all know that health and safety is important, but what should small charities and voluntary groups be doing to protect their volunteers, staff ...

Duty of Trustees - understanding the basics (free to members) - 30/04/2019 9:30am

Who is it for? This half day workshop has been specifically designed for community group trustees who are new to the role, or who have been trustees for some time, but would benefit from rev...

Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers for Volunteer Managers (free to community groups) - 02/05/2019 10:00am

Who is it for? Experienced volunteer managers will get the chance to review their current systems and practices and explore best practice.  Less experienced volunteer managers will ...

Safeguarding Children & Young People - 07/05/2019 10:00am

    Who is this workshop for? The course is for those who work or volunteer directly with children, young people or their families.  The workshop is accredited and val...

GDPR and Protecting Personal Data (fee payable) - 14/05/2019 11:30am

What is the workshop about? The European General Regulation on Data Protection (GDPR) took effect on 25 May 2018, extending individual rights and placing greater transparency requirements on...

Managing Challenging Behaviour - 21/05/2019 9:30am

Who is this workshop for? The course is for anyone who manages volunteers and others and spends time trying to deal with challenging behaviour. What is it about? By the end of the se...

Supervision skills for volunteer managers - 08/08/2019 9:30am

Designed for anyone who manages volunteers and need to ensure the needs and interests of the individual are being balanced with those of the organisation. By the end of the session you'l...