Training and events
We provide high quality affordable training delivered by specialists and experts on a wide range of subjects. Our programme is led by our network and designed to empower trustees, staff and volunteers in our local voluntary and community sector.
Thursday 23 November 2023, 10am - 12pm (online)
Being lovely is great and is key for Volunteer Coordinators but there are situations when you need to dial the niceness down and use a different voice. This short online seminar will be followed by a Volunteers Cordinators' Forum where you can share and learn with your local peers. Book here.
Wednesday 29 November 2023, 12pm - 1pm (online)
Join this developing network's next meeting if your VCS group has an interest, connected activity, or beneficiaries relating to food provision and/or the wider local cost of living offer. The focus will be on available services and activity this winter, including holiday community provision. Book here.
Thursday 30 November 2023, 6pm - 8.30pm (online)
Led by one of our long-standing associates and useful for both new and existing trustees, this session is designed to improve your understanding of trustee roles and the responsibilities, principles and practice, to help ensure effective governance in your organisation. Book here.
Thursday 7 December 2023, 4.45pm - 6.45pm
Our final event of the year will be our AGM, which will take place in-person in Richmond and be followed by the chance to hear from some of the local groups we have worked with, plus networking time with local colleagues from our sector. Book now.
Thursday 1 February 2024, 10am - 11.30am (online)
A free awareness session for voluntary and community sector staff and volunteers who want to gain an understanding in topics related to suicide in order to contribute meaningfully to suicide prevention efforts and promote mental health awareness. Book here.
Thursday 8 February 2024, 10am - 1pm (online)
Got a brilliant idea but need help to turn it into a great charitable project? This online workshop is for individuals, new groups, or established community groups seeking a refresher based in the boroughs of Croydon, Kingston or Richmond. Work through project ideas, consider what type of organisation you want to be and how you might operate. Find out more and book here.
The majority of our courses are fully subsidised for voluntary and community sector organisations delivering services to local communities in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames.
Please read our Training Booking Terms and Conditions (Sep 2018) before registering for any of our sessions.
Bespoke training is often more cost effective if you need to train three or more people. We can deliver our standard courses at a location and time to suit your organisation or we can design a session to your specific needs. Contact us to discuss your needs.
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