CVS Upcoming Training

Due to goverment guidance on COVID-19, we do not currently have any face-to-face training planned; however, we are providing training online via Zoom. See our full training list below.

If you are having difficulty booking on to any of our training courses please contact us or Tel: 01270 763100 with your details.

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We provide a variety of free and low cost training courses on a wide range of subjects to support both staff and volunteers in the Voluntary, Community & Faith sector in Cheshire East. To learn more about each course or to book a place on line, please click on the relevant session link below.

We can also provide high quality, tailored courses to support your organisation at a competitive cost. Please contact our Learning & Development Officer to discuss your requirements.

Each of our CVS training sessions will be marked with one of the below badges as a reference for members working towards GRIPP Assurance or working to a bespoke GRIPP support plan, created following completion of the GRIPP Checklist.

Remotely Recruiting Volunteers - Thursday 4th June 2020 - 10:30am-11:15am - Thu, 04/06/2020 - 10:30

A CVS Cheshire East webinar, led by Mark Smith - Development Officer, to go through ways to recruit volunteers that are working remotely.

First Aid for Mental Health - Virtual Training - Tuesday 9th June - Tue, 09/06/2020 - 09:30

This Ofqual regulated (level 2), one day course covers all of the subjects from the awareness qualification, along with giving learners the knowledge and confidence to assess for warning signs of suicide and self-harm, and have a greater understanding of the support available. Qualifications are valid for 3 years.

Becoming a CIO - Discussion Network - Wednesday 10th June 2020, 2pm-3pm - Wed, 10/06/2020 - 14:00

A free virtual event to discuss becoming a CIO.

Introduction to Trustee Roles and Responsibilities - Webinar - Thursday 18th June 2020 - Thu, 18/06/2020 - 10:00

This free session is aimed at anyone who is considering becoming a Trustee for a charity or community group or new Trustees who would like to learn more. This session will provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of a trustee of a small group or charity.

Getting Ready for Volunteering - Women in Volunteering Webinar - Friday 19th June 2020, 11:00am-12:30pm - Fri, 19/06/2020 - 11:00

This free webinar is part of the Women in Volunteering Project.

Equality and Diversity Webinar - Thursday 25th June 2020 - 10:00am-11:30am - Thu, 25/06/2020 - 10:00

This course is essential for community and voluntary groups to understand the requirements of the 2010 Equality Act and the accompanying ‘Public Sector Equality Duty’ (2011).

Introduction to Grant Applications Webinar - Monday 29th June 2020 - 10:30am-12:00pm - Mon, 29/06/2020 - 10:30

Ideal for community and voluntary organisations who are new to applying for grant funding. This session will take you through the crucial steps you need to take to help you ensure your organisation has the best chance of success with your grant bids.

Introduction to Safeguarding Webinar - Wednesday 1st July 2020 - 2pm-3:30pm - Wed, 01/07/2020 - 14:00

Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. Do your staff, trustees and volunteers understand the basics of safeguarding? This free session will ensure that you understand what your organisation needs to do to keep everyone involved safe.

Remotely Managing Your Volunteers - Webinar - Thursday 9th July, 10:00am-11:30am - Thu, 09/07/2020 - 10:30

A CVS Cheshire East webinar, led by Mark Smith, Development Officer - to go through ways to manage volunteers that are working remotely.

Monitoring and Evaluation Training Webinar - Friday 17th July 2020, 10:00am-11:30am - Fri, 17/07/2020 - 10:00

Monitoring & evaluating are essential for any voluntary or community group. This introductory session will look at the basics of monitoring and evaluating to help you report back to funders and stakeholders.