Voscur Training

This free training aims to raise awareness of domestic abuse and workplace issues, thus offering those who experience gender-based violence, a safer, more supportive and better response in their workplace.

The training gives further knowledge of the effects of domestic abuse on victims and how that can impact on their work. It will also give guidance on developing appropriate policies and procedures and implementing them effectively.

Aimed at all staff to raise awareness of these important issues, but particularly:

Tuesday, 12 September, 2017 -
12:30 to 15:00

Leading UK property advice charity The Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this property workshop in partnership with Voscur as part of the National Programme for Property Education: www.ethicalproperty.org.uk

The half day workshop is followed by a free sandwich lunch and a drop in property advice clinic.

Thursday, 28 September, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

Learn about the benefits of online fundraising with Localgiving and how its West of England regional development programme can help your organisation.

The event will also provide the opportunity for you to meet other charities and community groups facing similar funding issues and take away practical online fundraising solutions you can implement yourself.

Thursday, 20 July, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

This is a practical course that provides learners with essential tools and guidance to manage time effectively in the workplace. You have the opportunity to reflect on and share best practice and discuss the challenges you face in organising yourself and your workload.

What will I learn?

Wednesday, 28 June, 2017 -
09:30 to 15:30

This briefing session is for Bristol community organisations and small businesses. It will include an update on the implementation of Bristol City Council’s Social Value Policy in its first year and what the policy has delivered to date. Participants will find out more about how the council asks bidders to offer social value in tenders and provide the opportunity to discuss their approaches to social value.

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

This one-day interactive course will help you review how your organisation attracts, involves and keeps active volunteers. Drawing on best practice from across the voluntary sector, it will cover how to:

  • Make sure your organisation is ready to involve volunteers
  • Write a successful volunteer recruitment advert
  • Ensure your recruitment process is volunteer-friendly
  • Support, develop and retain your volunteers, including effective supervision techniques
  • Help your organisation to value volunteers.


Tuesday, 27 June, 2017 -
09:30 to 15:30

Too many trustees still fail to understand their duties, and over half the Charity Commission's investigations involve basic failures. Yet in the current climate, strong governance is more important than ever for charities to manage risk and achieve their objectives.

What will I learn?

  • Essential roles, responsibilities and duties of charity trustees
  • How to avoid common mistakes and make being a trustee rewarding

Who is the course for?

Thursday, 8 June, 2017 -
18:00 to 20:30

This interactive training course explains the radicalisation processes from an educational perspective. It supports professionals working with young people to equip them to better understand and answer questions and the social needs of young people who are engaging with extreme ideals. In the training we focus on the following questions:

Wednesday, 10 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 13:30

We will be having a stall in Queen Square, come along and have a chat about our services and some volunteer roles!

We want to know about your hidden talents!

Thursday, 9 June, 2016 -
12:00 to 14:30

Enjoy Breakfast - porridge, pastries, croissant, smoothies, sausage sarnies, fairtrade coffee and tea. 

Proceeds from the Big Breakfast go to Christian Aid. 

Noticeboards advertising a broad range of volunteering opportunities in Hotwells and surrounding area will be on display inside the church hall and (weather permitting) outside. 

Come and take a look over breakfast and see how you can get involved with your community. 

Be inspired, get involved.

Sunday, 5 June, 2016 -
09:30 to 10:30


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