Upcoming Events

October 2019

Measuring the Impact of Volunteering

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:00

Funded by ERVIC for Voscur members, this session will provide an overview of the impact of volunteering and ways in which we can measure it.

This course will:

  • Describe why measuring the...
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November 2019

Inspiring Change

Tuesday, 5 November, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:30

The course will draw on a range of approaches to leadership  & change and enable participants to see how they can work within their organsation to lead from the front and inspire others to look for and adapt new ways of working.

This course will cover:

  • An overview of...
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Introduction to Twitter

Thursday, 7 November, 2019 -
12:00 to 14:00

Twitter is an important social media platform for any voluntary organisation, community group or social enterprise.

You may not have used Twitter before, or maybe you have a personal account...

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Social Value Briefing

Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 -
12:00 to 14:00

Come along to this briefing to update your knowledge of social value and how it's used in commissioning in Bristol. This briefing session will be followed by a practical session on measuring and evidencing social value in commissioning - this will be running early 2020 (...

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Building your Local Network

Wednesday, 13 November, 2019 -
10:00 to 12:30

Widening the base and awareness of your organisation is crucial to its success – whether in finding partner organisations, connecting up services for beneficiaries or for widening and deepening your understanding of the community you serve....

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Being an Even Better Board Member

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 -
18:00 to 20:30

Looking at the range of responsibilities Board Members have in an organisation and building on the 'Being a Good Board Member' session, this course focuses beyond legal obligations and into best practice. Topics...

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Risky Business

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019 -
10:00 to 16:00

This course is about understanding how to balance risk and innovation to ensure that your organisation can adapt to new circumstances and those of its beneficiaries within a complex landscape for the VCSE sector.

What will you learn:

  • An overview of the landscape for...
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December 2019

Advanced Bid Writing and Tendering

Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:30

In this workshop we’ll be looking at the skills and resources you will need if you are exploring the possibility of making bids for major grants or tenders. We’ll see how you can find and assess major opportunities, build the team and plan the process you’ll need to go through before you can...

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Setting up as a CIC

Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 -
12:30 to 14:00

Becoming a Community Interest Company (CIC) is an exciting step forward for groups or organisations that want to be a business and have social impact. However, you will need to think about some key issues first, to make sure you're doing the right thing for you and your social enterprise.

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January 2020

Being a Good Board Member

Thursday, 16 January, 2020 -
18:00 to 20:30

This course provides basic information and understanding for new trustees or those who want to refresh their understanding, of what a trustee is, their legal obligations and their role and responsibilities within an organisation....

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