Other training/workshops

A one day course looking at how to challenge decisions, up to First Tier Tribunal level. By the end of the course participants should be able to:

Thursday, 11 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 16:30

A free training evening exploring the transitions that young people navigate in adolescence. How might we support them as they grow in their understanding of who they are?

VolTrain is a partnership between several organisations, including Bristol City Council, to equip, resource and train volunteer youth workers in the Bristol area. It is open to all volunteer youth workers across both statutory and voluntary sectors and is completely free. Paid workers may also attend if they are accompanying volunteers.


Monday, 8 May, 2017 -
19:30 to 21:30

As welfare reform continues at pace this one-day course gives you an update both on planned legislative changes and developing caselaw, as well as tactical advice for managing the system.

This course covers –

Friday, 5 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 16:30

This half day free training course has been developed by Women’s Aid working in partnership with Bristol City Council, Pubic Health and Bristol Zero Tolerance.

The in-depth training follows on from any initial and introductory training sessions for businesses and is aimed at Workplace Champions to further raise awareness of domestic abuse and workplace issues, thus offering those who experience domestic abuse at home, a safer, more supportive and better response in their workplace.

Tuesday, 2 May, 2017 -
10:00 to 16:00


Leading UK property advice charity The Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this property workshop in partnership with Voscur and Simmons & Simmons as part of the National Programme for Property Education.

This free workshop is for trustees and staff of small voluntary organisations whether owning or renting premises. Lunch is provided.

Tuesday, 7 February, 2017 -
10:00 to 15:30

You are invited to join this brilliantly practical workshop designed specifically for VCS organisations to understand how and where effective marketing can maximise efforts in fundraising, supporter communications, and finding and keeping volunteers.

Multi-award winning author and speaker, Bryony Thomas, will be running this hands-on session using the Thirteen Touchpoint Leaks™ tool from her best-selling book, Watertight Marketing. This approach has been tried and tested across thousands of UK businesses, and is now being powerfully adapted for the Third Sector.

Tuesday, 31 January, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

If you haven’t heard about Local Charities Day, it’s an initiative from the Office for Civil Society within Department of Culture Media and Sport and is taking place on 16 December this year.

Wednesday, 7 December, 2016 -
09:30 to 16:30
Thursday, 9 March, 2017 -
10:00 to 16:15

Many of the complex challenges we face are really urgent: from climate change to fuel poverty, we need action yesterday. But in our haste many are left behind and the decisions we make are poorer for it. After all, how can we create a world that works for everyone if we don't include everyone in building it? In this interactive workshop we will explore how to encourage deep listening and meaningful participation in meetings, and how to facilitate decision making to ensure everyone's voices are heard.

Saturday, 19 November, 2016 -
10:00 to 17:00

If you are a staff member or volunteer offering advice, support or information to people in financial hardship, join us for a three hour workshop and learn how to use:

  • The Turn2us Benefits Calculator
  • Grants Search tool
  • and our website to access other information including how Universal Credit might affect your service users

With these easy to use web tools you will be able to help them find access to benefits, grants and other forms of financial help.

Wednesday, 7 December, 2016 -
13:30 to 16:30


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