'A civil society is a public space between the state, the market and the ordinary household, in which people can debate and tackle action’. When we act not for profit nor because the law requires us to, but out of love or anger or creativity or principle, we are civil society.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 18 October, 2017 -
16:00 to 17:00
Leaders Connect offers Chief Executives and Senior Leaders from across the South West the opportunity to hear inspirational speakers and be exposed to new ways of thinking and leading. It is also a chance to meet with peers to share experiences, skills and knowledge, and develop new connections.
 
Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 4 October, 2017 -
08:30 to 10:30
The Volunteer Organisers' Forum is used to promote and share best practice for those managing or co-ordinating volunteers.  We currently meet quarterly to discuss a variety of issues relevant to volunteering such as volunteer recruitment, employability, DBS checks, volunteer retention, thank you events, welfare reform impacts, volunteers and the law amongst others.
 
This month we will be covering:
 
Making volunteering inclusive for those with complex needs
 
Myth busting and confidence building
 
Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

 

Calling all citizens, activists, community groups and community workers!

If you want to make a difference in your neighbourhood or are already active and want to network with like-minded people then this event is for you.

There will be space to meet people active in their communities, talk about what you are doing or would like to do and get support.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 20 July, 2017 -
18:00 to 21:00

The Volunteer Organisers' Forum is used to promote and share best practice for those managing or coordinating volunteers.  We currently meet quarterly to discuss a variety of issues relevant to volunteering such as volunteer recruitment, employability, DBS checks, volunteer retention, thank you events, welfare reform impacts, volunteers and the law amongst others.

The session will cover:

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 12 July, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

Are you a charity, social enterprise or organisation that would like to know more about social investment, meet social investors and hear from other organisations that have used social investment to sustain or grow their organisation?

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 14 September, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

 

The West of England Civil Society Partnership is delighted to offer this opportunity for colleagues from across the VCSE sector to meet and hear from the newly elected West of England Mayor Tim Bowles, about his priorities for Transport, Housing, Adult Education and skills. How will the Mayor work in partnership with the sector to ensure that we continue to play a vital role in the West of England?

Places are free but limited so book today and please include your question for Tim on your booking form.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

Free Marketing Development Support

VOSCUR is collaborating with the Media Trust to organise an exciting ‘speedmatching’ event, aimed at introducing local charities* to marketing volunteers who can help them to spread their message and raise their profile.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 6 June, 2017 -
17:30 to 19:30

 

Fund It! is back in 2017 and promises to be bigger and better than ever! 

The funding environment is changing fast and taking time out to think broadly and get a fresh perspective is increasingly important. Fund It! provides that space for local groups across the South West to come together and discuss common problems and creative solutions with experts, peers and with funders themselves.

Join us to:

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 15 June, 2017 -
10:00 to 16:00

 

Are you a charity, social enterprise or organisation that would like to know more about social investment, meet social investors and hear from other organisations that have used social investment to sustain or grow their organisation?

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 18 May, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

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