Effective, interactive, lunchtime training for your group.

Do you struggle to find time for training?

Are there gaps in your team’s knowledge of:

  • Organisational Structures
  • Funding and Finance
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Marketing and Publicity?


Wednesday, 29 January, 2014 -
12:00 to 14:00

If volunteers have a good volunteering experience and get the support they need, they’re more likely to be satisfied in their role and be keen to stay and develop further. This course supports volunteer managers to get the best out of their volunteers by putting key principles into practice.

This session will cover:

·         The importance of induction

·         Other ways of supporting volunteers

·         Supervision

·         Why people stop volunteering

·         Recognition

·         Action planning

Thursday, 16 January, 2014 -
09:30 to 15:30
This session will cover:
  • Defining the problem and problem solving
  • Effective communication
  • How to avoid problems
  • Setting boundaries
  • Saying goodbye and exit interviews

Who's it for? This course is for anyone who manages volunteers as part of their role.

Thursday, 21 November, 2013 -
09:30 to 15:30
From the abolition of slavery and universal suffrage, to keeping services open and changing local policy, campaigning has been the engine of extraordinary change. But despite an enviable track record of success, it remains widely underused and misunderstood as a tool for change in the third sector.
Tuesday, 19 November, 2013 -
09:30 to 12:30
In the last few years more and more Community Interest Companies (or CICs) have started up.  What are they?  How are they different from other community sector organisations.  What makes them successful?
Wednesday, 9 October, 2013 -
13:30 to 16:00
What is this course about?

This course aims to support anyone writing funding bids for small pots of money, so that bids make it easy for funders to see how the project meets their targets, and hopefully increase your chances of being granted funding.

What does this course cover?

Thursday, 24 October, 2013 -
09:30 to 15:30

Register now for a two day masterclass to build your commercial skills for public service delivery.

The Commercial Masterclass is a two day course providing an excellent opportunity for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to increase its skills towards winning and delivering public sector contracts.

Wednesday, 13 November, 2013 - 09:30 to Thursday, 14 November, 2013 - 16:00
Are you building a social media presence for your organisation? This interactive workshop will encourage you to reflect on the kind of things you share – updates, chitchat, sales pitches? – and help you avoid some of the common pitfalls.
Wednesday, 4 December, 2013 -
09:30 to 12:30

A Quality Mark is not just an expensive badge for your website, but can help transform your services for the better and set your organisation apart from competitors. But which Mark is right for your organisation and what will it cost? This course will cover the key principles that underpin quality, what’s involved in gaining and maintaining a Quality Mark and how to choose between the pros and cons of different quality systems.

Who is the course for?

Thursday, 12 December, 2013 -
09:30 to 15:30
You will hear a short presentation, followed by the chance to discuss your ideas and to hear about what has worked in a range of charitable organisations operating in Bristol. 

There will be time to chat over a cup of tea or coffee. 

There is no fee for this event, but please register to secure your place. 

Tuesday, 3 December, 2013 -
18:30 to 20:30


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