After the passing of new legislation regarding radicalisation and extremism, Voscur will be offering training in response to increasing concerns about the Prevent Duties imposed by the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 -
09:30 to 12:30


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?

Thursday, 18 May, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

This session will provide an overview of what needs to be in an adult safeguarding policy and how you can make this a live and useful document for your organisation. Ideal for creating an adult safeguarding policy or reviewing your existing one.

Tuesday, 9 May, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:30


What the sector would like to see: key priorities and actions for meeting the needs of children, young people and families.

You are invited to the next meeting of the network.  The Mayor, Marvin Rees, has said that he wants to understand the sector’s priorities and suggestions.  He will attend this meeting to participate in our discussion.

Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 -
10:00 to 12:00

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

The aim of this course is to support practitioners and managers working in (often non-clinical) children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing settings to understand outcomes focused practice and why it is important for their organisation. Participants will understand the benefits of implementing an outcomes approach and how this could be developed at their organisation. Part of the session will cover practical aspects of choosing and using outcome and feedback measures. Participants will also be aware of the types of CORC support available and how to access this support.

Wednesday, 24 May, 2017 -
13:00 to 15:00

Many organisations have submitted collaborative applications and their Memorandum of Understanding. If grant-funded, collaborations will need to develop formal collaboration agreements. This session will cover principles and the use of standard templates and will help collaborations go on to develop their formal agreements.

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Wednesday, 8 March, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00

Develop and improve your volunteer programme by learning to use simple adaptable tools and methods that will demonstrate to your volunteers, your funders, your service users and the wider community the impact of volunteering.  This course will equip you to gather evidence which can be used to support funding applications, attract new volunteers and capture the value of volunteering within and beyond your organisation.

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 -
09:30 to 15:30

The Bristol Impact Fund will require effective monitoring of project outcomes and their contribution to the Prospectus impacts. In some cases, there will be a need to establish processes and baselines in the early stages. This session will cover principles of good monitoring and methodologies.

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Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 -
10:00 to 13:00


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


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