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Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre

Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

Events and Training

Forthcoming events in the North West 

April

Dementia Friendly Event

22 April 2015 10:30 - 12:30

The Factory Youth Zone, 931 Rochdale Road, Harpurhey, M9 8AE

In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, GMCVO is delivering a series of events that aim to encourage voluntary organisations to become more ‘dementia friendly’. There will also be events in Rochdale, Bolton and Trafford

Devolution: what is the role of the sector in the Greater Manchester region?

22 April 2015 13:00 - 16:00

Central Methodist Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ

This Macc and Voluntary Sector North West event aims to support voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector engagement in the devolution debate

Cumbria Third Sector Network Question Time

23 April 2015 14:00 - 16:00

Rheged, Penrith CA11 ODQ

Have you wondered where the political parties stand on the issues that are important to third sector organisations in Cumbria?

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

24 April 2015 10:00 - 16:00

St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ

This GMCVO course is aimed at managers and team leaders who want to develop and implement strategies that cultivate the workforce in becoming more positive, motivated, optimistic, resilient and happier

Health Commissioning Masterclass

28 April 2015

St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ

Are you concerned about changes to the way in which your services are funded? VSNW is hosting this health commissioning course which will help you to understand the new funding landscape, alongside the opportunity to network with commissioners and similar organisations

Social Return on Investment training

28 April 2015 - 29 April 2015

Liverpool

This training course, organised by the SROI Network, provides a thorough overview of SROI with both a practical introduction and the theoretical basis that underpins Social Return on Investment

Lowering Language Barriers

29 April 2015 10:00 - 16:00

Liverpool Quakers, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

This one day training gives participants strategies and tools for adapting the way they talk and write to people who have English as an additional language

Introduction to Marketing

29 April 2015 10:00 - 13:00

CVS Cheshire East, Ashton House, 1a Gatefield Street, Crewe, CW1 2JP

Effective marketing is essential for any community or voluntary group. Come along to this CVS Cheshire East introductory session on marketing to help you raise the profile of your organisation.

May

Volunteers & The Law

12 May 2015 10:00 - 15:30

11 Hope Street, Sandbach, CW11 1BA

Are you unsure of your legal boundaries when working with volunteers? This CVS Cheshire East full day course provides the essential information and good practice advice to ensure that both you and your volunteers stay on the right side of the law. 

Dementia Research: Impact in Practice

13 May 2015 09:00 - 13:00

Manchester

You are invited to this half day dementia research event hosted by NHS R&D NW in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Society

Coalition for Collaborative Care Regional Meeting

21 May 2015 09:30 - 17:00

Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport

This Coalition for Collaborative Care event will be of interest to everyone who is committed to making person-centred care a reality – whether you work in the NHS, social care or the voluntary sector, or have experience of living with a long-term condition

Featured News

15 April 2015

Let us know your views on social prescribing

Social prescribing has become a key area of the current health agenda and we would like to know your views and experiences

15 April 2015

Liverpool City Region Devolution Event Presentations

VSNW recently supported and spoke at an event in Liverpool to launch VS6, a new partnership of VCFSE organisations, and discuss the role of the sector in devolution in the Liverpool City Region

14 April 2015

Community Economic Development - Grants and Support

The CED programme will offer grants and support to selected communities, to help them produce a well-supported, dynamic and deliverable local economic plan. The closing date for applications is 8th May 2015

14 April 2015

Interim Report of Health and Social Care and the Sector Published

The Department of Health, Public Health England, NHS England and representatives of the sector have been working together to review how the government invests in the sector in their work on health and care. Their interim report has now been published

8 April 2015

2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds

The first call for applications to run projects backed by the European Stuctural and Investment Fund has been issued

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk