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

Events and Training

Forthcoming events in the North West 

July

Introduction to Writing Grant Applications

30 July 2014 10:00 - 13:00

CVS Cheshire East, 11 Hope Street, Sandbach, CW11 1BA

This free CVS Cheshire East introductory session is aimed at voluntary sector organisations who are new to writing grant applications and funding bids or have not applied for sometime and would like a refresher

August

European Funding 2014-20 Information Event

1 August 2014 10:30 - 14:30

Liverpool CVS, 151 Dale Street, Liverpool, L2 2AH

Network for Europe is holding an information event on the new European Social Fund and European Regional Development Fund programmes for VCSE organisations

Social Return on Investment Practitioner Training

4 August 2014 - 5 August 2014

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

September

Managing a Community Building

3 September 2014 10:00 - 16:00

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

This GMCVO course is aimed at staff, volunteers and trustees who manage or have responsibility for community centres or buildings or other community facilities. It is also suitable for those considering taking on a building and wishing to gain an overview of the issues this raises.

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

17 September 2014 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

Using Counselling Skills – a taster course

19 September 2014 10:00 - 16:00

The Counselling & Family Centre, 40 Mayors Road, Altrincham WA15 9RB

This course, organised by The Counselling & Family Centre, is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about counselling skills and supporting others more effectively

October

NAVCA 2014 Chief Officers' Residential Event

15 October 2014 - 16 October 2014

Park Inn, 4 Cheetham Hill Rd, Manchester M4 4EW

NAVCA's Chief Officers' Residential Event (CORE) gives their members' chief officers the necessary ideas, tools and energy that are needed to shape the future - not only for the organisations they work in but also for the local groups they work with.

Featured News

21 July 2014

VSNW welcomes new BLF funding to open doors to Europe

The Big Lottery Fund will be making £630,000 available in programme development funding for voluntary organisations across England to raise awareness of the funding opportunities available through the European Social Fund (ESF)

21 July 2014

Promoting Use of Grants to CCG's - call for case studies

Regional Voices is working with NHS England on a bite-sized guide to grants for Clinicial Commissioning Groups

8 July 2014

'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 2014

'A Day in the Life' is a free work shadowing initiative that provides a unique opportunity for staff in government and voluntary organisations to step into each other's shoes for a day and learn about how the other sector operates

8 July 2014

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Compact Awards

The Compact Awards highlight outstanding examples of partnership work between voluntary and community organisations and the statutory sector and recognise achievement as a result of the Compact way of working.

8 July 2014

Book your place at the VSNW Conference and AGM 2014

Please join us on 15th October for an interesting day of debate and discussion on the latest issues affecting the voluntary and community sector in the North West. The day will include a series of workshops and two great keynote speakers

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