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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 

November

Does ‘Poverty Porn’ undermine the Welfare State?

6 November 2014 17:00 - 20:00

Z-Arts, 335 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5ZA

This event, co-hosted by Social Action & Research Foundation (SARF) and Dr Kim Allen, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), will focus on the relationship between welfare policy and media representations of poverty. It will be informed by recent debates about so-called 'poverty porn'.

Social Return on Investment training

17 November 2014 - 18 November 2014

Manchester

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 

Talking Out of Turn: Getting Community Voices Heard

20 November 2014 12:30 - 16:30

The Circle. 33, Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW

ARVAC, the Association for Research in the Voluntary & Community Sector (founded 1978), is a membership organisation which focuses on the community sector and community research.  The aim of the Annual AGM and Conference is to showcase and help develop effective and appropriate forms of research in or on community organisations and to encourage and facilitate networking and collaboration between those in the field.

Featured News

20 October 2014

VSNW Conference Presentations

Thanks to everyone who attended the VSNW Conference & AGM on 15th October. Some of the presentations are now available

1 October 2014

Volunteering Fund Success Stories in the North West

Two of the six case studies looking into how voluntary organisations can be sustainable are from Blackburn with Darwen. These provide valuable lessons for thinking about the future direction of the sector in public service delivery.

15 September 2014

Due North: Inquiry on Health Equity for the North

The independent inquiry panel, which included Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive and which was funded by Public Health England, has published its final report

1 September 2014

VCS engagement with Health and Wellbeing Boards

Regional Voices (of which VSNW is a member) has published the full report from the survey conducted earlier this year about how the voluntary and community sector is engaging with health and wellbeing boards

1 September 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. Thanks to Charity Bank for their sponsorship of the conference

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