Salford CVS Events & Training


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Salford CVS Events & Training

Our training is only available for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Salford, or those with Salford beneficiaries. If you are unsure if you are eligible to attend one of our training sessions please contact us

adult safeguarding

The course we deliver is a Basic Awareness Course and is in line with the competencies for Alerters/Level One as defined in the Salford All Agency Safeguarding Adults Competency Framework.

We have recently reviewed the course and it now includes an exercise on the combined Safeguarding Standards for the Community and Voluntary Sector.

The Course Aims

  • To give workers in the voluntary and community sector a basic yet effective awareness of how to adequately safeguard and protect  adults


25 March, 2019 - 09:00
St Sebastian's Community Centre

child safeguarding

In addition to Child Protection and Safeguarding the course will explore the links between Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding.

This course will help you to

  • Understand definitions of abuse and child protection, as well as signs and symptoms
  • Know how to make a child protection referral
  • Understand your responsibilities as a voluntary/community group
  • Understand the responsibilities of other agencies in Salford
  • Look at the Salford Safeguarding Standards and relate them to the activities of your...
26 March, 2019 - 09:30
Helly Hansen Watersports Centre

Do you need to set a budget for your organisation but don’t know where to start? The course is for small organisations who need to set a budget for an organisation or project.

We will look at:

  • What is a budget and why organisations need them
  • Different types of budgets
  • Creating income & expenditure and cash flow budgets
  • Responsibilities for budgets
  • Reviewing and amending budgets

Aims: To provide participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to enable them to create budgets

Learning Outcomes: All participants at the end of the course will know...

26 March, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

Are you up to date on Volunteering and the Law?


If you manage volunteers and would like to find out more about the law and good practice as it affects volunteering, book on to our 1-day Volunteering and the Law course. The course will include information on:

  • Employees and volunteers - understanding the difference
  • Remuneration and the National Minimum Wage
  • Reimbursement of expenses
  • Volunteer agreements
  • Recruitment and vetting
  • Equality and diversity
  • Health and Safety...
27 March, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room


patient experience

Patient Experience

Throughout the life course patient information is not joined up, and seldom do departments have the information or whole picture of a patient’s needs...

9 April, 2019 - 14:00
Humphrey Booth Lecture Theatre 1

Monitoring and Evaluation

A basic run through of the methods of monitoring and evaluation. 

Why we need to do it and how to choose the right method for you. Suitable for people who have no knowledge of monitoring and evaluation.

24 April, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room


This workshop will focus on the Children in Need grants. BBC Children in Need awards grants each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.


To improve your chances of getting a Children in Need  grant

Learning Outcomes

By attending this session participants will:

  • Identify if they meet the criteria for the grant
  • Understand what the funder is looking for
  • Understand what is needed to fill in the form
10 May, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room


We will look at how to tell a compelling story of the difference your project has made. 

The workshop will look at the language, methods of communication and monitoring and evaluation.

15 May, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

VCSE conference

Radical Roots to Practical Action

This year our Salford VCSE Conference is being held on Thursday 23rd May 2019 at the AJ Bell Stadium.

We will be exploring the theme of 'Radical Roots to Practical Action'.

We're thrilled to be joined by:

  • Kathy Evans, CEO, Children England
  • Nathan Yeowell, Head of Policy, NPC
  • Voices from the VCSE sector in Salford

There will also be an...

23 May, 2019 - 09:00
AJ Bell Stadium

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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