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

This course will include an introduction to the general roles and responsibilities of a committee;

  • responsibilities of the Chair Person
  • responsibilities of the Treasurer
  • responsibilities of the Secretary
  • Fundraising / applying for funding
  • Involving the community/ communicating your message


20 June, 2019 - 18:00
Salford CVS Training Room


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.

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

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 voluntary/ community group

Who should attend?

6 July, 2019 - 09:30
St Sebastian's Community Centre

Applying for funding is for many organisations an essential yet time consuming task. with so many guidelines and questions how do you navigate your way through it all?

In this practical session you will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence of how to write a good funding bid.


To improve confidence and skills in completing a funding application


9 July, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

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

Learning Outcomes

  • Learners will ......
10 July, 2019 - 09:30
Salford Lads' Club


The next: VOCAL; Wellbeing, Health and Social Care Forum takes place on the 16th July at St Sebastian’s Community Centre from 10 am – 12 noon, focusing on:

Salford Together programmes update:

  • Enhanced Care
  • Care Navigation
  • Neighbourhood Boards/ Forums
  • SPCT
  • Urgent...
16 July, 2019 - 10:00
St Sebastian's Community Centre

This workshop will focus on the Awards For All Grant. This grant is for smaller organisations and grants are for between £300 and £10,000. The session will go through the funding criteria and the application form looking at how you can maximise your chances of getting this grant.


To improve your chances of getting an Awards For All  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...
17 July, 2019 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

Salford CVS provide a variety of training courses and workshops, to aid trustees in their personal development and in the running of organisations. These courses can be accessed free by any trustee supporting a charity; small community group, voluntary sector organisation, social enterprise or faith group in Salford.

Further information about our next course:

The aim of this course is:


18 July, 2019 - 18:00
Salford CVS Training Room

Committee Member Training
This course will include an introduction to the general roles and responsibilities of a committee;

  • ...
22 August, 2019 - 18:00
Salford CVS Training Room

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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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