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Welcome to the Stronger Together Training Programme

We offer a range of specialist training courses designed to develop the skills and knowledge of the diverse Voluntary and Community Sector in Bolton. All our courses are tailored in line with what you tell us you need and are designed to be accessible to all levels of staff and volunteers.

High Quality
All our training is delivered by suitably qualified trainers who offer a wealth of experience and up to date knowledge on current issues in their field – this way, you can be confident of a positive learning experience that aims to help your organisation be the best it can be.

We have listened to what you tell us and have designed our specialist courses to meet the challenges of the sector. We believe in utilising the skills and knowledge that already exist within voluntary and community organisations in Bolton and where appropriate, will offer training delivered by our member organisations.

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 - 6:00pm
So much has changed and is changing across all sectors and there are still many unknowns as we look to the future. However, there is a growing consensus that this is just the right time to do something different, to make every effort to ‘Build Back Better (Greener, Cleaner, Fairer)? Join this webinar to explore what social value challenges and opportunities can...
Monday, 17 May 2021 - 6:00pm
How can your organisation be strong, safe and sustainable in the post pandemic world. We have developed a user friendly health check tool to help you create your own prioritised organisational action plan.
Tuesday, 18 May 2021 - 1:30pm
This network is an opportunity for individuals to connect with others who have a role in the recruitment, management and support of volunteers within their groups/organisations. Its purpose is to help you stay up to date and share good practice (and challenges) around volunteer management practice. Each meeting features input from other practitioners on their...
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 10:00am
Please note the change in time for this Forum.
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 - 11:00am
Leading UK property advice charity, the Ethical Property Foundation is delighted to offer this FREE property webinar for voluntary organisations in partnership with Bolton CVS
Thursday, 20 May 2021 - 11:00am
We have developed a Volunteer Passport scheme, supported by Bolton CVS which will provide potential volunteers with a suite of basic training sessions. The Volunteer Passport will demonstrate that individuals are ‘volunteer-ready’ to move into a wide range of volunteering opportunities within the sector in Bolton.
Tuesday, 25 May 2021 - 4:30pm
Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 10:00am
This session aims to explain the basics of legal structures and the importance of understanding which is the right one for your organisation,
Friday, 28 May 2021 - 11:00am
A chance for trustees and members of management committees to meet, share knowledge, information and raise issues for discussion
Thursday, 3 June 2021 - 10:30am
Are you involved in the relief of poverty in Bolton? Is the organisation that you work with bringing help to those in our communities who are experiencing the effects of poverty? Do you need to be able to evidence the need that you are addressing? If the answer to any of these questions is 'yes', then this webinar is just for you.
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 - 11:30am
We currently deliver Volunteering Information Sessions specifically for groups who might have additional challenges when finding volunteering opportunities. This is a free session for anyone who may be interested in volunteering. Volunteering opportunities have changed in the past year and we are keen to connect with volunteers who have traditionally had...
Wednesday, 9 June 2021 - 10:30am
As COVID restrictions are lifted we will need to look back in order to plan forward. It is vital that we collect the data and evidence that will support key forward decision making as well as building confidence with our potential funders.