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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.

Relevant
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.

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.
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
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.
Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 10:00am
New to the role of recruiting, supporting and managing volunteers? Join us for an online zoom training session to learn the essentials needed to lead your volunteering team with excellence. Please note, this is the first of 2 sessions.
Thursday, 17 June 2021 - 10:00am
New to the role of recruiting, supporting and managing volunteers? Join us for an online zoom training session to learn the essentials needed to lead your volunteering team with excellence. Please note this is the second of 2 sessions.
Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 1:00pm
Safeguarding is everyone’s business, and it is important that organisations work together to protect people who need help and support. Staff and volunteers in voluntary organisations have a key role to play in ensuring that people accessing their services are protected and kept safe from harm
Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 2:00am
Bolton CVS recognises not everyone will be ready to volunteer straight away. This informal workshop aims to increase the confidence of those thinking about volunteering and to better understand the skills that may be asked of them.
Thursday, 1 July 2021 - 9:30am
This interactive course will enable participants to obtain basic knowledge about safeguarding children and young people and share learning and good practice
Wednesday, 7 July 2021 - 10:30am
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, 12 July 2021 - 1:30pm
Aim of the course – To support organisations to gain an understanding of their responsibilities regarding data protection and information governance.
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 - 5:30pm
Safeguarding is everyone’s business and effective safeguarding is more than just having a safeguarding policy, particularly in the current climate