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Bolton CVS Voluntary Sector Roadshow



We are delighted to invite you to be part of our Roadshow!





The Voluntary and Community Sector Roadshow is themed around Connecting Community Action in Bolton

Bolton CVS are hosting a range of workshops during the Voluntary Community Sector Roadshow, register your place to find out more about how we can support you to do what you do best!


Get into Volunteering Workshop
Monday 15th March 2021, 1.30pm - 2.30pm, via Zoom, register your place 

Are you interested in volunteering?  Do you have friends and family who are looking into starting their volunteering journey? Come along and learn how to get started!
This session will help you to u
nderstand the essentials for successful volunteering practice and how volunteering has changed in the pandemic.  Listen to the experience of a couple of volunteers who have dedicatedly been volunteering during the pandemic and what their thoughts are on volunteering.  Understand the perspective of a VCSE organisation offering and facilitating volunteering placements/opportunities and have the opportunity to explore next steps in volunteering and how Bolton CVS can support you.


The Mutual Aid Approach
Tuesday 16th March 2021, 11.00am - 12.00pm, via Zoom, register your place

Across the country, people are organising into informal groups of volunteers in response to Covid-19 in order to help people in their local communities. These groups are often called ‘mutual aid groups’. Come and hear from mutual aid groups in Bolton, the fantastic work they have done to support vulnerable people and how visionary members of communities emerged to be a catalyst for the local community. 

Tips on writing a better funding application
Wednesday 17th March 2021, 4.30pm - 6.00pm, via Zoom, register your place
The session aims to help and support groups/organisations understand funding and the priorities set by funders.

Social Value - the way forward 
Thursday 18th March 2021, 10.30am - 12.00pm, via Zoom, register your place  

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 connect with the local community.  Join this webinar to explore what social value challenges and opportunities can be embraced as we seek to discover new ways of operating.