Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation

External Events (list provided by GMCVO)

Creating winning bids: a business development session for the VCSE sector

An informative session with The Growth Company’s business development leaders and learn how to produce high-scoring bids and tenders that will win your organisation business.

Thursday, 20 December 2018

The Disciplinary Process,The Right Way

A closer look at the disciplinary process...

This course is ideal for managers who have authority to act in disciplinary matters.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

North West Time to Change Champions Campaign Meeting

Time to Change is a growing movement changing the way people think and act about mental health.

This event will be a great opportunity to…

Thursday, 6 December 2018

The Inquiry into Care at Home: Sharing the Recommendations

 “What would it take to help people to have a good life at home for as long as they choose?"

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Art Addiction & Recoverism: Half Day Conference

Art & Social Change: A Path to Recovery - an ERASMUS Plus, (EU) funded project is an innovative arts based training programme aiming to support the delivery of better quality services for recov

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance - Diversity Group

The GM Food Poverty Alliance is developing a Food Poverty Action Plan for our city region, and they now have a first draft almost ready for feedback.

Friday, 16 November 2018

North West Time to Change Champions Campaign Meeting

Time to Change is a growing movement of people changing the way we all think and act about mental health.

This event will be a great opportunity to:

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Using arts activities to explore issue-based work with young people

This hands on and practical training session will give you a variety of skills relating to a wide range of arts activities tackling a variety of issues for young people.

Thursday, 6 December 2018

Cardiovascular Health Awareness Workshop

Cardiovascular related diseases are the most common cause of disability and death in the United Kingdom.

Saturday, 24 November 2018

Understanding Coercive and Controlling Behaviour in Intimate Relationships

This course is aimed at practitioners who work with couples and their relationships, CPD certificates provided.

Course content: 

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Safeguarding with School-Home Support

Keeping vulnerable children safe is a priority for all of us, but we know school time and resources are tight.

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Safeguarding with School-Home Support

Keeping vulnerable children safe is a priority for all of us, but we know school time and resources are tight.

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Improving Your Monitoring and Evaluation

This training course enables participants to recognise and introduce good Monitoring and Evaluation practices into their organisation
Participants will learn:

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Domestic Abuse - Why Coercive Control Matters Conference

Independent Choices Greater Manchester are hosting a conference in celebration of their 40th anniversary.

Monday, 26 November 2018

Advancing Equality Across GM Roadshow

Share Your Views about Addressing Health and Social Inequality across Oldham, Bury, Tameside and Rochdale

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

The Mental Health Implications of Child Abuse on African Children

This workshop will focus on the mental health impact of child abuse and exploitation linked to cultural and religious practices amongst Black African children and repairing the damage of abuse on m

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Crisis Care Pathway Network Engagement Events

Come along to one of the following drop-in events for an overview of the pathway followed by a question and answer session:

Date: Tuesday 6th November 2018

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Working With LGBT+ Young People Of Faith

This training session is designed around our new resource Faith In Yourself, a collection of stories, advice and information from and for LGBT+ young people of faith.

Thursday, 1 November 2018

Voices of Survivors Report Launch Event

Join Voices of Survivors  for the launch of their report!

This event will begin with lunch at 12:30 and will showcase the findings of VOS' research!

Friday, 9 November 2018

Creative Self Care Course

Professionals providing support to others sometimes find it difficult to switch off resulting in what is called ‘secondary traumatic stress’.

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Being an Effective Chair

Are you Chair of a small charity? Are you looking to be more effective in your role?

Thursday, 8 November 2018

Central District Early Help Partnership Event

A ‘genuinely exciting opportunity’, for partner agencies working in the district, to gain insight, advice and guidance from specialist Managers and practitioners in the areas of;

Thursday, 22 November 2018

FiLia Feminist Conference 2018

 FiLia’s annual conference (previously known as the Feminism in London conference) is at the heart of their work promoting equality and diversity, human rights, and the arts.

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Hate Crime Awareness Celebration and Grant Launch Event

This event will provide an opportunity to find out more about the new Hate Crime Awareness Grants Programme and the types of projects the grant aims to fund.

Friday, 19 October 2018

Online safety for children in faith-based organisations and minority ethnic communities: learning event

This free learning event, organised by the NSPCC for those with a role in safeguarding children within a faith-based or black and minority ethnic (BME) organisation, takes place on 06 November 2018

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

National Citizen Service (NCS) Webinar for Potential Partners

 The Growth Company is hosting a webinar on Monday 8th October 2018 in relation to the National Citizen Service opportunity to:

Monday, 8 October 2018

Filling the vacuum – the need for local child poverty strategies

 There is currently a sizeable policy vacuum in respect of tackling family poverty in the UK. The UK government no longer has a child poverty strategy in place.

Friday, 26 October 2018

Fulfilling the legacy of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report – twenty years on

Almost twenty years on from the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Report, the under-reporting of hate crime continues to remain a problem across England and Wales.

Tuesday, 16 October 2018
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