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  1. Volunteering and the law

    • 1 day
    • Volunteer management
    • Legal
    What is your legal position as an organisation that involves volunteers? How do you ensure that you are supporting and developing volunteers while avoiding the risk of creating contracts and falling foul of employment law? This course will enable you to understand volunteering and the law in relation to issues such as safeguarding, data protection, health and safety, equality and diversity, insurance, and benefits.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 13 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  2. The skills of effective influencing and engagement

    • 1 day
    • Communications
    • Leadership
    • Collaboration
    • HR
    • Management
    Success in persuading and motivating others relies on our ability to influence and engage. These skills are essential if you want to build strong partnerships, and develop a culture of collaboration and inclusion. This course covers the fundamental principles of influence and engagement, with practical tips and strategies to increase your personal effectiveness when dealing with colleagues, partners and funders.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 16 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  3. How to communicate your impact

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    • Impact
    It is not always easy to understand and communicate what your impact data is telling you. This course will help you to communicate the impact of your work to different audiences and stakeholders. In this course you will learn how to analyse and present different types of data. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to write reports that are well-structured and clearly communicate your impact.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 20 November 2020 09:45 (Good availability)
  4. Measuring impact: for funders, commissioners and grant makers

    • 1 day
    • Impact
    As a funder, grant maker or commissioner you need to be clear about the difference your money is making. This course will help you develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in outcome and impact measurement by thinking about the types of information you need to collect, why and how you might support grantees to better evidence the impact of their work.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 24 November 2020 21:45 (Good availability)
  5. Influencing Parliament

    • 1 day
    • Campaigning and lobbying
    With the election providing a clear result and a stable government majority, many charities will need to understand the various factors shaping this parliament to adapt their lobbying and campaigning tactics. This course draws on NCVO's experience of working with parliament and influencing government.. This course aims to help charities navigate the political environment or refresh their knowledge of parliamentary processes and procedures – essential if your organisation is looking to make an impact in Westminster.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 27 November 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  6. Safeguarding for volunteer managers

    • 1 day
    • Volunteer management
    • HR
    • Legal
    All voluntary organisations have a duty to keep the people they work with safe from harm. The field of safeguarding can feel ever more complex with duties to children, adults and those in contact with the charity, including volunteers. This course introduces the basics of safeguarding specifically within a volunteer managers role. It highlights effective safeguarding practice when working with and supporting volunteers.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 04 December 2020 09:30 (Good availability)
  7. An introduction to chairing a charity

    • 1 day
    • Governance and trustees
    • Leadership
    • Management
    NCVO and Association of Chairs are running this one day course to explore the role of a Chair of trustees. This course will provide you with practical guidance and tools to help you be more effective in your role.
    • Location Icon NCVO Society Building, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
    • Calendar Icon 15 December 2020 09:30 (Good availability)