Upcoming Training & Events
We have some exciting training courses, learning opportunities and networking events coming up for community organisations to take part in. Our training and events aim to ensure that the local community are kept up to date with all the latest information, so why not check out our Training & Events calendar here: Training & Events. Alternatively, please scroll down to find out more about some of our featured events coming up.
As part of our Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership, this upcoming network is an opportunity for groups and organisations which encourage and provide activities for communities within the area to network. With the growing interest concerning Culture & Community Activities in the local area, it’s important that local groups have the chance to come together and discuss the needs amongst the local community. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Tuesday 13 September 2022 12:00 – 14:00
Become a Dragonfly Champion with this training aimed at increasing awareness of what domestic abuse is and understanding how you can help. This training session will be ran by Paragon here at our Orchard building, and involves supporting victims of domestic abuse, engaging in communities, and raising awareness of domestic abuse. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Thursday, 22 September 2022 11:00 – 15:00.
We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a 2-day celebration at The Orchard, White Hart Lane, Basingstoke RG21 4AF on Thursday 29 September & Friday 30 September 2022 to celebrate the Orchard’s 20th Anniversary. This is a chance to meet the different charities that work in the local area. This celebration will also be open to anyone and everyone! Those that may wish to find out more about the different charities offering services in Basingstoke, come along. The second day of the 2-day celebration will be a Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 30th September that will begin at 10:00am up until early afternoon. To find out more, please CLICK HERE. No sign up required to attend.
As part of our Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership, our Diversity & Inclusion Network is committed to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, with the aim of bringing people together, as well as organisations supporting diversity and inclusion to come together and discuss the current needs in the area. How are you supporting the needs around diversity & inclusion in the area? Join our upcoming network meeting and let us know. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Tuesday 18 October 2022 12:00 – 14:00
This session is designed for those that help manage volunteers, this network provides a valuable opportunity to learn best practice in volunteer management and to network and share experiences and issues with peers from other groups or organisations. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Tuesday 25th October 12:00-14:00
The course is the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work. The certificate lasts for 3 years and is suitable for anyone who works in an ordinary business setting i.e. office, shop etc. For insurance purposes and Health and Safety this is the minimum requirement. Costs starting at £75 per person. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Thursday 27 October 2022 9:30 – 16:30
This is an opportunity to hear from the Hampshire Safeguarding Adults Board covering key aspects of the new Safeguarding Concerns guidance. During the interactive safeguarding briefing session, our guest speaker Alison will outline the key aspects of the new Safeguarding Concerns guidance. The session will ensure there are plenty of opportunities for attendees to ask questions and engage in small group discussion. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Wednesday 2 November 2022 11:00 – 12:00
The Children, Young People and Families network is comprised of a range of local organisations working together to improve outcomes for children, young people, and families throughout the borough. This network aims to provide an opportunity for groups and organisations which encourage support for CYF to network and participate in a community-focused discussion. What are the current needs in the local area? This network will be your chance to come along and find out. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Tuesday 15 November 2022 12:00 – 14:00
Would you know what to do if faced with the urgent need to use a defibrillator? Defibrillator are now common place and understanding how they work and the correct way to use them is essential in a cardiac arrest. This short course covers basic life support and CPR in both adults and children and teaches you the science behind the machine. You will gain skills, knowledge and above all confidence in an emergency. Costs starting at £15. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Wednesday 16 November 2022 13:30 – 15:00.
If you are involved in fundraising join us for a session to network and share good practice around funding. The network provides an opportunity to learn best practice in funding and fundraising, network and share experiences and issues with peers from other organisations. Please CLICK HERE to sign up. DATE: Wednesday 23 November 2022 17:30 – 19:30
Basingstoke Voluntary Action
The Orchard, White Hart Lane, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 4AF
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