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Salford CVS Events & Training

Our training is only available for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Salford, or those with Salford beneficiaries. If you are unsure if you are eligible to attend one of our training sessions please contact us


This ‘Talk Cancer’ session will help you understand how you can reduce your cancer risk; understand the importance of early detection; and be familiar with the three national cancer screening programmes. If you wish to share this vital information with your local community, you can sign up to be a cancer champion and your organisation could also apply to the ‘Answer Cancer’ small grants fund which is designed to create a social...

24 January, 2020 - 10:30
Salford CVS - Training Room


Answer Cancer is a Voluntary Community & Social Enterprise sector-led response to cancer in Greater Manchester. It is the working name of the Greater Manchester Cancer Screening Engagement Programme, a Voluntary Sector partnership working to improve cancer awareness across the region.

What: Two training sessions running consecutively after eachother.

1. Creative Approaches to Community engagement:

This short session aims to equip groups and individuals with practical skills and tips to increase audience participation when carrying out engagements within the wider community. The session covers...

28 January, 2020 - 09:30
Salford CVS - Training Room

Applying for funding is for many organisations an essential yet time consuming task. This course will be looking at applying to trusts and foundations, especially when they say just write a letter and there is no application form and often little in the way of guidance about what they are looking for. What do you put in it? How long should it be?  



29 January, 2020 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

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30 January, 2020 - 09:00
Eccles Gateway

Salford CVS provide a variety of training courses and workshops, to aid trustees in their personal development and in the running of organisations. These courses can be accessed free by any trustee supporting a charity; small community group, voluntary sector organisation, social enterprise or faith group in Salford.

Further information about our next course:

The aim of this course is:


30 January, 2020 - 18:00
Salford CVS Training Room

The course we deliver is a Basic Awareness Course and is in line with the competencies for Alerters/Level One as defined in the Salford All Agency Safeguarding Adults Competency Framework.

We have recently reviewed the course and it now includes an exercise on the combined Safeguarding Standards for the Community and Voluntary Sector.

The Course Aims

  • To give workers in the voluntary and community sector a basic yet effective awareness of how to adequately safeguard and protect  adults

Learning Outcomes

  • Learners will ...
  • Increase...
3 February, 2020 - 09:30
Langworthy Cornerstone
VOCAL Community Safety SCC

Come along and get inspired!

This event showcases the amazing range of activities throughout Salford that raise hate crime awareness.

We will be ...

5 February, 2020 - 13:00
Beacon Centre

In addition to Child Protection and Safeguarding the course will explore the links between Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding.

This course will help you to

  • Understand definitions of abuse and child protection, as well as signs and symptoms
  • Know how to make a child protection referral
  • Understand your responsibilities as a voluntary/community group
  • Understand the responsibilities of other agencies in Salford
  • Look at the Salford Safeguarding Standards and relate them to the activities of your voluntary/ community group

Who should...

11 February, 2020 - 09:30
Salford Lads' Club

Applying for funding is for many organisations an essential yet time consuming task. with so many guidelines and questions how do you navigate your way through it all?

In this practical session you will be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence of how to write a good funding bid.


To improve confidence and skills in completing a funding application


12 February, 2020 - 10:00
Salford CVS Training Room

Our organisations face tough times – increased demand, declining budgets, competition and being expected to do more with less. This practical day looks at how organisations can plan and think strategically and plan ahead in tough and fast changing times.


1. To introduce a process whereby organisations can develop useful strategies in tough times.

2. To develop skills in...

19 February, 2020 - 09:30
Salford CVS Training Room

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
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5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

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Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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