Salford CVS Events & Training


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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

VOCAL Enviroment

Using nature to nurture good health is not a new idea.  The impact of gardening and caring for animals on our wellbeing is well documented and is often labelled under the banner of “Green Care”.  It includes projects like urban farms, care farms, community gardens and food growing projects.

Come and join us at Incredible Education to hear about the work they are doing, participate in a guided tour of their site and find out more about the work that Salford University has been doing in partnership...

21 August, 2019 - 10:00
Incredible Education

Committee Member Training
This course will include an introduction to the general roles and responsibilities of a committee;

  • ...
22 August, 2019 - 18:00
Salford CVS Training Room

A Greater Manchester VCSE Policy Position Paper Salford consultation event


What’s next for the VCSE sector in GM?

Greater Manchester Devolution Reference group have written a 10 year VCSE Policy Paper for GM and they are now in the process of testing...

2 September, 2019 - 14:00

Salford Stories

Salford CVS invites you to Salford Stories at the Lowry Theatre on Monday 9th September 2019.

Arrival from 1.30pm, the event runs from 2pm to 4.30pm.

You are warmly invited to join us to celebrate and showcase the difference projects funded through the NHS Salford CCG THird Sector Fund has made to the health and wellbeing of local people.

It’s a great...

9 September, 2019 - 13:30
The Lowry


Domestic abuse and the wider issue of violence against women and girls has been a priority both nationally and within Salford.  A number of changes of policy, approaches and systems  have taken place or have been planned. 

Domestic Abuse incidents against women, girls, men and boys notified to all agencies in Salford have increased since 2016 and is a significant link to cases opened by children’s social care. 

Salford Children’s services and the...

10 September, 2019 - 10:00

Do you know your Indices of Multiple Deprivation from your JSNA, if not then this training session might be for you. This workshop will look at the kinds of national and local statistics you might use as evidence of need in a grant application.  


To improve your chances of getting a grant

Learning Outcomes

By attending this session participants will:

  • Have an overview of the types of statistics that are available

How to use these statistics in a grant application


13 September, 2019 - 10:00
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 ......
17 September, 2019 - 09:30
Beacon Centre

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:


19 September, 2019 - 18:00
Salford CVS Training Room

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 attend?

24 September, 2019 - 09:30
Langworthy Cornerstone

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 


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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