Training & Events

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Found 34 events.

Recruiting Befrienders: How to target and select your dream team

Monday 15th August - Tuesday 30th August 2022

Managers Network: Measuring Impact

Monday 22nd August 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Safeguarding in Befriending

Tuesday 23rd August, 11:00am to 12:30pm

Q&A Session: Befriending Projects Supporting Older People

Wednesday 24th August 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Bereavement in Befriending

Wednesday 31st August 2022, 11am - 1:30pm

Social Impact: How to Measure

Thursday 1st September 2022, 9:30AM - 12PM

Q&A Session: Getting the most out of your Membership

Wednesday 7th September 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Q&A Session: Impact of Cost of Living for Befriending Services

Wednesday 14th September 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Running a Befriending Service

Tuesday 20th September 2022, 12:30pm - 3pm

Managers Network: Funding Sources and Challenges

Monday 26th September 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Q&A Session: National Lottery Community Fund's strategy renewal

Tuesday 27th September 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Q&A Session: Getting the Most Out of Your Membership

Tuesday 18th October, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Volunteer Training Toolkit: How to Session

Thursday 27th October, 10am -11.30am

Running a Befriending Service

Thursday 3rd November, 12:30pm - 3pm

Research in the Field: Community and Connection

Tuesday 8th November, 9:30am- 12:15pm

Volunteer Retainment

Wednesday 9th November, 10am -12noon

Research In The Field: Wellbeing

Thursday 10th November, 9:30am - 12:15pm

Alternative Funding: Knowing Your Options

Wednesday 16th November, 11:30 - 12:30pm