Training & Events

Befriending Networks is adapting its training and events to meet the current needs of befriending services in these changing times. Due to restrictions, all training is currently delivered online and there are no scheduled face-to-face training events on our calendar. 


Please scroll down for our list of currently planned training events as well as training categories. When making bookings, please make sure and fill out the participant section or you will not receive the necessary information for the event. If you have any questions, you can contact our learning and development team. 




Found 20 events.

Communicating and Engaging Volunteers with Policies and Procedures

Access Thursday 13th May > Online webinar Friday 14th May 2021, 10am - 11:30am

Bereavement in Befriending

Access Monday 17th May > Wednesday 19th May 1pm - 2:30pm

Dementia and Befriending

Access Monday 17th May > Webinar Friday 21st May 11am-12:30pm

How to get the most out of the volunteer training toolkit

Workshop Thursday 20th May 11am - 12:30pm

Reducing Inappropriate Referrals

Monday 24th May > Wednesday 26th May 2021, Webinar 11am - 12:30pm

Q&A Session: Learning from Lockdown

12:30-13:30 Wednesday 26 May 2021

Q&A Session: Celebrating Volunteers' Week

12:30-13:30 Wednesday 2 June 2021

Safeguarding Policy feedback course JUNE

8th June 2021 > 25th June 2021

Safeguarding in Befriending JUNE am

Access 9th June - Webinar: 15th June 2021 11:00-12:30

Mental Health Awareness in Befriending

Course Access Monday 14th June > Webinar Friday 18th June 11am - 12:30pm

Boundaries: Establishing the importance of professional boundaries throughout the project

Monday 14th June > Thursday 24th June 2021, Webinar 10am - 12noon

Safeguarding in Befriending JUNE pm

Access 16th June - Webinar 22nd June 2021 14:00-15:30

Social Impact: How to Measure

Thursday 8th July, Webinar 10am - 1pm

Management and Leadership in Befriending Projects

Monday 9th August > Thursday 9th September 2021