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. Have questions about any of our courses and want to speak to someone directly about your training needs? Click here



Found 25 events.

Volunteer Training Toolkit: How To Session

Thursday 10th February 2022, 12:30pm - 2pm

Approaching Collaboration (NEW)

Tuesday 15th February 2022 9:30am - 11am

Bereavement in Befriending

Tuesday 15th February 2021 12:45pm - 2:45pm

Reducing Inappropriate Referrals

Thursday 17th February 2022 9:30am - 11am

Safeguarding in Befriending

Monday 21st February 2022, 2pm - 3:30pm

Social Impact: How to Measure

Tuesday 22nd February 2022, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Running a Befriending Service (NEW)

Tuesday 22nd March 2022, 9:15am - 11:45am

Supporting Mental Wellbeing in Befriending Projects

Thursday 24th February 2022 12:30pm - 3pm

Volunteer Retainment (NEW)

Thursday 24th February 2022, 9:30am - 11:15am

Dementia and Befriending

Wednesday 9th March 2022, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Q&A Session: Befriending Projects Supporting Older People

Wednesday 16 March 2022, 12:30PM -13:30PM

Managers Network: Managers check in session

Monday 21 March 2022 12:30-13:30

Safeguarding in Befriending

Tuesday 22nd March 2pm - 3:30pm