Training

We support the development of a strong, effective and diverse voluntary and community sector and offer training to help organisations develop staff and meet objectives. For more information on our training visit our Training and Skills page.

Opportunities through the Social Innovation Programme

16 Oct 2017Sandra Bailie undefinedskills, Social innovation, techies in residence, Training, workshop

The Social Innovation workshops provide a great opportunity for an overview of what is on offer through Phase 2 of the Social Innovation Programme, as well as to discuss innovation and practice the design thinking process. 

Employment Life-cycle Training Series 2018

20 Jul 2017Training and skills, HRHR, Training, Employing People

NICVA and Sector Matters are pleased to offer this popular Employment Life-cycle series of training again this year. The four training sessions guide you through the critical elements of the employment relationship.

Communicating Impact

19 Jun 2017Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, impact, communications, Social Media, interviews, videos

How can you effectively communicate the difference that you make? You collect information about the impact you make and analyse it, but sometimes it is a challenge to communicate it well to all your audiences.

New development opportunities

3 May 2017Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, accreditation, courses, development

The development of our staff and volunteers is key to the success of our organisations and providing effective services. Those that participate on our programmes tell us that the skills and confidence gained make a real difference.

Would you like NICVA to deliver free research training to organisations you support?

20 Mar 2017Rachel Shannon RISPResearch, Training

The NICVA research team are going on the road to deliver free research training to the voluntary and community sector. If you would like the team to deliver this training to organisations you support please get in touch.

Support for social innovation

6 Dec 2016Sandra Bailie Training and skillsSocial innovation, Training, skills, Social Enterprise

NICVA has been working with Social Innovation NI to deliver 8 workshops throughout Northern Ireland  to introduce people to social innovation and the support that is available through The Social Innovation NI Programme.

NICVA in action in Volunteers' Week

3 Jun 2016Roisin Kelly Reaching Out: Connecting Older People, Training and skillsTraining, volunteers

In this Volunteers' Week we celebrated the success of NIAMH Volunteers and staff from the Living Well, Living Longer project who recently took part in NICVA's Management of Volunteers course.

And our survey says... - how we are responding to your needs

20 Apr 2016Sandra Bailie Training and skillsskills, viewfinder, Research, management, leadership, Training

In February and March NICVA surveyed our members to ask what their development needs were in a range of areas. We had a great response rate of 19.3% (1,209 people responded).

Viewfinder 18 Results

18 Mar 2016Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, skills, development, Viewfinder (Research), Research

Thanks to all of our members who completed the Viewfinder survey. We were delighted to have such a great response rate of 19.3% (it was sent to 6,241 staff in member organisations and 1,209 responded).

NICVA webinars free to members

18 Mar 2016Sandra Bailie Training and skillsTraining, webinars

NICVA members now benefit from access to FREE webinars on a variety of different subjects. This new series of lunchtime webinars provides accessible and cost-effective training for staff, volunteers and board members.