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.

Red Cross COVID 19 Protection and Prevention webinar

6 Apr 2020Sandra Bailie Running your Organisation (COVID19)Training, volunteers, protection

Stephen Donnelly from the International Red Cross presents a webinar on COVID 19 Protection and Prevention.

Online Training with NICVA - what's available?

26 Mar 2020Dawn Love Running your Organisation (COVID19)Training

NICVA Skills and Development team continue to offer training opportunities online for you and your organisation. Keep an eye on our Training Calendar for upcoming sessions.

Ambitious partnerships

9 Mar 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentpartnerships, Training, Fundraising, business

Business in The Community held a Charity and Business Partnership event on 27 February 2020. Jonathan Andrews from Remarkable Partnerships was the speaker and gave us lots of tips on how to develop ambitious partnerships with business.

Faith-based engagement training sessions - early 2020

23 Jan 2020Lynda Gould Faith based engagementFaith Based Engagement, Training, skills development, trustees, cyber security, Fundraising, Social Media

The Department for Communities currently funds a Faith Based Engagement Strand under the Regional Infrastructure Support Programme (RISP) which provides direct support to faith based organisations through a range of seminars and training sessions.

NICVA calls for spring participants for interface-based Transformative Leadership Programme

20 Jan 2020Helen McLaughlin Transformative Leadership Programme, Training and Skills DevelopmentInterface areas, Community Relations, Training, Training courses

Spring dates have now been set for the Transformative Leadership Programme (TLP)—a leadership training programme funded by the PEACE IV Programme through Belfast City Council.

Introducing our training calendar for the new year

17 Jan 2020Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, skills development

Our 2020 training calendar is ready and designed in response to feedback from previous participants and to meet the challenges facing our sector. 

Providing effective support to your volunteers

17 Jan 2020Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentvolunteers, Training, accreditation

Providing support to our volunteers through developing a positive culture, listening to their feedback and giving constructive feedback is essential to helping them do a good job and feel valued.

Improving your communication skills with NICVA and Bespoke Communications

16 Dec 2019Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentMedia, Training, skills

We can help you effectively communicate the difference that you make through our new improved Communications Series in 2020 in partnership with Bespoke Communications.

New series of cyber security sessions funded by The Halifax Foundation

19 Nov 2019Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Developmentcyber security, Data, Governance, trustees, small organisations, Training, skills

A big thank you to The Halifax Foundation who have funded our new cyber security workshops. NICVA has teamed up with industry experts to provide these tailored cyber security sessions.

NICVA here to help Trustees all year round

5 Nov 2019Sandra Bailie Governance and Charity AdviceTraining, advice, Governance, support

NICVA is celebrating Trustees' week this week. We want to recognise and value the important and yet often unnoticed work that Trustees do across Northern Ireland to lead organisations and ensure that they are well governed.