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.

NICVA’s bespoke training making it easier and more cost effective to develop your staff, volunteers and board.

17 Nov 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

The workforce survey 2014 found that the top five barriers to people participating in training were: lack of training budget, training too expensive, inability to release staff, sourcing relevant training and travel costs.

Recognising and developing your trustees

3 Nov 2015Sandra Bailie Governance and Charity Advicetrustees, Governance, Training, skills development

This Trustees’ week is a great opportunity to recognise the vital work that the thousands of trustees in Northern Ireland do to lead and serve their organisations.

Goodwill Gifts goes from strength to strength

12 Oct 2015Sandra Bailie undefinedmembership, support, Training, networks, Fundraising, Governance

Goodwill Gifts is a voluntary group that organises events and activities to increase inclusion of Asian and ethnic minority groups in the Omagh and Enniskillen area.

New NICVA training calendar online

1 Oct 2015Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, skills development

Our training calendar for October 2015 - March 2016 is now available.

Boost performance by motivating staff

11 Sep 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills Development, HRTraining, managing staff, motivation, skills development

As managers we need to consider how we continuously improve the performance of our staff. Research by The Incentive Research Foundation found that by motivating our staff it can boost performance by as much as 44%.

Coming Soon- State of the Sector VII Online Survey

10 Sep 2015Rachel Shannon ResearchState of the Sector, Economy, Training

NICVA is undertaking its next research in to the State of the Sector. This online survey, NICVA’s 7th in this area, will go live in October and we need to hear from you. 

Detail Data holds first Open Data in a Day training course

4 Sep 2015Bob Harper Detail DataTraining, Open Data

The Detail Data project hosted its first 'Open Data in a Day' training for participants from the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.

The difference development makes

17 Aug 2015Sandra Bailie Reaching Out: Connecting Older People, Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, skills development

NICVA has been working with The Big Lottery Fund Reaching Out Connecting Older People (ROCOP) grant holders since 2011 supporting them to deliver their outcomes and effectively manage and deliver their projects.

Celebrating NICVA learners

15 Jun 2015Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

In this Adult Learners' Week we would like to celebrate the achievements of all those who have participated in NICVA’s 400 plus training sessions in the last year.

NICVA Celebrates Success

30 Apr 2015Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, Adult Learning

Over forty people attended NICVA’s Certificate Presentation on Friday, 24 April 2015, celebrating the work of more than a hundred participants who completed accredited qualifications over the last year.