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. 

Communicating Impact

19 Jun 2017Sandra Bailie Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining, 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 Skills DevelopmentTraining, 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 Skills DevelopmentSocial 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 Skills DevelopmentTraining, 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 Skills Developmentskills, 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 Skills DevelopmentTraining, 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).

Celebration of Success

11 Mar 2016Roisin Kelly Training and Skills DevelopmentTraining

Over 40 learners attended the annual Presentation of Certificates ceremony which recognises and celebrates outstanding achievement in leadership and management, education and training, coaching and mentoring and management of volunteers.

NICVA's inspiring impact phase 2 takes impact practice to the next stage

11 Mar 2016Sandra Bailie Inspiring Impactimpact, Training, masterclasses, skills

NICVA is delighted to be part of phase two of the Inspiring Impact programme funded by Building Change Trust. Through this we will support organisations to embed their impact practice and measure,assess and share the difference that they make.