NCVS Training and events

NCVS Events


Voluntary Sector Network events

All network meetings run from 10am-12 noon with an additional hour from 12 noon-1pm for networking and are held at Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS), 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FB.


Vulnerable Adults' Providers Network (VAPN )will be meeting on

  • Thursday 25 January 2018
  • Thursday 22 March 2018


Children and Young People's Providers Network (CYPPN) will be meeting on

  • Thursday 8 March 2018


For more information about the networks click here




January 2018


'Understand your Self and Identify What you Want'

Wednesday 17 January 2018 9.30am-3pm

Muslim Hands, 148 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 5JE


Join Nottingham Muslim Women's Network for a women's leadership workshop to unearth what is hidden within you. Come and learn about your strengths, build your resilience and find your voice to help establish or generate new pathways. The workshop is open to all women, not exclusively Muslim women. A light lunch will be provided.


Booking is essential as places are limited. To book your place email or call 07826 464722



One Nottingham/Nottingham City Council Budget Consultation 2018-19

Tuesday 23 January 2018 12 noon-1.30pm

Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HP


Partners are invited to hear a presentation on the Nottingham City Council budget for 2018-2019, to ask questions and discuss proposals. Book a place by emailing


Budget consultation documents can be downloaded from the Nottingham City Council website, where further community consultation dates are given.



Framework Housing Association Impact Briefing: 'Crisis on our streets: where do we go now?'

Thursday 25 January 2018 12.30pm-4.30pm

Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4FB

Rough sleeping is at crisis levels in towns and cities across the UK. Funding cuts are undoubtedly to blame, but what is the solution? Join us to discuss practical, impactful and cost-effective ways forward in the age of austerity.


Click here to register



Nottingham for Nature - youth question time & Wildlife Manifesto for Nottingham City launch

Thursday 25 January 2017 1pm-3pm

The Ball Room, Nottingham Council House, Old Market Square, Nottingham NG1 2DT


A unique and very important event giving young people a voice and a platform to ask important questions about the 'state of nature' in Nottingham. BBC ‘One Show’ presenter Mike Dilger will be hosting this free event which also includes a panel of UK experts and political campaigners for wildlife and the environment.


All schools, groups and youth projects are invited to take part and put a spotlight on nature and the environment in our city. Free tickets are available for young people. Light refreshments will be provided.


Click here for more information



Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Friday 26 January 2018 2.30pm-3.30pm

The Council House, Old Market Square, Nottingham NG1 2DT


The Lord Mayor, Councillor Michael Edwards invites everyone on behalf of Nottingham Interfaith Council. Light refreshments will be served after the service, until 4pm.


Please RSVP to or telephone 0115 876 5654.



Candle Lit Memorial for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Sunday 28 January 6pm-7pm

Greens Windmill Yard, Off Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham NG2 4QB


The event will include lighting a candle to remember each group targeted during the Holocaust. This will take place in Greens Windmill Yard, or inside if the weather is bad.


For more information contact NCBI Nottingham on 07913 476905 or email



Community Accounting Plus webinar
Understanding Financial Accounts for Charities and Small Organisations

Wednesday 31 January 2018 10am-10.45am


This webinar will look at trying to answer some of the many questions we all have such as:


  • What on earth is a balance sheet?
  • Understanding fund accounting?
  • What is a SOFA? And what on earth is the SORP all about?


Click here to register




February 2018


Every Colleague Matters - Empowering the Workforce to deliver Excellence in Safeguarding Practice

12-16 February 2018

Cost per session: £10


This event is a series of sessions over a one week period open to everyone who works within the Children's and Adults Workforce in the City of Nottingham.


Sessions Available:

  • Emerging Themes in Safeguarding
  • Learning from Reviews
  • Effective engagement-Agreements, Contracts and Family Network Meetings
  • Role of the LADO
  • Having Difficult Conversations
  • Low mood and Depression in Children and Young People
  • Neglect: The individual impact on children and young people - What we can do
  • Domestic Violence and Abuse Safeguarding: Your role working with Survivors, Perpetrators and Children
  • ‘Ending Female Genital Mutilation - our role and responsibilities’
  • Making Safeguarding Personal


Click here for full details



Hyson Green Community Event

Wednesday 21 February 2018 12 noon-4pm

Hyson Green Youth Club, Terrace Street, Hyson Green, Nottingham NG7 6ER

A new and exciting community event for local residents, showcasing the diverse communities of Hyson Green and surrounding areas, local organisations and groups, support and advice available, local opportunities as well as a range of activities and foods from around the world. A youth event will take place in the evening.


The event is organised in partnership with Belong, City College, NG7 Training education and advice, Castle Cavendish, The United Communities Network and Nottingham City Council.


Limited stall space is available for local groups. For further details, contact:

Beth Hanna or

Debbie Royle




March 2018


From Harm to Hope: Self Harm Conference

Thursday 1 March 2018 9am-4.30pm

Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4FB

Cost: £150 per delegate or £200 for two delegates (excluding Eventbrite booking fees)


The 3rd annual national conference from Harmless looking at effective services for people that self harm, current thinking and implications for practice. The conference gathers together leading academics and experts in the fields of self harm and suicide.


This year’s theme is 'self harm: suicide prevention starts here'. As in previous years, the conference will be shaped around the following five strategic areas:


  • Collaborative partnership
  • Service user representation
  • Effective practice
  • Driving change
  • Overcoming stigma and discrimination


Confirmed Speakers:


Professor Louis Appleby, who leads the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England.

Dr Alys Cole-King, a Liaison Psychiatrist and Specialist in suicide prevention.


Click here for more information and to book



Modern Slavery / Trafficking training

Thursday 29 March 2018 9.30am-1pm

Byron House, 2A Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6HS


Free training organised by the Community Relations Team from Nottingham City Council, funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner, and delivered by Hope for Justice, a national agency specialising in Modern Slavery and Trafficking training.


This is an interactive workshop aimed at all staff (paid or volunteers) working for local organisations/agencies that might come in contact with survivors of modern slavery / trafficking or vulnerable people. This training session is for non-first responder organisations and agencies.


Click here to register


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