Events and Training

If you need training, support or advice, contact the Action Together development team on Tel: 0161 339 2345 or Email: development@actiontogether.org.uk.

Thursday, 12th March 2020

Monday, 16th March 2020

Reaching Communities provides flexible funding over £10,000 for up to five years to organisations in England who want to take action on the issues that matter to people and communities.

Groups interested in applying for this funding may be interested to know that Aneeqa Javed, Funding Officer for The National Lottery Community Fund covering Rochdale will be holding a funding surgery on Monday 16 March (Rochdale)

Each one-on-one appointment will last 30 minutes and Aneeqa will take you through the process of applying for funding from the ‘Reaching Communities’ fund.
To book an appointment with Aneeqa, please contact hayley.tomlinson@actiontogether.org.uk

Booking is essential.


Tuesday, 17th March 2020

This is an accredited first aid course which on completion will give participants an approved HSE certificate to allow them to practice for three years.


Tuesday, 17th March 2020

Interested in volunteering? Unsure of what is involved? Come along to one of our pre-volunteer courses to find out more before making a commitment.

We will spend time informally looking at the benefits of volunteering and explore the expectations of both volunteers and volunteer involving organisations. We will look at the range of skills needed to volunteer, helping you to identify skills that you would like to share or gain through volunteering.

The course will cover:

- Volunteering – What is it?
- Why Volunteer?
- What makes a good volunteer
- Expectations
- Skills search
- Where to find voluntary opportunities
- How to apply for voluntary work


Wednesday, 18th March 2020

Community explorer gathering for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector groups and organisations within Alexandra, Coldhurst, Medlock Vale and Werneth wards.


Thursday, 19th March 2020

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations in Rochdale who want to refresh their knowledge around child protection and safeguarding or who are new to the children’s workforce.


Thursday, 19th March 2020

A workshop designed to help improve your bid writing skills and recognise what the funders are looking for.


Tuesday, 24th March 2020

A space and place for grassroots organisations to meet, share, connect and support each other. Facilitated by Action Together and hosted by community providers we hold Grassroots Gatherings across Rochdale Borough on a quarterly basis. Come and enjoy a chat, a brew and some valuable networking time!

Refreshments will be provided.


Tuesday, 24th March 2020

Action Together is offering a level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations who are new to their role or want to refresh their knowledge around protection and safeguarding of vulnerable adults. 


Thursday, 26th March 2020

Action Together is offering a level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations who are new to their role or want to refresh their knowledge around protection and safeguarding of vulnerable adults.


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