Surrey Community Action provides training to voluntary and community groups as part of our many projects including:

  • Gypsy and Traveller support – specific community cultural awareness training
  • Voluntary Car Scheme development and best practice
  • Bespoke training sessions for village hall and community building representatives

See the list below for training opportunities provided by Surrey Community Action and other organisations for voluntary and community groups in Surrey.

Upcoming Training:

Community Business Trade Up Programme

Are you running a community business – an organisation that trades for the benefit of your local area? Do you want to increase your impact and sales? Action Hampshire are hosting the Community Business Trade Up Programme, run by School for Social Entrepreneurs, in partnership with Power to Change. Applications are open now & the deadline is 1pm Wednesday 27 November. … Read More

A window onto community-led housing

Community-led housing is a way to create homes that remain affordable and for local people in the future, however many people move in and out of them, and could be one of the solutions to the short supply of affordable housing in Surrey. During the first two weeks of December, local charity Surrey Community Action is running seminars in Ewell, … Read More

Getting the voluntary and social enterprise sector Brexit ready

Surrey Community Action, in partnership with Enterprise M3 and Action Hampshire, is helping to prepare the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector for Brexit with training specifically tailored for the sector’s needs. The training is designed to help you prepare for some of the effects Brexit may have on business in the UK and on the voluntary/third sector in … Read More

Road to Growth: Regional Events

This September and October, Charity Bank is partnering with, NCVO and other sector leaders to deliver a series of regional half day seminars. Complimentary tickets available for trustees, directors, CEOs and managers of charities, social enterprises and community organisations. • Hear the latest analysis on the state of the sector and on the issues that matter • Gain practical insight … Read More

FREE Community First Aid Training – British Red Cross / Surrey Prepared

Surrey Prepared and the British Red Cross are offering residents in Surrey, who have an interest in supporting their community, a chance to learn first aid skills which could help save a life. Suitable for beginners or those with existing knowledge, these relaxed and informal sessions are designed to give people the confidence and ability to react immediately to an … Read More

Charity Mash-Up: Vision 2020

Surrey Community Action celebrates its 70th anniversary next year.  Since our inception, there have been lots of changes and challenges for the voluntary, community and faith sector.  But what does the future hold? We’ll be gazing into a crystal ball on Thursday 14 May along with key speakers, funders and sector specialists at our Charity Mash-Up at Christ Church in … Read More

Small Charity Week

Small Charity Week (17th – 22nd June) is the biggest event in the small charity calendar, providing free initiatives, competitions and support over six days for charities or local community organisations with an annual turnover under £1 million. Surrey Community Action is participating in Small Charity Week with two FREE events. Tuesday 18 June – FREE Fundraising Surgery Astolat, Coniers … Read More

‘Are We Making a Difference?’ – VASWS Conference

Voluntary Action South West Surrey Conference 9.30 am – 4.30pm 9th April 2019 Rik Medlik Building University of Surrey Are we doing enough? Are we doing it in the right way? How can we measure the impact we are making? Could be working better and more effectively? How would we do that? And Are We Making a Difference? Join us … Read More