Training


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:


Data Protection & GDPR online training

It’s been two years since the introduction of GDPR in the UK, but not all charities and community groups are GDPR compliant. If you have yet to assess your GDPR compliance, are new to GDPR or simply want to check what has changed since May 2018, then we are running an online workshop on Friday 12 June for you.  Aimed … Read More

Setting up a CIO – online training

An online training session on Friday 19 June for charities and not for profit groups in Surrey. Have you formed a new group that you want to register as a charity? Do you want to convert an old-style Charity into a new Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO)? Do you want to explore whether your charity’s trustees are protected from personal liability? … Read More

Energy Awareness Seminar

In partnership with Ecopare, Surrey Community Action have developed a half day Energy Awareness seminar, one tailored for community space providers. The Energy Awareness Seminar includes: • Setting the context: The drive for sustainable organisations • Your energy bills demystified • Energy terminology explained • Interactive benchmarking of costs and identifying usage patterns • Identification of key energy consumers • … Read More

Charity Mash-Up: Vision 2020

Sponsored by: CANCELLED.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have cancelled this event and issued refunds to delegates.  We hope to run the event later this year or early next spring. Surrey Community Action celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.  Since our inception, there have been lots of changes and challenges for the voluntary, community and faith sector.  But what … Read More