Events

Here is a list of upcoming events from RVA and its members.

  • 4 May 2016 Planning an Event
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This course is provided by Involve (Bracknell Forest and Wokingham) This 1 day course led by Jeannie Satchell who will guide you …

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  • 4 May 2016 Communications Course
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This is a 3 hour course run by Ann Nobbs at Telmark Training. Ann is positive, enthusiastic and extremely self-motivated.  Her style …

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  • 7 May 2016 Volunteer Recruitment Open Day
    Open dayBasildon Park (National Trust)
    This is a great opportunity to explore the idea of being a volunteer at this wonderful 18th Century National Trust House near …

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  • 10 May 2016 Training – Benefits for People on a Low Income
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 12 May 2016 Risk Assessment Training
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This training is provided by Involve (Bracknell Forest and Wokingham). This is a 3½ hour workshop lead by Pete McAlister, which is …

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  • 14 May 2016 Meadow Madness
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalReading Borough Council (RBC)
    This year is the 27th anniversary of Reading’s Children Festival. There will be a whole host of activities and events in and …

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  • 17 May 2016 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the May meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to …

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  • 18 May 2016 Working with young people in a successful youth club
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This workshop will provide organisations with practical ways to run a successful youth club, and work with young people in a youth …

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  • 19 May 2016 Employing Staff: What you need to know
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    9:30am-12:00pm Employing staff can seem like a tricky business, but it needn’t be. Whether you are employing staff for the first time …

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  • 21 May 2016 Technicolour Spring Fayre
    Market / SaleSt Michael’s Church of England
    On Saturday 21 May St Michael’s Church Tilehurst is holding its Spring Fayre with an extra splash of colour! All the colours …

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  • 21 May 2016 Universal Safeguarding Children Training
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    Target Group: all staff whose work brings them into contact with children and young people in whatever circumstances. Aims & Outcomes: have …

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  • 22 May 2016 Reading Foam Fest
    ActivityNaomi House Children’s Hospice
    The Naomi House & Jacksplace Foam Fest is all about fun and less about speed! Foam Fest is a 2.5k fun run …

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  • 24 May 2016 Training Course – Dealing with Difficult Clients
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 26 May 2016 Trustee Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    5:00pm-7:45pm Trustees play an essential role in our society, making our charity sector work. It’s a hugely rewarding role but it’s not …

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  • 27 May 2016 ‘Mission Impossible’ play at Grosvenor Casino South
    EntertainmentNational Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS)
    ‘Mission Impossible’, an 8 piece band, play at the Grosvenor Casino Reading South in aid of the Nation Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS). …

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  • 31 May 2016 Training – Helping Clients to Manage Money
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 31 May 2016 3 day Mental Health First Aid Course in Reading
    TrainingReading Community Learning Centre (RCLC)
    A three day Mental Health First Aid programme: Tuesday        31st May 2016 9:30- 4:30pm Wednesday  1st June 10:00am – 1:00pm Thursday      2nd …

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  • 7 June 2016 Training – Sickness and Disability Benefits
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 7 June 2016 Ready Friends Afternoon Tea
    Social gatheringReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Ready Friends is a new project set up to promoting befriending in Reading. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer befriender …

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  • 8 June 2016 Health and Safety Level 2
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This workshop is provided by Involve (Bracknell Forest and Wokingham) This course will give the candidate an over-view of the requirements under …

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  • 11 June 2016 Reading Water Fest
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalReading Borough Council (RBC)
    Reading Water Fest will be taking place on Saturday 11 June 2016 between 11am and 5pm. The event will run from the …

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  • 11 June 2016 Reading Green Fest
    Festival / Fete / CarnivalTransition Town Reading
    Reading Green Fest is a one day community festival celebrating everything sustainable and environmental in Reading taking place alongside Reading Water Fest …

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  • 13 June 2016 Volunteer Recruitment Open Day
    Open dayBasildon Park (National Trust)
    This is a great opportunity to explore the idea of being a volunteer at this wonderful 18th Century National Trust House near …

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  • 13 June 2016 Training: “Don’t Panic!” Introduction to the role of a treasurer
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    09.30am-12.30pm If you are new to the role of treasurer, have done it for a while but would like to be sure …

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  • 15 June 2016 Presentation Skills Training
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This course is provided by Involve (Bracknell Forest and Wokingham) This is a full day Course delivered by Martin Starkey from Standing …

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  • 20 June 2016 Training – Introduction to Benefits
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 21 June 2016 Training – Helping Clients to Manage Debt
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 21 June 2016 Refugee Week Film showing with Q&A panel: Nicky’s Family
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Refugee Support Group
    To mark Refugee Week 2016 Reading Refugee Support Group (RRSG) in partnership with the Reading Film Theatre is showing Nicky’s Family, the …

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  • 27 June 2016 “Don’t panic!” Using spreadsheets with confidence
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    9:30am-12:30pm Whether you are new to an organisation, have recently grown, changed committee members or need a boost, this practical session will …

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  • 29 June 2016 Working with young people running a healthy and active programme
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This workshop will provide organisations with practical ways to run a healthy and active programme with young people in a variety of …

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  • 2 July 2016 DBS Workshop
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    RCVYS, RVA and Barnabas Fellowship of Churches are holding another workshop for voluntary sector groups in Reading on the Disclosure & Barring …

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  • 5 July 2016 Training – Effective Form filling: ESA and PIP
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services has been offering courses to a wide range of organisations …

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  • 19 July 2016 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the Summer meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to …

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  • 28 July 2016 Trustee Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    5:00pm-7:45pm Trustees play an essential role in our society, making our charity sector work. It’s a hugely rewarding role but it’s not …

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  • 17 September 2016 Cianna’s Smile Sickle Cell Awareness Masquerade Ball
    EntertainmentCianna’s Smile
    A night filled with elegance, fun and entertainment. Tickets (£55 before 30 June, £65 thereafter) include welcome drink, 3 course meal with …

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  • 17 September 2016 Designated Persons Safeguarding Training
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This training is aimed at the person or persons in your organisation responsible for handling safeguarding concerns raised by staff and volunteers …

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  • 28 September 2016 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the Autumn meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to …

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  • 29 November 2016 2 day Mental Health First Aid Course in Reading
    TrainingReading Community Learning Centre (RCLC)
    A three day Mental Health First Aid programme: Tuesday        29th November  9:30- 4:30pm Wednesday  30th November 9:30- 4:30pm Venue details will be …

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  • 6 December 2016 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the Christmas meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to …

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  • 31 January 2017 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the January 2017 meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance …

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  • 30 March 2017 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Join us for the March 2017 meeting of the Volunteer Coordinators’ Network facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance …

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