Events

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

  • 26 January 2015 Give Blood in Reading
    VolunteeringNHS Blood and Transplant
    The Blood Service is running more sessions at Greyfriar’s Church in Reading, and needs your help. These sessions run from 11.30am-2.15pm and …

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  • 27 January 2015 Third Party Reporting of Hate Crime – Awareness Training
    TrainingReading Borough Council (RBC)
    This event is aimed at voluntary organisations and individuals who come into contact with or support victims of Hate Crime within Reading Stop Hate …

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  • 28 January 2015 Inequality: the enemy between us?
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Equality Group
    Inaugural Meeting of Reading Equality Group – Wednesday 28th January Guest Speaker: Bill Kerry from the Equality Trust – followed by discussion …

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  • 28 January 2015 RCVYS Members meeting
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This is going to be an exciting and lively Members Meeting, as it will feature an opportunity to hear from and ask …

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  • 29 January 2015 Empowered Woman, part of continuing Woman of Purpose series
    VolunteeringUtulivu Women’s Group
    An empowered woman lives a well fulfilled life to better run her family and live a healthy lifestyle. We will therefore be …

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  • 31 January 2015 ReadiFood collection at Caversham Waitrose
    FundraisingFaith Christian Group
    ReadiFood is the foodbank for Greater Reading. All emergency food parcels are delivered to referred clients who are in serious needs. Volunteers …

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  • 2 February 2015 Exploring Invisible Autism
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationAutAngel
    This session explores what autism feels like from the inside and the impact of the condition on individuals as well as looking …

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  • 5 February 2015 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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  • 9 February 2015 Give Blood in Reading
    VolunteeringNHS Blood and Transplant
    The Blood Service is running more sessions at Greyfriar’s Church in Reading, and needs your help. These sessions run from 11.30am-2.15pm and …

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  • 10 February 2015 Universal Safeguarding Children Training
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This training is for all staff whose work brings them into contact with children and young people in whatever circumstances. Aims & …

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  • 11 February 2015 Build a Website for Beginners
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Does your organisation need a web site? Or do you already have one but want something that looks more modern or is …

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  • 14 February 2015 ReadiFood collection at Twyford Waitrose
    VolunteeringFaith Christian Group
    ReadiFood is the foodbank for Greater Reading. All emergency food parcels are delivered to referred clients who are in serious needs. Volunteers …

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  • 17 February 2015 Community Mediation Skills training course
    TrainingResolve – Berkshire & Oxfordshire Mediation Service
    A ten-day course where students will develop skills, attitudes and knowledge to enable them to carry out all aspects of work in …

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  • 17 February 2015 Statistics and Demographics for planning projects and writing bids
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This session is part of the lunchtime short training sessions to cover short training topics, so you get time to eat your …

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  • 18 February 2015 Support for Victims of Crime – Introductory Workshop
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This free workshop is ideal for volunteers and staff who might support victims of crime as part of their role within generalist …

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  • 18 February 2015 Free Event: New Over 50’s Social Club Whitley Wood
    Social gatheringReading Borough Council (RBC)
    Please tell your service users or other contacts about this free event at Whitley Wood Community Centre to launch a new social …

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  • 21 February 2015 ReadiFood collection Reading Waitrose
    VolunteeringFaith Christian Group
    Volunteers required to collect food donations in Reading on either or both of the following dates: Saturday 21 February 2015 9am-4pm Sunday …

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  • 25 February 2015 Making the Most of Social Media Training
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Making the most of social media is about getting the most out of your networks (and other people’s!) and using social media …

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  • 26 February 2015 Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Workshop
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    RCVYS, RVA and Barnabas Fellowship of Churches are holding another workshop for VCF groups here in Reading on the new Disclosure & …

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  • 4 March 2015 Support for Victims of Crime – Introductory Workshop
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This free workshop is ideal for volunteers and staff who might support victims of crime as part of their role within generalist …

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  • 17 March 2015 Lunchtime Bites: Diversify your Funding Streams
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    This session is part of the lunchtime short training sessions to cover short training topics, so you get time to eat your …

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  • 18 March 2015 Mock Employment Tribunal
    TrainingMock Employment Tribunal
    If you employ staff a mock tribunal is a great way to get you thinking about your responsibilities as an employer and …

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  • 19 March 2015 Spring Volunteering Fair
    Open dayReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Reading Voluntary Action is holding a Volunteering Fair at Reading Town Hall on Thursday 19 March 2015.  The event will build on …

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  • 20 March 2015 The Dingley Spring Ball
    EntertainmentDingley Family & Specialist Early Years Centre
    This is our 5th Dinner and Dance fundraiser and each year the event grows in popularity. This year as well as a …

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  • 22 March 2015 Reading Half Marathon
    Sport / FitnessReading Half Marathon
    Reading Half Marathon 2015 will feature lots of runners sponsored by local and national charities, plus all sorts of volunteer supporters to …

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  • 22 March 2015 Mencap at Reading Half Marathon
    Sport / FitnessReading Mencap
    We are recruiting  now for next year’s Reading Half Marathon Race entries tend to close by the start of December. Reading Mencap can …

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  • 26 March 2015 Are They Safe?
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    Are they safe? is an easily accessible introduction to safeguarding children in voluntary sector organisations. It has been produced by Safe Network …

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  • 28 March 2015 ReadiFood collection Woodley Waitrose
    VolunteeringFaith Christian Group
    ReadiFood is the foodbank for Greater Reading. All emergency food parcels are delivered to referred clients who are in serious needs. Volunteers …

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  • 12 April 2015 Tour of Berkshire Cycle Ride
    Sport / FitnessGuide Dogs for the Blind Association
    The Guide Dogs Tour of Berkshire is a charity cycle ride which aims to raise vital funds for the Guide Dogs for …

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  • 14 May 2015 Volunteer Management Training: Recruitment and creating volunteer roles
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Mosaic have a wealth of experience in using a creative approach to delivering training. Mosaic Creative are committed to using the visual …

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  • 11 June 2015 Volunteer Management Training: Valuing volunteers and volunteer development
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Mosaic have a wealth of experience in using a creative approach to delivering training. Mosaic Creative are committed to using the visual …

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  • 25 June 2015 Volunteer Management Training: Building a Team of Volunteers
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Mosaic have a wealth of experience in using a creative approach to delivering training. Mosaic Creative are committed to using the visual …

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  • 5 July 2015 Berkshire motor show
    FundraisingBerkshire Motor Show
    Our show this year will be held at Prospect Park in Reading on Sunday the 5th of July 2015. All our usual …

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