Events

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

  • 24 July 2016 Talk to Us – Awareness and recruitment event
    VolunteeringReading Samaritans
    This event is part of Talk to Us – a month-long, national campaign by Samaritans. It’s an opportunity to speak to Samaritan …

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  • 27 July 2016 Free workshop: Taking great photos in the community
    TrainingReading Neighbourhood Network (RNN)
    This free workshop will help you take great photos for your newsletter, website and social media feeds. You don't need an expensive camera, just the right angle and arrangement! This workshop is led by Lynda Bowyer, a well-known local photographer who specialises in press and commercial work.

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  • 28 July 2016 Acre Annual General Meeting 2016
    AGMAlliance for Cohesion and Racial Equality (ACRE)
    Acre is hosting its Annual General Meeting on Thursday July 28, 2016 from 6.30 to 8.30 pm at the Council Chamber, Reading …

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  • 1 August 2016 Getting There: An exhibition of paintings by John Percy
    ExhibitionOpen Hand Open Space
    Abstract painter John Percy has a solo exhibition in the Open Hand Open Space Gallery, from 1st to 7th August. ‘Getting There …

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  • 1 August 2016 Save a life – give blood
    VolunteeringNHS Blood and Transplant
    The Blood Service is running more sessions in Reading, and needs your help. These sessions run from 10.30am to 1.00pm and from …

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  • 2 August 2016 FIR-TREE Open Day
    Open dayFirtree – Reading Retirement Centre
    FIR-TREE stands for: Friends in Retirement Taking Recreation, Education and Exercise. The club has been running in Reading for 40 years and …

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  • 3 August 2016 Free workshop: Get more from social media
    TrainingReading Neighbourhood Network (RNN)
    This free workshop is led by Rob Davies from the Museum of English Rural Life, and will focus on getting more from social media. Social media plays a significant role in many people’s lives. This session will provide you with an overview of all social media platforms, how you can use them to your advantage and why your organisation should be using social media.

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  • 10 August 2016 Free workshop: Mobilising your community
    TrainingReading Neighbourhood Network (RNN)
    This session will explore how to encourage members of your community to volunteer and support your organisation, through formal volunteering roles or supporting your organisation in other ways. Through a series of activities we will discuss what would be best for your organisation and how to create a volunteer strategy.

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  • 17 August 2016 Free workshop: Keeping your community active
    TrainingReading Neighbourhood Network (RNN)
    This session will explore how to retain community volunteers and keep the momentum going, identifying risks and managing expectations.

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  • 17 August 2016 Befriending Forum
    Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    Reading Voluntary Action and Age UK Reading warmly invite you to our second information-sharing and networking event about befriending. Based on feedback …

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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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  • 20 September 2016 The Role of a Treasurer Workshop
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    If you are new to the role of treasurer, have done it for a while but would like to be sure you’re …

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  • 23 September 2016 Safeguarding children and adults with disabilities
    ConferenceSafeguarding children and adults with disabilities
    West of Berkshire Joint Adults’ and Children’s Safeguarding Conference is being held on Friday 23rd September. The focus of this year’s conference …

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  • 23 September 2016 Peer Support Training – 4 day course
    TrainingReading Your Way
    Have you experienced mental health difficulties? Would you like to support others through difficult times? Do you live in Reading, Wokingham or …

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  • 27 September 2016 Training – Introduction to Benefits
    TrainingCitizens Advice Reading
    Training – Introduction to Benefits Full day course About Us As a trusted and established training service Citizens Advice Reading Training Services …

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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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  • 28 September 2016 Governance Training
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This three-hour workshop, led by Trisha Bennett, will focus on the governance role of trustees and management committee members. It is ideal …

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  • 29 September 2016 How to use the power of local media to fundraise and campaign
    TrainingReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
    1.00pm-3.30pm How to use the power of local media to fundraise and campaign Aim To help you develop the knowledge and skills …

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  • 29 September 2016 Universal Safeguarding Children Training
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This course is targeted at all staff whose work brings them into contact with children and young people in whatever circumstances. Aims …

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  • 5 October 2016 Presentation Skills
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This is a full day course delivered by Martin Starkey from Standing Ovation designed to give you the skills to deliver an …

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  • 6 October 2016 Are They Safe? – Introduction to Safeguarding Children
    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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  • 19 October 2016 Safer Recruitment Training
    TrainingReading Children’s & Voluntary Youth Services (RCVYS)
    This course is part of our Safeguarding Children Training Programme Following feedback from previous attendees, we have extended the time available for …

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  • 19 October 2016 Fire Warden Training
    Not specifiedinvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This is a 4½ hour third party accredited (ISO 9001:2008) Fire Warden Course led by Andrew Dickson, who has over fifteen years …

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  • 20 October 2016 Trustee Roles and Responsibilities Workshop
    Traininginvolve – Wokingham Borough (formerly Voluntary Action Wokingham Borough)
    This three-hour workshop, led by Trisha Bennett, will aim to clarify the roles and responsibilities of trustees and management committee members. The …

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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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