It is important that your volunteers are trained to support vulnerable people with a variety of needs. Being well trained gives protection to both volunteers and the people you support. Courses are frequently updated, so please check back regularly.
A half day training course on safeguarding adults for Manchester based organisations, providing an understanding of the mental capacity act (MCA). This training takes place at regular intervals at the MACC office on Swan Street in Central Manchester.Learn more
MSB training is aimed at professionals that come into contact with children and families in the City of Manchester within partnership agencies and in the voluntary, community and faith sector.Learn more
Volunteering and the law
A full day training course covering all aspects of volunteering for Manchester based organisations, including volunteers rights, health & safety, vetting & criminal records checks, insurances, restrictions on volunteering, contracts or agreements, volunteering & welfare benefits, and policies for successfully involving volunteers.Learn more
This online course provides fundamental knowledge of how to control the cause and spread of infection through hygiene standards.Learn more
Equality and diversity
This online course covers how to apply best practice in relation to equality and diversity.Learn more
Volunteer DBS checks
Salford CVS provide DBS checks for £18 on request.Find out more
Volunteers will also benefit from training which develops their understanding of the challenges faced by people who are homeless, and builds their knowledge of other organisations and services. If there is any other training you need, please get in touch.