Welcome toThe Community Gateway

Enhance your skills and knowledge through training, events & resources.

Welcome toThe Community Gateway

Enhance your skills and knowledge through training, events & resources.

Welcome toThe Community Gateway

Enhance your skills and knowledge through training, events & resources.

Welcome to The Community Gateway

Enhance your skills and knowledge through training, events & resources.

Welcome toThe Community Gateway

Enhance your skills and knowledge through training, events & resources.

Welcome toThe Community Gateway

Enhance your skills and knowledge through training, events & resources.

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Welcome to the Community First Yorkshire Gateway for training, networks and events. Do you want to find out about current practice in the community and voluntary sector, access leadership development and support, get yourself trained or stay well connected? Community First Yorkshire offers a range of conferences, workshops and network events. Explore our Learning and Resources area for policies, toolkits and supporting information.

Upcoming Training & Events
April 13, 2020
Our mental health is as important as our physical health, and it can fluctuate on a spectrum from good to poor. Work-related stress and mental health problems often go together and the symptoms can be very similar. What will I...
April 26, 2020
Yorkshire MESMAC is offering free training for professionals that are seeking to gain an understanding of the barriers within LGBTQ+ communities around mental health and how this can be addressed within the workplace. Support and free training is also available for...
Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life. What will I learn? This free online course will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital...
May 18, 2020
Countless charities are experiencing funding and operational challenges at the moment. Despite this, many are showing resilience and innovation in the way they raise funds and deliver services for their beneficiaries. As your charity enters the most challenging period in...
June 18, 2020
Get psychological first aid (PFA) training and help people with different needs to cope with the emotional impact of Covid-19. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial...
June 22, 2020
Are you looking to find out more about leadership in the voluntary sector? Look these free courses from the OU’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL). CVSL offers a fresh take on leadership in the voluntary sector, exploring everyday practices, and...
Free
October 7, 2020
This meeting is part of an annual cycle of meetings bringing together colleagues from VCS and partner organisations from across North Yorkshire, to discuss a range of topics, share understanding and agree appropriate actions. The draft Agenda items for the...
October 26, 2020
All voluntary group and charity leaders are invited to these meetings. The meetings discuss a range of topics, share understanding and agree appropriate actions. The next meeting will have a relatively open agenda to give time to take stock of...
November 6, 2020
Registration for the York & North Yorkshire Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference 2020 is now open. In a year of unprecedented challenge, this conference will focus on a Greener, Fairer, Stronger vision for economic recovery in York & North Yorkshire...
June 22, 2020
Are you looking to find out more about leadership in the voluntary sector? Look these free courses from the OU’s Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership (CVSL). CVSL offers a fresh take on leadership in the voluntary sector, exploring everyday practices, and...
Free
October 1, 2020
This webinar will provide you with an overview of the role of Chair as well as practical guidance and tools to support you to be an effective Chair. What will you learn?  Refresher of the role and legal status of Chair in the...
September 29, 2020
Please note that this is a virtual network meeting which will be held via Zoom. You do need to register to attend. To register please click on the ‘book now’ button at the bottom of this page. Once you have...
September 29, 2020
Please note that this is a virtual network meeting which will be held via Zoom. You do need to register to attend. To register please click on the ‘register now’ button at the bottom of this page. Once you have...
October 1, 2020
Please note that this is a virtual network meeting which will be held via Zoom. You do need to register to attend. To register please click on the ‘book now’ button at the bottom of this page. Once you have...
October 1, 2020
Please note that this is a virtual network meeting which will be held via Zoom. You do need to register to attend. To register please click on the ‘book now’ button at the bottom of this page. Once you have...
April 13, 2020
Our mental health is as important as our physical health, and it can fluctuate on a spectrum from good to poor. Work-related stress and mental health problems often go together and the symptoms can be very similar. What will I...
April 26, 2020
Yorkshire MESMAC is offering free training for professionals that are seeking to gain an understanding of the barriers within LGBTQ+ communities around mental health and how this can be addressed within the workplace. Support and free training is also available for...
Our lives depend on online services. Gain essential cyber security knowledge and skills, to help protect your digital life. What will I learn? This free online course will help you to understand online security and start to protect your digital...
May 18, 2020
Countless charities are experiencing funding and operational challenges at the moment. Despite this, many are showing resilience and innovation in the way they raise funds and deliver services for their beneficiaries. As your charity enters the most challenging period in...
June 18, 2020
Get psychological first aid (PFA) training and help people with different needs to cope with the emotional impact of Covid-19. Psychological First Aid (PFA) is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial...
August 3, 2020
One in four people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. Completing this course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to better understand and support people living with mental health problems, and create a...
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