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.

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
January 22, 2020
A strong board is one of the hallmarks of an effective charity. But how do you get from good to great, or from ‘survival to success’? This workshop builds on trustee basics to help organisations move towards greater strategic impact....
£24 or free to North Yorkshire organisations with an income under £5k
January 23, 2020
January can see a boom in volunteering with many people making it their New Year’s resolution to give something back. Retaining your volunteers is vital. How do you care for your volunteers wellbeing and avoid burnout? Explore how to look...
The Open University and Community First Yorkshire are launching a North Yorkshire learning club for participants of the OU’s online Introducing Leadership in Voluntary Organisations course to share their learning together. The informal club will meet up between February and March...
Free
February 4, 2020
Your volunteers play an important part in your organisation’s success and retaining them is vital. How do you care for your volunteers wellbeing and avoid burnout? Explore how to look after your volunteers at this month’s Richmondshire Volunteer Network (VNET)...
Free
February 5, 2020
The chairperson of a Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise sector organisation is responsible for the smooth running of meetings, allowing all individuals to have their say, and for guiding the organisation’s work towards the aims set out by the governing document....
£24 or free to North Yorkshire organisations with an income under £5k
February 6, 2020
If you manage volunteers or are looking for volunteers, why not come along to the Hambleton Volunteer Network (VNET)? It’s a safe place to bring challenges and is a friendly group with peer support at its heart. February’s meeting will...
February 7, 2020
Organisers Making Research Count in association with The Loneliness Campaign North Yorkshire, Community First Yorkshire Aim of the event  The aim of the event is to present research findings in a way that helps improve practice, with likely delegates to...
£Prices vary; concessions available
The Open University and Community First Yorkshire are launching a North Yorkshire learning club for participants of the OU’s online Introducing Leadership in Voluntary Organisations course to share their learning together. The informal club will meet up between February and March...
Free
Community First Yorkshire is teaming up with the Association of Chairs to offer an opportunity to access the national Beacon programme right here in North Yorkshire. Are you keen to develop your leadership skills in 1:1 and team working with...
Free
January 23, 2020
January can see a boom in volunteering with many people making it their New Year’s resolution to give something back. Retaining your volunteers is vital. How do you care for your volunteers wellbeing and avoid burnout? Explore how to look...
February 4, 2020
Your volunteers play an important part in your organisation’s success and retaining them is vital. How do you care for your volunteers wellbeing and avoid burnout? Explore how to look after your volunteers at this month’s Richmondshire Volunteer Network (VNET)...
Free
February 6, 2020
If you manage volunteers or are looking for volunteers, why not come along to the Hambleton Volunteer Network (VNET)? It’s a safe place to bring challenges and is a friendly group with peer support at its heart. February’s meeting will...
February 12, 2020
Your volunteers play an important part in your organisation’s success and retaining them is vital. How do you care for your volunteers wellbeing and avoid burnout? Explore how to look after your volunteers at this month’s Richmondshire Volunteer Network (VNET)...
February 27, 2020
Your volunteers play an important part in your organisation’s success and retaining them is vital. How do you care for your volunteers wellbeing and avoid burnout? Explore how to look after your volunteers at this month’s Whitby Volunteer Network (VNET)...
Free
February 27, 2020
The first half of the meeting will look at how you can make your Community Building more accessible. The second half will be an opportunity to discuss any current issues you are facing with the running of your building. Event...
January 22, 2020
A strong board is one of the hallmarks of an effective charity. But how do you get from good to great, or from ‘survival to success’? This workshop builds on trustee basics to help organisations move towards greater strategic impact....
£24 or free to North Yorkshire organisations with an income under £5k
February 5, 2020
The chairperson of a Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise sector organisation is responsible for the smooth running of meetings, allowing all individuals to have their say, and for guiding the organisation’s work towards the aims set out by the governing document....
£24 or free to North Yorkshire organisations with an income under £5k
February 12, 2020
Is your organisation developing a new service, activity project or small scale building work?  Then this is the training event for you. By the end of this course you will understand: • What a project is • How to plan...
February 24, 2020
Do you need to consult your community to help design a project? Perhaps you have funding and need to demonstrate the impact of your project to your funders. This short course will give you an overview of community consultation and...
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