People are the bedrock of voluntary and community groups; be they paid staff, volunteers or the community you work with. Well trained staff and volunteers and understanding the needs of your community are key to success.  Looking after your people is essential.

Here you can find help to develop your paid and voluntary workforce and reach out to your community.

Have a question or can’t find what you are looking for? Contact us on  or 01904 704177.

People Training & Events
Watch this space for future training and events from us. You can find out about training being provided by other organisations below.
May 25, 2021
Event aims Successful collaborations can achieve more than working alone, and help voluntary and community groups deal with the unique challenges the sector is facing today. Collaborative working can range from informal networks to formal agreements, or partnerships. This training...
£0 - 24
March 30, 2021
Event aims: Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. This online learning programme gives you a basic awareness of child protection issues and how to safeguard children from abuse. This learning package has been developed by North Yorkshire County Council in collaboration with...
People Resources
Click on the links below to find resources

Community First Yorkshire Resource Sheets

  • Employing a Member of Staff  – the perfect crib sheet for everything you need to know if you’re a voluntary group or small charity who is employing a member of staff for the first time.

Community First Yorkshire Volunteer Information Sheets




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