VODA offers a range of quality training courses and workshops aimed at strengthening the skills of the voluntary and community sector.

See below for a list of our current training courses and to book your place online.

We also offer bespoke training packages for groups and organisations at competitive rates, on topics including governance, fundraising, marketing and more.

Safeguarding Training

North Tyneside Safeguarding Children Board (NTSCB) and Safeguarding Adult Board (SAB) have safeguarding training open to those working or volunteering with children, young people, families and adults at risk in North Tyneside. This can be accessed via the North Tyneside Council online self-serve booking system Learning Pool. Read more here.

  • 03 Oct 2019

    Healthy Conversations: Training for the VCS

                Delivered by North Tyneside Council, the Healthy Conversations training is based on the Making…
  • 08 Oct 2019

    Introduction to Lone Working

    Whether you regularly deal with beneficiaries alone or you occasionally work late in an empty office, having some basic knowledge…
  • 16 Oct 2019

    Professional Boundaries for Front Line Staff

    This half day course will help you to: • understand what professional boundaries are • understand where professional boundaries apply…
  • 22 Oct 2019

    About Time!

    Never enough hours in the day? Always seem to be chasing your tail? Don’t worry – you’re not alone! This…
  • 19 Nov 2019

    Public Speaking

    If speaking in public fills you with dread, then this is the course for you. Kirsty McDowell will give you…
  • 29 Nov 2019

    Just a Minute!

    If you are responsible for keeping records of your meetings but you are not sure what to minute, this day-long…