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.

  • 04 Jun 2019

    Volunteers and the Law

    If you involve volunteers in your group or organisation, this course will help you ensure you have the correct legal…
  • 06 Jun 2019

    Conflict Resolution

    Conflicts are sometimes inevitable and are a normal part of everyday life and it often occurs at work. Developing effective conflict…
  • 13 Jun 2019

    Creating Great E-Bulletins and Newsletters – FULLY BOOKED

    You send out a newsletter every month…but do you know why? Are you just doing it because that’s what you’ve…
  • 17 Jun 2019

    Assertiveness in the Workplace

    Being assertive is a core communication skill. Being assertive means that you express yourself effectively and stand up for your…
  • 26 Jun 2019

    Self-Awareness for Managers – FULLY BOOKED

    To be a great manager you need to develop many skills, the hardest of which is self-awareness. It is much…