What’s on | EVA training and events diary

EVA hosts specialist training courses, workshops, network and forum meetings and other events throughout the year to help community groups develop their staff, volunteers and trustees

Here are our latest diary dates…

Mental Health Network

Tuesday 13 September | 3pm – 4.30pm |Online via Teams

For any Enfield voluntary and community groups whose work touches on mental health or improving wellbeing – you don’t have to be a specialist mental health organisation to join!

There will be a guest speaker (tbc), and plenty of opportunities for speed-networking in the online break-out rooms.

Enfield Volunteer Organisers Network (EVON)

Thursday 15 September | 10.am – 11.30am | Online via Zoom

The theme for the next EVON meeting is Leading in the Community: a key consideration – how to make data work for you tell your story, gain support and attract funders.

Topic: You will need a computer or laptop so you can take part in this interactive session, learning to use Datawrapper charts.

Plus: time for discussion and networking.

Finding the trustees you need to survive and thrive 

Thursday 15 September 2022 | 11am – 1pm | Online

Does your organisation struggle to recruit the trustees it needs? Could a broader range of trustees with relevant professional skills, networks and life experiences help your charity survive and thrive in the current difficult circumstances? 
This workshop will give you practical, proven tricks and tips to recruit and retain trustees. 

Trusted Voices Fund – grants workshop | repeat session

Wednesday 21 September | 10am – 11.30am | Online via Microsoft Teams

Find out about the application process, criteria and budget expectations for our Trusted Voices communications grants.

Digital training: Communications strategy and planning | repeat session

Tuesday 27 September | 10am – 12.30pm | Online on Zoom

Your messages, how to reach your audiences and more

>> Full course description

Trusted Voices Volunteer Awards

Wednesday 28 September | Enfield Civic Centre
Awards to recognise the volunteers who kept Enfield going during the Covid-19 crisis, bringing vital supplies, support and comfort to the most vulnerable people in our community. Presentations by the Mayor of Enfield, Doris Jiagge, and Councillor Gina Need.  

Nominations deadline 8 September.

EVA annual conference 2022: Tackling the cost of living crisis in Enfield


Thursday 6 October | 9.30am | Community House, 311 Fore Street, Enfield N9 0PZ

Guest speaker: from major funding organisation City Bridge Trust

We’ll have more details of the full conference programme soon!

Become a trustee – the what, why and how 

Thursday 13 October 2022 | 5.30pm – 7.30pm | Online

Have you ever thought about becoming a charity trustee? Trustees work together as a team to guide the work of the charity. Having a diverse group of volunteers makes a trustee board stronger so it’s an opportunity open to everyone whatever your skills, life experience, age, culture or background.

This meeting will give you an introduction to the role of the board of trustees, what it’s like to be a trustee and why you might want to be one. 

Enfield Health Champions Network

Thursday 20 October | 10am – 12.30pm | Online

Supporting trained Health Champions based in VCS organisations in Enfield.

Share good practice and learning, discuss current issues, hear news about developments in local programmes of work.

Enfield Volunteering Fair

Thursday 17 November | 10am to 1pm | Community House, 311 Fore Street, Enfield N9 0PZ

Enfield voluntary and community groups set out their stalls to recruit local residents who would like to become volunteers.

Does your organisation want to take part? Book a stall now to make sure you have a place at the fair.

Want to know more?

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