Training and events


All training and events are free to Enfield community and voluntary groups unless otherwise stated.


September 2024


Starting a charity or community group: get the right legal structures

Tuesday 10 September 2024 | 10am to 1pm | Community House, 311 Fore Street, London N9 0PZ

Get the right legal structures in place for your new community or voluntary organisation. This workshop will guide you through the different options and help you put the right governance arrangements in place.


Enfield Volunteer Organisers’ Network (EVON) meeting

Thursday 12 September 2024 | 10am to 12 noon | Online

With guest speakers Dan Smith, from Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, who will speak about training across the organisation in using Makaton symbols and signs, and Maggie Lawlor, from The Children’s Society, who will discuss the Enfield Parent and Carers Network Champion project.


Becoming an employer – PAYE and payroll

Thursday 26 September 2024 | 10am to 1pm | Community House, 311 Fore Street, London N9 0PZ

The course will cover registering as an employer with HRMC and the relevant compliance duties, the basics of Pay as You Earn (PAYE), when to pay and how to calculate what is due. You will also gain an overview of tax, National Insurance and pension auto-enrolment.


October 2024


The art of running your organisation – understanding good governance

Tuesday 1 October | 10am to 1pm | Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton, London N9 0PZ

For new trustees, management committee members or directors, managers who want to know more about working with their board – or anyone who would like a refresher. 


EVA funding and community spaces conference plus EVA AGM 2024

Thursday 24 October 2024 | Time tbc | Community House, 311 Fore Street, London N9 0PZ

Save the date! We will have more details nearer the time…


November 2024


Celebrating success: reporting the impact of what you do

Tuesday 5 November | 10am to 1pm | Community House, 311 Fore Street, Edmonton, London N9 0PZ

You are running a great project – but how do you best tell the story of your achievements? How can you show funders that your work really does make a difference? This course will help you understand how to showcase and communicate your achievements with minimal effort.


Enfield Volunteering Fair 2024 – stallholder booking

Wednesday 13 November 2024 | 10am to 1.30pm | Dugdale Arts Centre
39 London Rd, Enfield, London EN2 6DS

Local community and voluntary groups can now book stalls for this year’s Enfield Volunteering Fair. It’s a great opportunity to let Enfield residents know about your work and recruit volunteers.

Application deadline: 18 October 2024.


Budgeting and full cost recovery

Thursday 21 November 2024 | 10am to 2.30pm | Community House, 311 Fore Street, London N9 0PZ

This course is for those who are not finance specialists, but need to be able to understand how to cost a project and maintain an organisational budget. Staff, volunteers and treasurers are welcome. The course is suitable for those with little previous knowledge of budgeting and costing.


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