Link Up Project Trustee/Committee member FREE workshop:

Your roles and responsibilities as a Committee Member (legally a Trustee!)

Wednesday 23 October 2019 from 5 - 8pm
Bryncethin Community Centre, Bryncethin Rugby Ground, Bridgend, CF32 9YF
FREE to all BAVO members and Link Up Project partners.

This course is for committee members/ trustees of voluntary, community and charity groups and organisations.  No matter how long you may have been in the role everyone should refresh their knowledge and awareness.
| Read more and book here |


Free Dementia Friends sessions

Thursday 24 October at 6pm
Monday 3 December 2019 at 2pm
Pyle Life Centre - Helig Fan, Pyle, CF33 6BS

Become a Dementia Friend! The Villages Project aims to meke the villages of Cefn Cribwr, Kenfig Hill, Pyle and Maudlam dementia-friendly. Dementia sessions last 45 minutes and give an understanding of dementia and the small things you can do to make a difference. You only need to attend one session and the sessions are for everyone. | Read more and book here |


Measuring and evaluating the work of your organisation training

Thursday 14 November 2019 from 9.30-1pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
Cost: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members/  £ 50 Non voluntary sector

This half day course will help you to  gain a greater understanding of measuring the difference your work makes and to help you better evaluate your groups’ work. | Read more and book here |


All Wales Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training

Thursday 21 November 2019 from 1 - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members/ £50 Non-voluntary sector

Our course is for volunteers and staff in the third and statutory sectors which aims to raise awareness of safeguarding generally.  | Read more and book here |


ASIST - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training 

Thursday 16 and Friday 17 January 2020 2019 (two day course)
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
9.30am - 5pm (two day course)
COST: £130 BAVO members / £145 Non BAVO members
(Lunch not included)

Most people considering suicide share their distress and their intent, sometimes very discreetly. Training will help you see and respond to these invitations for help, give you the confidence to ask about suicide if you are concerned about someone's safety and provide you with the tools to help prevent the immediate risk. 
| Read more and book here |


Taking minutes at meetings training

Friday 24 January 2020 from 9.30am - 1.30pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £25 BAVO members / £35 Non BAVO members/ £50 Non-voluntary sector

This half day course will help you to feel more confident about taking minutes at  meetings by looking at essential preparation, practical tips and tools, how to use agendas, deciding what to write down, and the stages of taking minutes.
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Presentation skills training

Thursday 13 February 2020 from 10am - 4pm
BAVO - 112/113 Commercial Street, Maesteg, CF34 9DL
COST: £35 BAVO members / £55 Non BAVO members/ £70 Non-voluntary sector

This one day course is for anyone who would like to feel more confident about giving a presentation. It will look at planning and structuring a presentation, knowing your audience, top tips, how to deliver your message effectively and how to deal with nerves. Please note this course is about the communication skills of preparing, structuring and delivering a presentation, NOT about how to use IT, e.g. powerpoint. 
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BAVO offers high quality training YOU want, where YOU want it, at a price YOU can afford

We can tailor our training to meet your organisation’s needs (large or small), offering advice and support to your staff and volunteers including trustee away days.

We also offer informal learning through development support for new and small groups and for larger organisations facing change or challenge.

Training is delivered at convenient accessible venues across the county borough and we can provide specifically tailored training courses for and behalf other sectors or agencies outside of the third sector.


Contact us

For further details, contact BAVO, T: 01656 810400 or E: [email protected]