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Training Directory

At Community Southwark we provide a range of services all designed to equip Southwark voluntary & community groups with tools & info to make a difference in their communities. For more specialised support, we endeavour to signpost to relevant organisations.

Below are list of services that provide support for different areas of need – please note some services are free & some may have a cost.

We are working to make sure you have the most up-to-date resources, so please keep checking back for new additions.

Disclaimer: The information has been provided to enable voluntary & community groups to look for relevant resources/training. Community Southwark gives no warranty of any kind, express or implied with regard to the information. The information has been gathered as signposting only and Community Southwark is in no way affiliated or responsible to those organisations listed, and therefore cannot authenticate the accuracy of the information provided by an organisation listed.

Start-ups, Business & Templates

If you are a new group or considering becoming incorporated, you can find the tools you need to help you get started including free templates.

Human Resources (HR)

HR maintains an organisation's personnel, workplace culture and employee relations - from recruitment to policies & procedures. You can also find legal services in this section.


Information and Resources around Governance. The governing document is a set of rules that explains how your charity is run. It needs to include your charity's structure, name and purposes. Governance is also used to describe the role (trustee, director) of the individuals who collectively: determine the long-term direction of the organisation, comply with legal requirements, are accountable to those with an interest in the organisation i.e. it’s stakeholders.

Digital, Marketing & Communications

Digital marketing involves marketing to your target audience (stakeholders, service users, volunteers etc.) through digital channels, including websites, branding, and social media platforms


A list of services who provide support around Finances. This can be from project accounts and bookkeeping to payroll and money management.

Fundraising Training

Resources on how to find funding, generate income and how to successfully apply for your organisation.