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WHO WE ARE
We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

TRAINING COURSE

Here’s a list of all the training being delivered by Community Southwark, our members and partners. If there is some training you need that you can’t see here,  please email info@communitysouthwark.org.

This schedule is subject to change, so please do keep checking this page for all our latest online workshops.

Free Strategic Communications Training Programme

Free Strategic Communications Training Programme, open to all London-focused organisations working on poverty, discrimination, multiple disadvantage, inequality and injustice.

Free Horticultural Training course

Future Gardeners Free, Part time, Horticultural Training course.

Ongoing – Free Mental Health Awareness Training

Free mental health awareness training, focussing on financial hardships and how you can support your communities.

Hatch Hackathon: Lean Business Model Canvas

Join Hatch for a session on building and developing your business plan - suitable for social enterprises and CICs

Movement Building Training

Free training for organisations and changemakers who want to understand how social movements are built, organised and enabled to take action.

Ongoing – Core Conversations: training for mental health and wellbeing

Free training for community workers to help them have helpful conversations around mental health and wellbeing

Funder Q+A – SCHWeP COVID-19 & Vaccine Inequality project

Find out more about funding available for creative projects relating to the impact of covid-19

Ubele Initiative – Building Strong Communities Fund Information Webinar

Learn more about this new grant opportunity, wth particular support for BAME-led groups

Meet the Funder: South London and Maudsley’s Procurement

Learn more about an upcoming procurement opportunity for groups to support mental health teams in Southwark

Campaigning with local and regional government – workshop

Free session on how groups working in child poverty can pressure local and regional government for change

Neighbourhood Networking – South Southwark

Next up on our tour of Southwark is the Southern part of the borough! Come along and meet others working in the same area and discuss shared challenges and successes.

Thrive LDN: Becoming Trauma Aware

Free training on how trauma affects people's lives, and how this should shape your work with them

Pricing strategy for small and medium enterprises

Free advice on pricing your services - aimed at businesses, but applicable to charities and especially social enterprises

Understanding eligibility for DBS checks in the faith sector

Free session on how the DBS can support your faith organisation in keeping users safe

Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates

Free workshop from the London Business Hub, on managing the issues that can crop up when renting property as an organisation.

Sayer Vincent – An Introduction to SORP

Free charity accounting training from sector experts Sayer Vincent

NASP webinar: What is the evidence for social prescribing?

Free webinar examining the evidence base for social prescribing, and how groups can best make use of this

Ongoing: Mental Health First Aid Training – refugee and asylum seeker groups

Free MHFA training for groups working with refugees and asylum seekers - early booking recommended

Sayer Vincent – Better annual reports to bring your accounts to life

Free training on how to improve your annual reports and accounts to help showcase your work

Rotherhithe Consolidated Charities – new grants priorities launch event

Find out more about this new funding programme for charities and community groups working in Rotherhithe and Surrey Docks

Ongoing: Mental Health Awareness Training – refugee and asylum seeker groups

Free MHFA training for groups working with refugees and asylum seekers - early booking recommended

Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates

Free workshop from the London Business Hub, on managing the issues that can crop up when renting property as an organisation.