DCA Training

We run a number of Community Development workshops to assist voluntary and community groups to manage their organisations effectively. The workshops cover a number of topics from good governance and volunteer management to completing funding bids and becoming a greener organisation. 

2022 Dates


Tuesday 6th 10.00 - 11.30am Understanding Trustee Responsibilities and Good Governance

Tuesday 13th 10.00 - 11.30am Understanding Safeguarding for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Wednesday 14th September 12.30 - 3.00pm Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Workshop 

Thursday 22nd 10.00 - 11.30am Completing a Funding Application: Bring your Project to Life!

Tuesday 27th 10.00 - 11.30am Volunteer Boundaries


Tuesday 4th 10.00 - 11.30am An Introduction to Equality and Diversity for Voluntary Organisations

Thursday 6th 10.00 - 11.30am Volunteer Recruitment

Tuesday 11th 10.00 - 11.30am Volunteering and the Law

Tuesday 18th 10.00 - 11.30am Health and Safety for Trustees within the Voluntary Sector

Thursday 20th 10.00 - 11.30am Protecting your Charity's Finances


Tuesday 1st 10.00 - 11.30am Managing Risk using a Risk Register

Thursday 3rd 10.00 - 11.30am Understanding GDPR for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Tuesday 8th 10.00 - 11.30am Community Engagement

Tuesday 15th 10.00 - 11.30am Taking Action to become a Green Voluntary Organisation

Thursday 24th 10.00 - 11.30am Understanding Safeguarding for Voluntary and Community Organisations

All events take place online and joining instructions will be sent prior to the sessions.

All sessions are currently fully funded; attendance is free although booking in advance is required to secure places. 

For any enquiries please contact Tara Hallimond by email tara.hallimond@durhamcommunityaction.org.uk