- 29/07/2021 – Thriving Local: New Event Series
- 11/08/2021 – Voluntary Sector Roadshow: EIJB Strategic Plan
- 11/08/2021 – Lunchtime Seminar: The Facts About Covid Testing
- 12/08/2021 – It’s time to Re-open / Re-mobilise
- 19/08/2021 – Community Learning and Development Planning For Edinburgh
- 08/09/2021 – Thriving Local: The Power of Communities
We recently announced the first in a series of events that reflect our commitment to building a ‘thriving local’ community and voluntary sector in Edinburgh. We’re looking forward to welcoming our first guest speaker – Professor Duncan MacLennan (Professor of Public Policy, University of Glasgow) – who will be discussing ‘A Scotland of Better Places’ report with Bridie (our CEO)
When: Thursday 29th July, 2:30pm-3:30pm
We’re delighted to be co-hosting an event with the team at the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (EHSCP). You are invited to hear more about the ‘refresh’ of the Strategic Plan for the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board (EIJB) and share your input.
When: Wednesday 11th August, 9:30am-11:30am
Where: Online – MS TEAMS
LUNCHTIME SEMINAR: The Facts About Covid Testing
If you want to know the facts about COVID testing and/or are supporting citizens and communities who face a variety of barriers when it comes to getting tested, join us for this lunchtime seminar. With the help of a couple of expert guest speakers, we’ll aim to answer some of the key questions we all have.
When: Wednesday 11th August, 12noon – 1pm
When: Thursday 12th August, 10am-11:45am
You’re invited to have a say on Edinburgh’s Community Learning and Development Plan for 2021 – 2024! As the current plan comes to an end, it’s time to explore opportunities, hopes and aspirations for the next 3 years.
When: Thursday 19th August, 10am-11:45am
When: Wednesday 8th September, 9:30am-10:45am
RETURNING TO THE WORKPLACE
This course is perfect for organisations planning for staff and volunteers to return to the office and to in-person activities. It will cover risk assessments, how to put control measures in place and communicating new procedures to staff. It will also cover how to manage staff working on a hybrid basis, including hot-desking, homeworking and lone-working.
When: Tuesday 17th August, 10am-12noon
EVOC Members & Voluntary: FREE
MANAGING AND LEADING
Over the course of five sessions (two hours each), you’ll learn about managing and leading through significant and on-going change, organisational culture, how to support team resilience and future planning (for a team, an organisation and yourself).
When: Thursday 2nd Sep, Thursday 23rd Sep, Wednesday 13th Oct, Thursday 4th Nov, & Thursday 25th Nov. 10am-12noon
EVOC Members: £216 | Voluntary: £240 | Private: £280
MOVING INTO MANAGEMENT
Have you recently become a Manager?
Are you considering moving into a management role?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, then this one-day course is for you. It explores the management landscape and provides guides on best practice so you’ll have the right tools in your backpack and the confidence to step into a new role.
When: Monday 6th September, 10.30am – 4pm
Where: In-person, EVOC, 525 Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH5 2FF
EVOC Members: £112.50 | Voluntary: £125 | Private: £150