We support, promote and develop voluntary and community action in Middlesbrough.

Events

We advertise events and training of interest to clients, staff and volunteers of voluntary organisations in Middlesbrough.  We can advertise your event or training on our website for free.

Volunteering Academy Celebration Event

3 June 2024 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

The Volunteering Academy will be one year old during Volunteers’ Week so we're hosting a celebration lunch with volunteers and volunteer coordinators

We'll be providing delicious food and some fun activities including crafts and games. We want to use this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported Volunteering Academy over the last year and use it as a space to thank our incredible local volunteers collectively.

03
Jun

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DBS Barring Workshop

4 June 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

MVDA Volunteering Academy is offering this workshop as part of  a series, facilitated by Julia Mitchinson, Regional Outreach Adviser for North East Disclosure and Barring Service. This session is appropriate for those who are dealing with safeguarding, welfare, disciplinary, HR staff etc.

This workshop will help you to:

04
Jun

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Introduction to Food Safety

4 June 2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The course will be led by Les and Kim, both former environmental health officers, and will be useful to anyone handling food.

Spaces are limited so please book quickly by emailing hello@volunteeringacademy.org.uk

04
Jun

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Supporting Connections Workshop

6 June 2024 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

This session is facilitated by the British Red Cross and aims to develop your skills to help others manage loneliness and build meaningful connections.

It involves basic training for volunteers and others in supporting roles who work with people who might experience loneliness.

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to support people who may be feeling lonely, enabling them to build positive connections to help ease feelings of loneliness and boost mental wellbeing.

06
Jun

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Basic First Aid Workshop

6 June 2024 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

This session is facilitated by British Red Cross and helps adults learn basic lifesaving skills. The workshop is not accredited, but is a free and simple way to improve first aid knowledge and build confidence.  

This interactive first aid workshop run by experienced British Red Cross educators will help you to:

06
Jun

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