Helping you to build vibrant local communities

VAO Training & Events

We offer a learning and development programme covering topics such as management skills, health and safety, fundraising, financial management, volunteer management, communication and interpersonal skills and organisational development to help local voluntary and community and faith groups in the Oldham borough grow and thrive. In-house tailored training is also available from our accredited trainers. Contact Adele Thomson for further details.

Click here to read about our latest package of training courses aimed at improving the skills, knowledge and confidence of local trustees, volunteers and staff of voluntary, community and faith organisations in Oldham and Tameside.

For further information on any of the courses please contact Adele Thomson on 0161 633 6222 or email Adele Thomson




Course Title Date and Time Course Summary
Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Tuesday, 28 March 2017 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

How to be the best at...Managing the Money Wednesday, 29 March 2017 - 10:00am

An introduction to keeping your organisations finances in order.

How to be the best at...Minuting the Meeting Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - 10:00am

This is a practical course aimed at developing your confidence in minute taking.

How to be the best at...Finding Funds Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 10:00am

This course will provide you with an overview of different funding sources

Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Thursday, 28 September 2017 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

Level 1 Child Protection Awareness Training Thursday, 29 March 2018 - 6:00pm

Level 1 course for staff and volunteers of voluntary, community and faith organisations.

All work formerly undertaken by Voluntary Action Oldham is now part of

ACTION TOGETHER CIO, Registered charity number 1165512,

Principal office 95-97 Penny Meadow,

Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6EP.

Oldham Office: 12 Manchester Chambers,

West Street, Oldham, OL1 1LF.

Tel: 0161 339 2345.

Email: admin@vaoldham.org.uk

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