GVS Training

GVS offer an extensive range of training courses highly relevant to the Voluntary Sector.

Preparing a sustainable fundraising strategy

26 October 2017, 9.45am - 1.30pm

Price: £20 (Discounted GVS member price)

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • understand what a sustainable funding strategy is and why you need one
  • learn how to explore and extend your fundraising options
  • be able to construct a realistic and sustainable fundraising strategy


Being a Trustee

2 November 2017 from 9.45am - 3.00pm

£25 which includes a light lunch (Discounted GVS member price)

At the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • understand what it means to be a trustee, who can be one and what roles and responsibilities trustees may have
  • appreciate what trustees can be liable for, and know how to limit potential risks
  • understand the principles of good governance, the roles of specific officers, and the difference between a trustee board and its subcommittees
  • have an overview of what is needed for effective trustee recruitment and induction
Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers

Thursday 25th January 2018 from 9:45am – 1:00pm
Price: £20 (Discounted GVS member price)

An ideal training course if you are new to managing volunteers or would like a refresher.

At the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Identify existing and new volunteering roles for volunteers
  • Identify where to recruit volunteers
  • Establish an effective selection procedure
  • Establish a simple guide for managing volunteers



Setting up a personal Facebook Account – 1-2-1 practical session

Date: Your choice, just contact GVS

Price: GVS price £10 per hour (average session lasts 2 hours)

This 1-2-1 session is ideal for people who would like to use Facebook but would benefit from support to set up an account.  The session will include:

  • A brief introduction to Facebook
  • Setting up your own account using your personal information
  • An overview of security settings including altering your privacy to suit your requirements
  • Posting news, adding images and videos and interacting with others

The cost of the session is £10 per hour, per person, with the average session lasting two hours. If you are interested in booking, please contact Mark Stillman at GVS, e-mail: mark@gvs.wales, tel: 01446 741706 with your availability.

This session is an excellent introduction for our Facebook training – “Setting up a Facebook page for your organisation” for which you need to have a personal account.



Additional IT 1-2-1 based courses (delivered by GVS)
GVS is offering computer based IT training in Microsoft Office including Word, Publisher and Access on a 1-2-1 basis. The price of this training for a three hour session costs from just £30 per delegate (up to a maximum of £50 depending on your group’s income). Please contact GVS before enclosing your fee. IT training can be tailored to suit the needs of your organisation.

Additional IT 1-2-1 based courses (delivered by an external trainer)
GVS is able to offer additional courses for its members delivered by a local trainer. The course being offered is an Introduction to Microsoft Excel. The course fees are £60 for 3 hours per delegate.

All prices detailed above are GVS member rates; please contact GVS for non-member rates. If you would like to book on any of the courses detailed above, either contact GVS using the form below, e-mail us or telephone: 01446 741706.