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Training and Development

Key Information


Connecting accessible training solutions and professional development opportunities for the workforce across the VCSE.  This page will publish:

- Resources to develop charity leadership.

- Volunteer and employee professional and personal development opportunities       

We will continue to add appropriate self-learning resources within this page as well as updates for local training news and job opportunities. If you have a specific training need or resources you would like to share, please contact HEY Smile Foundation.

Please always review deadlines and closing dates for training and job opportunities.

Key Resources:


  • Trustee Academy - HEY Smile Foundation brings together local professionals and experienced VCSE leaders to create an academy dedicated to creating quality charity trustees. [Free]
  • KnowHow - NCVO dedicated knowledge bank designed to cover most areas of governance with templates. Public and member only pages [Free membership if income <£30k]
  • ACAS- Free E-learning modules for employees and employers that cover a wide range of employment issues.

Personal Development

  • OpenLearn - Free online courses within a variety of subjects. Bespoke courses for Charities are available on application [Free]. 
  • Learn My Way- Free online courses that supports development of digital skills [Free].  

Health & Wellbeing

  • Health Education England - E-learning courses providing your team with the own wellbeing as well as others [Free].   
  • Suicide Prevention - E-learning courses created via a collaboration of NHS Trusts, Charities, businesses and individuals all committed to suicide prevention [Free].

YouTube Channels:

Smile Community Development

The Smile Community Development team are here to help and support not for profit groups in the East Riding of Yorkshire to thrive. 

Charity Commission for England and Wales

We register and regulate charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is the professional body for UK fundraising.

NCVO champions and strengthens the voluntary sector, with over 14,000 members, from the largest charities to the smallest community organisations.


Published at 1:45 pm Wed Dec 14th, 2022

Free Personalised Care training for your organisation

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New Job: Youth Support Worker

Published at 10:50 pm Wed Sep 28th, 2022

Job Vacancy - Active Humber Head of Business Support

Published at 10:21 pm Wed Sep 28th, 2022 in Training, Development & Careers

Job Vacancy - Cottingham Youth Worker

Published at 10:09 pm Wed Sep 28th, 2022

Job Vacancy - Project Development Coordinator

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