Who we are

We are committed to building a stronger more sustainable voluntary and community sector in the county.

Our HCF Training & Development team provides workforce development and capacity-building for the voluntary sector. We aim to maximise access to learning and employment opportunities for the county's most disadvantaged individuals by building the capacity of organisations who support these clients.

Our projects and services:

With the right skills and leadership Hertfordshire's voluntary sector will be better equipped to meet local need in a sustainable manner and provide real changes to the lives of local people. Here is how HCF Training and Development can help to achieve that.

VCS Training programme A range of online and in person training courses, workshops and webinars
Business planning & Fundraising strategy In-house programme of tailored consultation delivered by an HCF Advisor
Safeguarding adults at risk Level 1 safeguarding courses including refreshers, designated person and trustee safeguarding training
1:1 Advice & Guidance Up to 4x hours 1:1 support via telephone, online or in person for any organisation
Workforce Development grants Grants for training of up to £2k per organisation, or £500 per individual
Better Boards Trustee Training 10 hour development programme for boards & online governance workshops held throughout the year
Annual Hertfordshire Trustee conference Held in partnership with #TeamHerts Volunteering during Trustees’ week
Action Learning sets Practical, group-coaching methodology that can resolve issues and support building relationships
Building Effectiveness A bespoke development programme involving mentorship, leadership workshops and board training.
Level 3 Award in Education & training Funded course fees for individuals, accredited by City & Guilds

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