Community Development

The Selby Trust has led on partnership projects and engaged community organisations into networks.

Community Development is an umbrella organization with a 20 plus membership of Training Providers from Voluntary & Community Sector. Haringey Training Network works with these Organizations to provide training and employment opportunities for communities in London.

Services Include:

  • Matrix Quality Standard
  • Grant-finder
  • Staff Development
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Advice and Guidance
  • Partnership Development
  • Community Development Training, seminars & Workshops
  • Associate Membership
  • Small Grants Scheme & Publications

Examples of what we have done:

  • Promote good environmental practice in the community by conducting door-to-door outreach amongst local residents and community organisations and installed power down devices and energy saving light-bulbs
  • Providing training courses, funding information, and partnership development programmes that have reached 250 member groups in 11 London boroughs
  • Led on a sports and leisure partnership project engaging 11 community organisations into delivering pathways to employment for local people in the sub-region
  • Training, secondments and work placements in a range of areas including:
    • Youth and community development
    • sustainable planning
    • managing funding cocktails
    • developing policies and procedures
    • managing projects
  • Running Community Hubs, that provide outreach and neighbourhood based support in community venues – especially in those in deprived Super Output areas
  • Conducted research projects in neighbourhoods that increased resident participation and governance in major regeneration schemes - including neighbourhood renewal and regeneration programmes
  • Conducted research and a study of Learning Communities for a test-bed project – a Department of Education and Skills pilot project