Three topics are currently available:
1. Fundamentals of Volunteer Engagement
A two, half day training course delivered online 10-12.30pm – designed to meet the needs of volunteer managers in a changing world. There is also a full day option available in March.
This two module course is for those who are new to the topic of volunteer management and leadership or who wish to improve their skill set.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
Be clear about how volunteering fits into your context and the opportunity it provides
Understand the importance of volunteers and be able to communicate this to volunteers and other stakeholders
Understand that volunteering is a two way process with gains for all involved
2. Volunteer Policy – The Fundamentals
A one hour lunchtime session, designed to help demystify the idea of a volunteer policy for your organisation.
Join other volunteer managers to discuss the basics concerning:
Why you should consider a volunteer policy for your volunteer involving organisation
What benefits it could bring you and your volunteers
How you might think about designing it
3. Supporting Volunteers – The Essentials
Join your fellow volunteer managers to discuss the basics of Volunteer Support such as:
The importance of supporting our volunteers
The four principles of volunteer support
The difference between Support and Supervision
Different ways of supporting our volunteers