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Working with Volunteers: An Exchange of Skills & Experience

Course Overview



Volunteering is a two-way exchange of skills and experience, which if managed well, will provide multiple benefits for the volunteers and the community organisations they volunteer with.

This one-day course will help volunteer organisers to understand the reasons why people volunteer and the role the volunteer plays from a community perspective. The course also looks at what constitutes good practice in relation to the recruitment and management of volunteers, how to 'look after' your volunteer's interests and the legal aspects of working with volunteers.

Course Content



Motivating factors that encourage volunteering
The community benefits of utilising volunteers
Good practice in the recruitment and management of volunteers
Volunteers and the Law
Making the volunteers input relevant to their interest
Looking after your volunteers as a retention strategy
Signposting and further information

Methods of Delivery



Tutor presentation; group discussion, working in pairs and small groups, short videos.
  • Learning Objectives
  • Audience
  • Training Considerations
  • Certification
  • Related Courses

Learning Objectives

To describe the benefits of working with volunteers To explain how to recruit volunteers successfully To identify the legal issues of working with volunteers To describe Good practice in managing & retaining volunteers To explain how to look after your volunteers To access further information about working with volunteers

Target Audience

Anyone who has a role in recruiting, managing or coordinating volunteers or are looking to establish volunteer schemes in the work place

Training Considerations

There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

Certification

Upon completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Related Courses

 
Working with Volunteers: An Exchange of Skills & Experience
Course overview:

Volunteering is a two-way exchange of skills and experience, which if managed well, will provide multiple benefits for the volunteers and the community organisations they volunteer with.

This one-day course will help volunteer organisers to understand the reasons why people volunteer and the role the volunteer plays from a community perspective. The course also looks at what constitutes good practice in relation to the recruitment and management of volunteers, how to 'look after' your volunteer's interests and the legal aspects of working with volunteers.

Course content:

Motivating factors that encourage volunteering
The community benefits of utilising volunteers
Good practice in the recruitment and management of volunteers
Volunteers and the Law
Making the volunteers input relevant to their interest
Looking after your volunteers as a retention strategy
Signposting and further information


Methods of delivery:

Tutor presentation; group discussion, working in pairs and small groups, short videos.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
To describe the benefits of working with volunteers
To explain how to recruit volunteers successfully
To identify the legal issues of working with volunteers
To describe Good practice in managing & retaining volunteers
To explain how to look after your volunteers
To access further information about working with volunteers


TARGET AUDIENCE
Anyone who has a role in recruiting, managing or coordinating volunteers or are looking to establish volunteer schemes in the work place

TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

CERTIFICATION
Upon completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

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