Good Practice in Volunteer Management

Volunteer Management, Management

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Well really!  Can you think of ANYONE who left school thinking "I want to be a Volunteer Manager"?  It's one of those roles that we fall into, and grow into, and yet volunteers may well be the biggest resource tht you have.  Well managed, volunteers can bring added value, skills, knowledge, experience and community representation.

This  course is ideal whether you have managed volunteers for several years and need a refresher, or are new to the role, or perhaps you are the Trustee of an orgnisation with the resposibility for volunteers.

Taking place at Havering Volunteer Centre, it is a very packed agenda, with lots of information, and practical tasks for you to take away.  It's a busy day, but we have fun too.

What you will learn

This course starts at the beginning (a very good place to start)  with policies.  The first half of the day 

Policies and procedures - we start with

  • why you want to have volunteers,
  • you will find out about how to structure a volunteer policy,
  • volunteer expenses,
  • where to include equalities health and safety, grievance procedures, disciplinary, insurance etc.

Then you are going to want a break.  You can bring something with you or go out to one of the local eateries.

In the afternoon we begin to look at the processes involved in

  • Marketing volunteer roles
  • Creating role descriptions 
  • Application process
  • Interviewing volunteers
  • References –do we need to seek references?
  • How to decide whether you need to take DBS checks Supervision

Join us, spaces are very limited

What you require

Get a good night's sleep the night before.  Bring a friendly attitude, and be willing to participate.

A pen is always good too.

To book onto the course just send me an email and I will take it from there



Havering Volunteer Centre, 32 - 34 The High Street, Romford, Greater London, RM1 1HR

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