Recruiting and Managing Volunteers

Volunteer Management

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An introduction to recruiting and managing volunteers within organisations.

What you will learn


An introduction to recruiting and managing volunteers within organisations.

Topics Covered : Who Volunteers - What Volunteers Do - Why People Volunteer - Getting People Involved - Trends - Responding to Trends - Volunteering Plans - Tough Questions - Mission Statements - Avoiding Problems - Legal Issues - Expenses & Benefits - Volunteer Roles - Recruiting Volunteers - Diversity - Increasing Diversity - Selecting Volunteers - Interviews - Checks & References - Training & Support - Managing Volunteers - Policy Documents - Feedback - Volunteer Problems - Retaining Volunteers - Volunteer Recognition - Getting Started - Best Projects - Key Volunteers

What you require


For staff members, volunteers, trustees or board members of charities, schools, healthcare or public sector organisations who wish to recruit and manage volunteers within their organisation. People who provide advice to organisations are also welcome.


Workshops do not require prior knowledge. Everything is explained in simple everyday language. Jargon and acronyms are kept to a minimum. Workshops consist of talk, questions and answers. There are no power points or audio visuals used. On a busy Zoom workshop it is not possible to have the same level of engagement with each participant as on a small face to face workshop. Each workshop follows a script. By using scripts more topics can be covered in less time with complete accuracy. Participants are sent a copy of the script by email after the workshop.