Preparing to Volunteer Workshop
DELIVERED BY SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE
This is a 10 hour course spread over 4 x 2.5 hour sessions. Attendees must be able to attend all dates as follows: 6th March | 13th March | 20th March | 27th March | 09:30 - 12:00 each day.
Who should attend:
Are you new to volunteering?
Are you thinking about volunteering but are not sure where to start?
Would you like to find out more about what it involves and what your responsibilities are?
Whatever your circumstances, this short course will help you understand volunteering, support you in your place of volunteering or find an opportunity that is right for you.
At the end of this course participants will:
Understand why organisations need volunteers and the benefits of volunteering
Identify attributes of a good volunteer and a good VIO
Have a basic understanding of volunteering and the law
Have an understanding of what to do when things go wrong and how to deal with difficult situations
Identify barriers to starting volunteering and learn strategies of ways of how best to overcome barriers
Develop strategies to raise positive thinking, build self-confidence by identyfying personal skills and qualities
Identify suitable types of volunteering opportunities according to individual preference and needs
Acquire knowledge of the different types of opportunities available
Refreshments provided. Lunch not included
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The Guildhall, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 1PW