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THE RIGHT START: Involving Volunteers

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This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire.  Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at both paid staff and volunteers who support other volunteers within an organisation.


Volunteers are a valuable resource providing the backbone of many community organisations, and without whom, many groups would not exist. This introductory session is a great place to start learning best practice in recruiting, supporting and retaining volunteers.

Topics covered:

• Why people volunteer and the importance of motivation

• Volunteer Policy – what does a ‘good’ policy look like?

• Recruitment – writing good role descriptions to recruit effectively

• Supporting volunteers

• Retention of volunteers – reward and recognition

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ONLINE via Zoom