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THE RIGHT START: Involving Volunteers

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

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

FREE places are restricted to two per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking.  Additional names can be added to a waiting list.

**Members failure to attend a FREE course without prior cancellation will result in your organisation being charged for your place at the standard half day member rate of £45**


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Cannock Children's Centre | Cannock Road | Cannock | WS11 5BU