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THE RIGHT START: Involving Volunteers

***IMPORTANT NOTICE - as of 17th March 2020*** 

Following government advice around Covid-19 all upcoming training sessions delivered by Support Staffordshire will be CANCELLED.  If you have any questions or concerns you can email us at training@supportstaffordshire.org.uk or call 01785 413162.


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.

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.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

"Content was thorough, enough topics covered."

"Made me think differently in my approach."

"All aspects valuable.  Started the course with no real insight, now have a sound knowledge."

"Tutor was fab!  Very knowledgable and spoke well."

"Very good session, thank you!"


Who should attend:

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

Overview:

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


**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.  To avoid being charged you must provide a minimum of two working days' notice so that your place can be offered to another organisation.**

Refreshments provided.  Lunch not included.

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Support Staffordshire | Mansell House | 22 Bore Street | Lichfield | WS13 6LL