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Volunteer Management

A one day course for Volunteer Managers or Co-ordinators covering:

  • Developing a volunteering programme
  • Recruitment & selection
  • Support & supervision
  • Retention of volunteers

This is an ideal course for busy Volunteer Co-ordinators who wish to gain knowledge of best practice and how to apply it. The day will also provide opportunities to network and share information

Tea and coffee will be available throughout the day. Lunch is NOT provided.

Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.

This course will cover:

THE RIGHT START - Involving Volunteers

Involving volunteers takes time and planning but doing this effectively will ensure that you meet the needs of your organisation as well as providing the volunteer with a good experience. This workshop is designed to help you improve your programme, attracting volunteers as well as retaining them. It will cover:

  • Volunteer policies

  • Writing effective role descriptions

  • Recruitment

  • Support and supervision

  • Retention of volunteers

Other sessions available:

THE RIGHT START - Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

** This course had been postponed and a new date will be scheduled in due course**

An introductory session for new trustees or those who wish to refresh their skills. This workshop will cover the basics to enable you to govern more effectively and understand the responsibilities you have. Topics include:

  • Trustee duties

  • Role descriptions

  • Organisation structures

  • Governing documents