Recruit – Retain – Motivate. Free Sessions

Recruitment - Retention- Motivation - Evaluation... The online classroom for volunteer coordinators will be underway by the end of March.  Come to a free introduction session to find out more! For Volunteer Co-ordinators, Volunteer Managers, ANYONE involving volunteers Come into the live online training room! Meet the trainer, test your headphones, scribble on the whiteboard … Continue reading Recruit – Retain – Motivate. Free Sessions

Networking and Training: Waltham Forest Autumn 2015

  A series of opportunities to learn, share skills and network with other coordinators in North East London this Autumn. Sessions are facilitated by Rebecca Tully, in partnership with Significant Seams and Voluntary Action Waltham Forest.  Booking details below and at the Voluntary Action Website. Involving the Busy People – planning for short term and … Continue reading Networking and Training: Waltham Forest Autumn 2015

Covering our bases…Best Practice Basics

Very engaging and informative… with a positive, inclusive ethos” Natalie, Forest Farm Peace Garden Volunteer Management has found its way back into the news recently for reasons we’d all rather avoid – no volunteer co-ordinator wants to end up in the High Court proving their volunteer is not an employee, or settling an employment tribunal … Continue reading Covering our bases…Best Practice Basics

Work. Fair. Volunteer.

Mandatory work placements weaken our community sector.  Volunteer managers should keep sight of our definition of volunteering, and be honest about what it’s not. In the training I do, discussion can arise when we’re looking at volunteer motivations.  “Why DO people get involved in the first place…?”  is a question I ask a lot.  We … Continue reading Work. Fair. Volunteer.