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Live interactive training online Coordinators and Volunteer Managers. Across the UK and beyond. London Bristol Manchester Liverpool Edinburgh Dublin Belfast You name it!
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
Some evidence-based perspectives on designing learning, aimed at those planning inductions/training for volunteers, from Tobi Johnson. When designing volunteer training, my biggest challenge is how to create a program that doesn’t scare volunteers away. Often, the programs I work with have daunting amounts of information volunteers must learn in order to perform with confidence. Programs … Continue reading Designing Volunteer Training
Like many people, I have mainly taught myself what I need to know to use a computer. Very few of us have had formal word processing training if we think about it, although we've shown each other things, searched online here and there... And clicked and 'undone' many, many times. I have had reason to … Continue reading Clicking ‘Undo’ in the Real World
Volunteers... CRB... DBS... Regulated Activity... Barred Lists... Confusion. A half day interactive worksh0p addressing the recent changes in criminal record checks for volunteers, and all the great ways if keeping your organisation and volunteers safe. I can deliver this for your organisation... please get in touch. Picking apart the JARGON Activities: checking real-life volunteer roles … Continue reading Training: Volunteer Disclosure Checks
Facilitating Groups Effectively - a two-day course through LVSC and Happy. Highly interactive with lots of chance to practice techniques, and time to reflect on your own skills and development. Previous comments on the course: "Clever approach"... "Lots of short sessions that covered plenty of content" 16th/17th October, course outline here, please call to book … Continue reading Latest Learning Opportunities
Your volunteers achieve a lot, overcome a lot, and learn a lot through their volunteering. You want to show them and your organisation how much is gained. or maybe you’ve found some possible funding for supporting the volunteering part of what you do, but you’ve never put into words before just what people get from … Continue reading Demonstrating the Value of your Volunteer Programme