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  • Volunteer Management Course 1, Volunteer Involvement - Getting Started

    Created: 07/12/2018

    When: 09.30am-1.00pm, Tuesday 26 February 2019
    Where: Craig Mitchell House, Flemington Road, Glenrothes, KY7 5QF
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
    Costs
    This event is free to attend but to encourage attendance and try and ensure a good turnout to benefit all delegates, we will charge a non-attendance fee of 25.00 per delegate. By submitting a booking for this event you agree to pay this fee for those delegates who have places booked but do not attend.

    Cancellations can be received up to 5 working days ahead of the event, thus avoiding non-attendance fees. A cancellation will only be valid if we have confirmed it with you. You can send somebody else in place of a booked delegate without incurring a non-attendance fee.


    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    Here are some of the very positive comments made by previous participants, who attended this training last year.

    • "Found it really worthwhile"; "Really useful"; "Really informative"; "Thanks, actually really helpful information"; "It’s really great to hear other people’s negative and positive experiences"
    • "Good support services offered by FVA"  
    • "Good to think about things from a different perspective"
    • "Chance to discuss questions"; "Liked group discussion"
    • "All very informative".

    Course Content

    Whether you don't yet have any volunteers or have been working with volunteers for a while, getting these basics in place will reap great rewards. You'll be able to head off any issues with volunteers not understanding their responsibilities and you'll be clear about yours.

    Included in the course:

    • What is Volunteering?
    • What are the mutual rights and responsibilities of volunteers and organisations?
    • How can I include volunteering when strategic planning?
    • What is a volunteer policy and why do I need one?
    • What should I include in volunteer role descriptions?
    • What are volunteer agreements and why do I need them?
    • What is the Volunteer Friendly Award?

    Who should attend

    Anyone who has, or is expecting to have, responsibility for recruiting/managing volunteers in their organisation.

    In order to offer places to as many organisations as possible, we are only able to offer two places on each date to members of the same organisation. If your organisation would like to send more than 2 people, please get in touch with us to discuss options with you.

    Venue

    Please note that courses 1 - 5 will all be held in the same venue.

    Cancellation Policy

    This event is free to attend but to encourage attendance and try and ensure a good turnout to benefit all delegates, we will charge a non-attendance fee of £25.00 per delegate. By submitting a booking for this event you agree to pay this fee for those delegates who have places booked but do not attend.

    Cancellations can be received up to 5 working days ahead of the event, thus avoiding non-attendance fees. A cancellation will only be valid if we have confirmed it with you. You can send somebody else in place of a booked delegate without incurring a non-attendance fee.

    Accreditation Award

    All participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Notes from the session will be forwarded to all participants who complete a post-training evaluation form that will be e-mailed to you.

    Progress/further study

    Course 2 of the FVA Volunteer Management Training Programme on 'Effective Volunteer Recruitment'; Course 3 of the same programme ''Supporting Your Volunteers'; Course 4 'Fair and Equal Volunteering'; Course 5 'Avoiding Legal Issues and Managing Risk in Your Volunteer Programme'.

     

     


    Phone: 01592 760720
    E-mail: [email protected]


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