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  • Volunteer Management Course 5, Avoiding Legal Issues and Managing Risk in Your Volunteer Programme

    Created: 07/12/2018, Updated: 25/03/2019

    When: 09.30am-1.00pm, Thursday 02 May 2019
    Where: Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL
    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.

    We asked people who attended these sessions earlier in the year, what they liked most about our training - here are some of their comments:

    • "Talking over ideas and methods"
    • "I have always found the trainers to be very knowledgable re their topics"
    • "Chance to network and work with others"  
    • "(topic) made easier to understand"
    • "Meeting new people and being involved in group activities"

    Course Content

    You have a moral responsibility to ensure that volunteers are protected from physical, financial and emotional harm arising from volunteering. This course will support your organisation by ensuring you have the tools and the knowledge to ensure you manage risk effectively.

    Included in the course:

    •    Duty of care and the law;
    •    Your rights and responsibilities;
    •    What is risk?
    •    Risk identification and management;
    •    Risk register;
    •    Risk assessments;
    •    Health and safety policy;
    •    Insurance.

    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.

    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 sent to all participants who complete a post-training evaluation.

    Progress/Further Study:

    Course 1 of the FVA Volunteer Management Training Programme 'Volunteer Involvement, Getting Started'; Course 2 of the same Programme, 'Effective Volunteer Recruitment'; Course 3, 'Supporting Your Volunteers'; Course 4 'Fair and Equal Volunteering'.


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


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