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Our FREE half day networking mornings are designed to give the isolated, but busy volunteer manager the chance to share ideas, work on their practice, solve burning volunteering issues, hear about new initiatives, and take advantage of other supports available. The next of these quarterly meetings will be held in northwest, south and north-east Glasgow on 21st, 22nd and 23rd of May 2013, respectively. To book a place at these popular events contact email@example.com
The Complete Volunteer Manager Training Series
Highly recommended and only £40 per module (£30 discount when booking all 5 modules – £170)
A series of five training workshops that together build into a solid foundation that will instil confidence and assuredness in the volunteer manager’s ability. We know that many people in the sector have a wide range of responsibilities – preparing to involve volunteers, recruiting enough of them quickly enough, facilitating training and preparing them effectively for their role, managing risk, support/supervision and retaining your volunteers, and project management, so our aim is to help you develop the key skills and competencies while maintaining economies with cost and time. Consequently, none of the training events will take more than half a day out of your busy week, and in keeping with our not for profit ethos, the cost for this training is being kept as low as possible.
“A great course over all the five weeks. I learned many skills and gained a good knowledge of how to recruit/retain volunteers.”
Next series starts Tuesday, 27th August 2013, over 5 weeks.
Training for Your Needs
Our Training Officer can assist you in having a more fundamental look at your intended volunteer management and can offer specific support to get you where you want to be.
Alongside the scheduled events, we continue to offer our established consultation and custom design service which can provide a specific, tailored response to your training needs. In the last few years, many local and national agencies have taken advantage of this excellent service. For some, it has been simply an opportunity to review an organisation’s training needs; for others we have been able to guide major changes in organisational structure.
A meeting to discuss things in more detail would cost nothing. So if you think you need training input but are not sure what, please don’t hesitate to contact the Training Officer.