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Networking mornings

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 events are also very helpful for volunteer managers new to the job and looking to create a network of contacts.

The meetings take place on a quarterly basis in Volunteer Glasgow at 10, Bothwell Street and run from 9.30am to 1.00pm.

Networking Mornings meeting dates for the start of 2020 are currently on hold due to COVID-19. We will update when we know more.

If you have any questions about these events please contact

Smarter Volunteer Manager Training – Newly updated and with upcoming dates

Over the course of 2020, our Organisation Support Team has been working to review and update our highly rated volunteer management training. This review took in the course content and structure but also, in light of ongoing COVID19 restrictions, how to best to switch to an effective online facilitation model.

We are delighted to say this review and updating process is now complete and we are excited to be able to launch this shiny new online version of our Smarter Volunteer Manager programme.

So if you are a manager of volunteers, a strategic lead officer, and/or a member of a governing body and would like to find out more about current best practice in volunteer management and how to apply it to your own context then please click on the following link for more information, upcoming dates and/or to book a place; Smarter Volunteer Manager

Alternatively, if you’d like to speak to a member of our team for further information then please drop us an email on and we’ll be in touch.

Available as an ‘In-House’ package

If you feel your team would benefit from a bespoke, in-house Smarter Volunteer Manager programme to reflect their own needs and/or operating environment then drop us an email on for further information about minimising costs and maximising outcomes.

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Training for Your Needs

Bespoke training

We can assist you in having a more fundamental look at your intended volunteer management and can offer focussed 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 need training or development input and require assistance to choose the best way forward, please don’t hesitate to contact the Organisation Support Team.

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