Managing Volunteers Training Day

Managing Volunteers - Training Day

Turlough House, (National Museum of Country Life), Turlough, Castlebar, Co Mayo

September 18th, 10 am to 4 pm.

Learning Objectives

1.      Gaining an overview of the elements that make up a good volunteer programme

2.      Developing an understanding of volunteer motivation and how to utilise this to recruit and retain volunteers in your group

3.      Defining a structure to develop volunteer roles and supports

4.      Examining methods of resolving difficult situations with volunteers

5.      Getting an overview of the elements that make up a Volunteer Policy

Training Day Schedule

Morning – Planning & Recruitment

·         Stages in developing a successful volunteer programme

·         Understanding volunteer motivations and expectations

·         Developing Volunteer Role Descriptions

·         Volunteer Recruitment & Selection Techniques

Afternoon – Day to day Management of Volunteers

·         Induction

·         Volunteer Agreements

·         Support and Supervision

·         Dealing With and Resolving Difficult Situations with Volunteers

·         Volunteer Policy – Elements and Structure

Further information/queries to:

Brenda McNicholas, Mayo Volunteer Centre

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                 Phone 087 7555899

Refreshments and Light Lunch provided.

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