Autumn 2015 Programme of Events for Volunteer Managers
We're pleased to announce the following programme of training and activities for Volunteer Managers and Co-ordinators this Autumn. All events are free of charge, but advance booking is essential.
Volunteer Managers Network Meeting – Thurs 24th Sept 2015, 10.30 am – 1 pm
This networking and information event is open to for anyone with responsibility for managing or co-ordinating volunteers. This time we will be presenting a short information session on the topic of "Child Protection & Volunteers" and as usual, we will include time for informal networking and information sharing among attendees. Venue: ISPCC Offices, N5 Business Park, Moneen, Castlebar.
Volunteer Expo – Tues 6th October 2015, 10.30 am – 1.30 pm
Now is the time to reserve your exhibition space at the county's largest volunteer recruitment event - the Volunteer Expo in GMIT, Castlebar Campus. The Volunteer Expo this year takes place on Tuesday 6th October, from 10 am to 1.30 pm. This is your chance to promote your organisation's work to students and the wider community, and let people know how they can become involved with you as a volunteer.
Volunteer Management Training Essentials – Thurs 15th October 2015, 9.30 am – 4 pm
This one-day training course covers all the essential components of managing/co-ordinating volunteers. Topics include recruiting volunteers, developing role descriptions, managing difficulties with volunteers, and keeping volunteers motivated. Venue to be confirmed (will be based on a location to suit majority of participants).
Charities Regulatory Authority – Workshop, Tues 20th October, 6 pm – 9 pm
Representatives from the Charities Regulatory Authority will present an information workshop on the new regulations that are now in place for all charities and voluntary groups in Ireland. If you are on a Management Committee, Board of Directors on in a management role in a charity or community group it is essential to become familiar with the new requirements of the Charities Act. Venue: Castlebar - final venue to be confirmed shortly.