Volunteer Management Training 17th November

Volunteer Management Essentials - 1 day training course

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Mayo Volunteer Centre is running our popular "Volunteer Management Essentials" Training Course on Thursday 17th November in Foxford Sports & Leisure Centre, 9.30 am - 4.30 pm. The training is suitable for anyone who has responsibility for recruiting and co-ordinating volunteers in a community or voluntary group, and the cost is €20 (discounts available for the unwaged). 

Volunteer Management Essentials

Learning Objectives

1.      Gaining knowledge 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.      Putting in place 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


To Book:

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Phone 096 71444



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