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Volunteer Leadership Training Autumn 2021

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Would you like to improve your volunteer management skills? Are you interested in exploring best practice in volunteer management?

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This interactive online training course will introduce you to volunteer management best practices and allow you to reflect on your people and planning skills.

The course will take place over five sessions:

  1. Tuesday 28 September: 10.00 - 12.30
  2. Tuesday 5 October: 10.00 - 12.30
  3. Tuesday 12 October: 10.00 - 12.30
  4. Tuesday 19 October: 10.00 - 12.00
  5. Thursday 21 October: 10.00 - 12.00

Who should attend the Volunteer Leadership Training

Volunteer Leadership Training is suitable for those working in non-profit groups, large or small, that currently involve volunteers or are thinking about it. Attendees can be individuals who are paid or unpaid and have direct responsibility for supporting volunteers.

The course consists of five workshop sessions:

Module 1: Planning for Volunteer Involvement

Tuesday 28 September: 10.00 - 12.30

  • Preparing for volunteer involvement
  • Exploring why people choose to volunteer
  • Identifying and developing volunteer role descriptions

Do you feel your volunteer programme could be more successful? Or, do you want to involve volunteers but do not know where to start? This session will help you to ensure you successfully plan and prepare for involving volunteers in your organisation.

Module 2: Volunteer Engagement

Tuesday 5 October: 10.00 - 12.30

  • Effective volunteer recruitment
  • Application process
  • Screening and selection
  • Interview process

How do you attract volunteers? What do you do if someone doesn’t seem like the right fit? This session will help to ensure you select the right person for the right volunteer role.

Module 3: Day-to-Day Volunteer Management

Tuesday 12 October: 10.00 - 12.30

  • Induction and volunteer agreements
  • Support and supervision
  • Recognition
  • Exit Interviews

Your volunteer starts today! What do you do now? This session will help you put in place a comprehensive management process to ensure your volunteer programme runs smoothly.

Module 4A: Dealing with Challenging Situations

Tuesday 19 : 10.00 - 12.00

  • Examine ways of approaching problems
  • Learn problem solving techniques

Difficult situations can & do arise. How can you prepare for them?

Module 4B: Volunteer Policy Development

Thursday 21 October: 10.00 - 12.00

  • What is a volunteer policy?
  • Benefits of having a volunteer policy
  • Developing your policy

Why is it important and what should it include? Your volunteer policy does not have to be complicated, but it will be your best friend should things go wrong.

Cost

€75.00 per person for the five sessions.

*Discounted rate €50 per person for the four modules if your organisation has no or 1 paid staff

**Your place will be confirmed once we have a received payment for the course.

There is a possibility of attending only selected module(s). Please get in touch with Naomi or Frances at events@volunteerdublincity.ie to find out more.

Zoom Video Conferencing

You will receive the link and login details by email in advance of the sessions. If you haven't used Zoom before, this video will show you: How to join a Zoom meeting.

For more information

Contact Naomi or Frances at: events@volunteerdublincity.ie

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