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Volunteer Leadership Training - November 2019

South Dublin County Volunteer Centre

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 9:30 AM - Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 4:30 PM (GMT)

Volunteer Leadership Training - November 2019

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Volunteer Leadership Training 

Tuesday 19th and Tuesday 26th November from 9.30am to 4.30pm

South Dublin County Volunteer Centre is delighted to announce details of our upcoming training in Volunteer Management.

Our next course will be held in November 2018 at South Dublin County Volunteer Centre, County Hall, Block 3, Belgard Square North, Tallaght, Co. Dublin and will be delivered by Colette Gallagher.

There is a cost of €50 per individual to be paid in advance.

(this covers both days training)

For optimum benefit (and to receive a certificate of completion) participants are required to attend both sessions.

Places on this training are limited so early booking is advisable.  A light sandwich lunch will be provided. 

Course Content:

Have you thought about involving volunteers in your organisation or would you like to learn how to manage your volunteers more effectively?

Whether you involve one or 1,000 volunteers, this training will help you attract and select suitable volunteers and provide a positive experience for all. This interactive training opportunity is packed with practical advice that you can use immediately as well as food for thought as you evaluate how you work with volunteers.

Who should attend the Volunteer Leadership Training

Attendees can be individuals who are paid or unpaid and have direct responsibility for managing volunteers. 

Module 1: Planning for Volunteer Involvement

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

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

 Induction and volunteer agreements

Support and supervision

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 4: Dealing with challenging situations & programme development

Dealing with challenging situations

Benefits of having a volunteer policy

Developing your policy

Difficult situations can & do arise. How can you prepare for them? What is a volunteer 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.



Have questions about Volunteer Leadership Training - November 2019? Contact South Dublin County Volunteer Centre

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When & Where

County Hall, Block 3
Belgard Square North
D24 YNN5 Dublin

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 9:30 AM - Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 4:30 PM (GMT)

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South Dublin County Volunteer Centre

South Dublin County Volunteer Centre offers a recruitment and placement service for volunteers in South Dublin County as well as poviding support and training to not for profits on all aspects of volunteer management.

Other services include:

A Garda Vetting service,

Comm-it - a IT Support Service for not for profits

South Dublin County Volunteer Corps - event volunteers for your once off events.


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