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Volunteering round-up: November 2023

Senior volunteering consultant, Helen Tourle, shares the latest volunteering news, resources and dates for your diary.

Upcoming volunteering training

Good practice in volunteer management

This online course introduces the key principles of volunteer management and shares good practice. You’ll learn how to apply these principles to your organisation.

Last course date for 2023:

Recruiting volunteers

The course is aimed at volunteer managers. It will:

  • help you develop a marketing approach to recruit volunteers
  • explore how to use compelling copy in volunteer role descriptions and promotional resources
  • share top tips for advertising and promoting volunteer opportunities
  • help you develop an action plan for improving recruitment in your volunteering programmes.

Last course date for 2023:

We’re extending this course to a full day in 2024 based on attendee feedback.

This will give more opportunities to focus on platforms and spaces to advertise volunteering opportunities. There will also be more time in the session to develop an action plan for your organisation.

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Volunteers and the law

This course will help you create a positive and inclusive experience for volunteers.

You'll explore best practice in relation to safeguarding, data protection, health and safety, equality, and more.

Last course date for 2023:

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