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Volunteering round-up: September 2023

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

The next report in our Time Well Spent research series will be published in November. The report considers the experience of the global majority in volunteering in the UK.

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Volunteer Leader of the Year Award

Heritage Volunteering Group (HVG) has launched their Volunteer Leader of the Year Award.

The award celebrates innovative and outstanding examples of volunteering leadership and management within the heritage sector.

To nominate someone:

  1. download the nomination form on HVG’s home page
  2. email your completed form to heritagevolunteeringgroup@gmail.com by midday on 29 September.

The winner will be announced at HVG’s annual conference on 21 to 22 November.

Upcoming volunteering training

Good practice in volunteer management

This online course introduces the key principles of volunteer management and shares good practice.

You’ll also learn how to apply these principles to your organisation.

Browse upcoming volunteer management course dates

Recruiting volunteers

The course is aimed at volunteer managers and 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.

Browse upcoming recruiting volunteering course dates

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