We offer the following training for volunteer managers. The training is free and we advertise dates on the training pages. We can also offer these courses to organisations as bespoke to them. There is a cost for this depending on the course and the level of customisation required, to find out more about this please email us or call 01223 464696

Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers

A one-day workshop

Why should I come along?

You will get to explore what organisations need to have in place to recruit, support, retain and manage their volunteers.  You’ll also be given a detailed resource pack.

Who is this workshop for?

What will you learn?

Inclusive Volunteering

A one-day workshop 

Why should I come along?

By the end of the session you will have improved your knowledge of inclusive volunteering and learned practical ways to implement an inclusive volunteering policy.

Who is this workshop for?

For those managing volunteers or volunteer-led groups, who want to ensure their organisations are delivering on their commitments to equality and diversity and are operating an inclusive approach to volunteering.

What will you learn?

Legal Issues for Volunteer Managers

A half-day workshop

Why should I come along?

The workshop and handouts will give you a concise and engaging review of the information you need to help your organisation meet its legal obligations to your volunteers.[1]

Who is this workshop for?

Volunteer managers, who are looking to refresh their existing knowledge, or those looking to build their competence and confidence in meeting legal requirements.

What will you learn?

Managing Challenging Behaviour

A half-day workshop

Why should I come along?

By the end of the session you’ll have a better idea of how challenging behaviour develops, how can you address it and how can you seek to resolve it.

Who is this workshop for?

The course is for anyone who manages volunteers and spends time trying to deal with challenging behaviour.

What will you learn?

Supervision skills

A half-day workshop

Why should I come along?

By the end of the session you’ll have a better understanding of:

You will also have had the chance to work on developing your own supervision skills.

Who is this workshop for?

The course is for anyone who needs to make sure the needs and interests of the individual are being balanced with those of the organisation.

What will you learn?

Communication skills

A half-day workshop

Why should I come along?

By the end of the session you will have explored how communication works, reviewed key communication styles, considered key communication skills and looked at how to apply these skills to meet your objectives.

Who is this workshop for?

The course is for anyone interested in understanding people better and building more effective working/volunteering relationships.

What will you learn?