Recruiting Shop Volunteers

This one-day course identifies the key elements of how to attract and recruit appropriate volunteers, especially mid to long-term regular committed volunteers.

Course Aims

  • Identify how and where to advertise for volunteers 
  • Devise attractive volunteer role descriptions
  • Create processes suitable for your organisation
  • Ensure both parties get what they need from an interview (initial meeting) 

Course Objectives

  • Explore the need for targeted recruitment to attract different age groups
  • Establish different ways to advertise and attract volunteers
  • Undertake practical exercises to identify key points
  • Review how to plan for a meaningful and effective interview

Course Programme

  • Introductions and housekeeping
  • Participant introductions
  • Volunteer Prospects
  • Why Volunteer?
  • Routes to market
  • How to market 
  • The interview process
  • Things to consider

Course Duration

Up to 6.25 hours (i.e. 10am to 4:15 pm) including breaks and 45 minutes for lunch
Retail 3a
Retail 3b

Course Fees

Type of organisation
half day
full day
 
charitable/not for profit
-
£680
other organisations
-
£840
Cost includes:  
Course delivery, training materials, handouts, evaluations and certificates for up to 16 participants.  
NB:  Additional travel costs may apply for any booking over 80 miles and may be invoiced separately, charged at 45p per mile for car use and / or actual costs of alternative methods of travel.  Accommodation costs will be based on individual hotel bookings and will include reasonable subsistence costs dependent on location conditions, applicable at the time.
Thank you for giving me the confidence to now go and do my job

- Shop Manager

 Fantastic.  Really enjoyed the course and would like to work with you regarding our manager's training

- Head of Retail, (National Charity) 

The trainer was very engaging, good use of humour, a people person and loads of energy throughout the day

- Course participant

Thank you so much - the day just flew by.  Good pace and excellent use of humour 

- Shop Manager

Good balance of trainer imparting knowledge and group discussion.  A lot of content covered in the time given

- Head of Retail

Our trainers come from a variety of backgrounds, therefore we can facilitate courses beyond our current prospectus.

For all enquiries or potential bookings, do please call us: 07866 284781

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