Volunteer Recruitment

This one-day course identifies the key principles of attracting and recruiting appropriate volunteers.  The course covers all types of volunteer recruitment from long-term regular committed volunteering, to one-off events.

Course Aims

  • Identify how and where to advertise for volunteers 
  • Devise attractive volunteer role descriptions
  • Create an application process 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
  • Why Volunteer?
  • Routes to market
  • How to market 
  • The application process
  • The interview process
  • Other things to consider

Course Duration

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

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.
Your training programme has changed the way we work with volunteers throughout our organisation and it's really working for us 

 - Chief Executive (Hospice)

It makes such a difference being trained by someone who is knowledgeable, interesting and enthusiastic

- Volunteer Manager

I thought Matthew was a brilliant trainer with full and informative knowledge of the course he was teaching.  Fab day and I learnt a lot about myself 

            - Course Participant

Able to bring knowledge and experience to discussions encouraging group engagement.  Covered lots of content.
   - Volunteer Mananger
Found it very useful and thought provoking.  Good to consider a range of challenges and demands on volunteer managers across the sector.

           - Volunteer Manager

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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