Volunteer Retention 

This half-day course explores how to retain volunteers and reduce turnover which can be time consuming, and costly.  The course is primarily designed for those with responsibility for managing or co-ordinating volunteers.

Course Aims

  • Review why volunteers may be leaving your organisation
  • Recognise why retaining volunteers is so important
  • Develop good volunteering practice specific to your organisation

Course Objectives

  • Identify common volunteer retention issues
  • Establish key elements of good practice
  • Determine why volunteers stay / leave
  • Explore how to retain volunteers

Course Programme

  • Welcomes and Housekeeping
  • Volunteer retention issues
  • Why people volunteer?
  • Good practice
         Induction 
         Role descriptions 
         Management good practice 
         Support & supervision
  • How to retain volunteers

Course Duration

Up to 3 hours (i.e. 10am to 1pm) including a 15 minute break
VOL 6a
VOL 6b

Course Fees

TYPE OF ORGANISATION
HALF DAY
FULL DAY
 
CHARITABLE/NOT FOR PROFIT
£460
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OTHER ORGANISATIONS

£560
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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

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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