FREE Recruiting, Managing and Supporting Volunteers - Online (Ref 1349)

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Date: 31/01/2024

Time: 09:30 - 13:30

Price: Free

TWO DAY ONLINE COURSE on 31st January and 7th February
ABOUT THE COURSE:
Evidence shows that volunteering boosts confidence and self-esteem, many people with support needs such as learning disabilities or poor mental health need help to volunteer in a structured way, This course will support organisations to take a structured approach to ensure people gain the best possible outcomes from volunteering.

WHAT IS COVERED:
• Successful recruitment of volunteers
• Sustaining the involvement of volunteers
• Managing and motivating volunteers.

AIMS/OBJECTIVES:
• Identify ways of attracting 'the right' volunteers
• Discuss recruitment, induction and training/support requirements
• Discuss documentation including Volunteer Agreements
• Identify legal requirements and best practices
• Recognise ways to provide ongoing support and demonstrate commitment
• Determine ways of managing and motivating volunteers
• Meet others to discuss their own best practice, ideas and ways of implementing the volunteering process

PROGRESSION:
On completion of this course you may wish to go on one of our other free course such as; Connect, Support and Change - Healthy Conversations or Dealing with difficult individual and conversations course: https://www.cfirst.org.uk/training/training-courses/

COURSE ELIGIBILTIY:
This free course is aimed at adult’s aged 19+ whose home address is in Hampshire and who can meet one of the following criteria:
• Do not have a full Level 2 qualification
• In receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit
• Families with school age children in receipt of free school meals
• Have a learning difficulty and/or disability
• Who are at risk of/have mental health needs
• Earn less than £20,319 annual gross salary
• Have refugee status

BESPOKE
Community First also over bespoke training on a wide range of our courses to meet individual group’s needs – enquire at bookings@cfirst.org.uk

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