Introduction to Volunteer Management PART 1 [November]

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Volunteer Development Training provided by Kamil Tomzik (VANL)

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The aim of this session is to equip staff/volunteers within the voluntary and community sector with the knowledge and skills to successfully manage volunteers. During this session trainer will explain the following:

• Overview of Volunteering

• Formal and Informal Volunteering

• The Economic Value of Volunteering

• Who is a Volunteer?

• What do volunteers contribute

to organisations?

• Volunteer Recruitment & Induction

• Volunteer Selection

• Devising a Recruitment Strategy

• Paperwork, Policies and Procedures

• Volunteer Recruitment Checklist

It is also hoped this session will enhance managerial skills and allow participants to reflect on their current practice.

The session will ensure that participants will:

• Become familiar with the Scottish Government definition of volunteering

• Learn about facts on Formal and Informal Volunteering

• Find out the economic value of volunteering

• Learn what do volunteers contribute to organisations

• Find out about a good practice

• Use Selection Policy Checklist and learn about potential implications

• Understand the need of Devising a Recruitment Strategy

• Learn about vital procedures in recruitment process

• Learn about Volunteer Role Description, Volunteer Recruitment Policy, Volunteer Agreement, Volunteer Expenses Form, Volunteer Expenses Policy,

• Learn about relevant policies including Employer’s Liability Insurance, Public Liability Insurance, Health and Safety Policy, Security Policy, Confidentiality Policy, Equal Opportunities Policy, Volunteer Policy, Climate Change Policy

• Learn about Volunteer Recruitment Checklist

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If you have any additional support needs it is your responsibility to advise us on booking. In the event that you need to cancel your booking (or are sending someone else in your place) please amend or cancel via Eventbrite as soon as possible. Please make sure your details on Eventbrite are correct. The joining information will be sent to the email address provide on booking. In the event of a session being cancelled we will advise you at least 3 days before the date unless it is an emergency situation where we will contact you as soon as possible.

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Organiser Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

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Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) is the development agency for community and voluntary sector organisations in North Lanarkshire.

Operating from Airdrie, VANL is Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Scottish Charity no. SC041224 ;and is a membership organisation open to CVS organisations across the local authority area.

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