Introduction to Volunteering [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 remove the barriers to volunteering. During this session trainer will explain the following:

• What is Volunteering

• Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

• Training for Volunteers

• The Role of Volunteers

• The Role of Host Organisations

• The Role of Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

• The success stories

• Volunteer Scotland website

It is also hoped this session will enhance general awareness and encourage participants to volunteer.

The session will ensure that participants will:

• Have knowledge of what volunteering is and what volunteering isn’t

• Have a better understanding of different aspects of volunteering

• Have knowledge about Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

• Gain an understanding of the importance of training opportunities that are provided for volunteers

• Be confident and understand the role of volunteers as well as the role of host organisations

• See links between volunteering and employment

• Learn more about the role of Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire

• Learn from three success stories

• Know that they can look for volunteer opportunities themselves on the Volunteer Scotland website

• This session is open to all staff /volunteers who work with children and young people within the voluntary and community sector

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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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