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Promoting your Volunteer Roles Nov 17

Volunteer Centre Torbay

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 from 13:00 to 16:30 (GMT)

Promoting your Volunteer Roles Nov 17

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What previous attendees have said about this workshop:

"Brilliant- got loads of ideas.  Great session on Social Media- very accessible (+ I am very non-techie).  Thanks".

"Excellent- well worth the time".



  • What makes a good or bad volunteer role?

  • Role descriptions- Inform, don’t overwhelm

  • Motivations for volunteering- the three colours exercise

  • Choosing the right language

  • Organisational yoga- how flexible can you be?

  • Using social media

  • The “Newspaper” theory- design your own materials

  • Get creative- where can you promote your roles?

Learning outcomes:

At the end of this module participants will:

  • Understand the elements of writing up a good volunteer role

  • Feel confident writing attractive and appealing text

  • Feel able to appeal to volunteers with a range of motivations

  • Understand the balance between being flexible and the needs of their organisation

  • Know how to write their promotional materials

  • Have good knowledge of the various different places they can promote their roles


Please note- this module will also include an additional 30 minutes focusing on supporting volunteers to make the most of their experience and move towards employment.  This section is additional and optional.

Intended audience:

This workshop is suitable for anyone trying to recruit volunteers for their community group or organisation.



This module is 3 hours long.

Tea and coffee provided.

Do you have questions about Promoting your Volunteer Roles Nov 17? Contact Volunteer Centre Torbay

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When & Where

The Yurt
Occombe Farm
Preston Down Road
TQ3 1RN Paignton
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 from 13:00 to 16:30 (GMT)

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Volunteer Centre Torbay

We help voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to find suitable volunteers, and individuals to find volunteer placements within Torbay.

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