Sandbach - Recruiting and Retaining Volunteer

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Making sure you recruit and retain the right volunteers will help your organisation thrive. This session will help you to understand the right steps to take when involving volunteers in your organisation.

Who's it for?
This course is ideal for any organisation who already involve volunteers or would like to involve volunteers - especially suitable for new volunteer managers and ideal for anyone who has already been on the 'Introduction to Volunteer Management' training in the past.

Aim of the Session:
To support volunteer involving organisations to recruit and retain the right volunteers to support their organisation.

The course will cover:

Recruiting Volunteers - including the best methods, writing attention grabbing role descriptions and best practice when interviewing and ways of safeguarding your organisation, service users and volunteers.

Retaining Volunteers - including induction, supervision, getting the buy in of staff and trustees, training, motivation, saying thanks and when to say goodbye.

Outcomes of the Session:
By the end of the session learners should be able to:

•Explain the most effective recruitment techniques for your organisation.

•Able to write attractive and informative volunteer role descriptions.

•Have the tools available to support and supervise volunteers.

•Understand ways to motivate and thank volunteers.

The session will be delivered by a Mark Smith a Development Officer at CVS Cheshire East. Mark has worked in the VCF Sector for 14 years with a variety of organisations and roles. His main background is Volunteer Management but he has a great deal of experience in all of the essential topics when supporting organisations. His experience, knowledge and skills are ideal to deliver the CVS training courses. 

Cancellation - Please note that although the session is free to CVS Cheshire East Members- non attendance/cancellation without 3 working days' notice of will result a charge of £20 being invoiced. Non-member organisations will be charged the full course fee.

If there are any queries about this or any other training course please contact the Development Team on 01270 763100 or email: 

Safeguarding our Learners: CVS Cheshire East is committed to safeguarding all vulnerable adults. We take any disclosure seriously and wish to create a safe environment for our learners. If anyone has any concerns or issues then please raise these with the tutor or alternatively you can contact our Chief Officer on 07792 754904.For more information please ask for a copy of our Adults Safeguarding Policy.

When - 22nd May, 2019 10:00 AM   to   1:00 PM


CVS Cheshire East
11 Hope Street
Sandbach, CW11 1BA

For mor information visit Cheshire East CVS

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