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Volunteer Manangemnt Training Course

Posted: 23/8/2010

September 2010

 

Volunteer Management Training 

Dates: Tuesdays, Sept. 21st, 28th, Oct 5th and 12th.

Time: 9.15 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Venue: Kildare Volunteer Centre

Module 1.

Aim:            To plan for volunteer involvement and design volunteer roles

Objectives:

•Reflect on how volunteers benefit your organisation

•To understand the expectations of the volunteers and of the organisations

•Examine potential costs of involving volunteers

•To understand and write a role description and person specification

•To understand an exit interview and its importance

Module 2.

Aim:            To explore best practice for recruitment, selection and induction of volunteers for your organisation

Objectives:

•To understand effective recruitment and selection methods

•To design a recruitment campaign for your organisation

•To analyse application approaches

•To design suitable interview questions

•To draft an induction plan

To examine volunteer agreements


Module 3.

Aim:            To provide participants with an understanding of the role and importance of support and supervision when managing volunteers.

Objectives:

•Define supervision and its purpose

•Identify positive support and supervision skills and techniques

•Identify ways to motivate and recognise volunteers

•Explore ways of dealing with difficult situations

 

Module 4.

Aim:            To give participants the knowledge and tools to design and implement a volunteer policy.

Objectives:

•Define what a policy is

•Identify key elements of a volunteer policy

•Consider those who need to be consulted when drafting the policy

•Draft a volunteer policy

Plan for implementation of the policy

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government