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ILM Award in Management of Volunteers

This course is for anyone working with volunteers who would like to gain a qualification and recognition for their role as a co-ordinator, leader, supervisor or manager of volunteers.

The programme will be delivered over a four month period during September and December 2018, comprising of one workshop session and four on-line webinars.

The content will cover:

26 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
The Gateway, Sankey Street, Warrington, WA11 1SR

Effective volunteer recruitment

Effective Volunteer Recruitment

Take a fresh look at volunteer recruitment and how to make your opportunities attractive to a diverse range of volunteers.

We will explore how to build your profile, promote your volunteer roles and create an effective and safe recruitment process. We will also discuss how to ensure your volunteer recruitment reflects your organisation's values and ethos.

19 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
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Managing difficult conversations with volunteers

Managing difficult conversations with volunteers

This training session will increase your skills and confidence in addressing difficult issues and challenging effectively.

We will explore and practice new approaches to help you open up and facilitate constructive conversations.  We'll also discuss how we can build our own resilience.

14 August, 2018 - 09:30 to 13:00
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the FSI - Supporting and Managing Volunteers (webinar)

These webinars have limited space as they include short activities and interaction with the trainer along with opportunities for Q&A throughout the session. Our aim is to improve our member’s knowledge, skills and confidence, so from the comfort of your desk you can receive an overview on the following fundraising and governance subjects:

17 July, 2018 - 09:30 to 11:00
Online - webinar

Volunteer Mentor opportunities - Refugees and Mentors

8 Jun 2018 - 14:17 by cheryl.mcalister

Nurse. Construction Worker. Accountant. Mum. Business owner. Farmer. Dentist. Student - just some of the lives people led before they were forced to flee their home countries and become refugees. Lives defined by work, education or family.

If you live in Manchester, Salford or nearby and have lots of UK work experience - in any sector - you can apply to be a volunteer mentor to make a difference to refugees' employment prospects.
In Greater Manchester unemployment is 4.9%* compared to around 44%* for refugees.

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Join the (Manchester) Volunteers' Week 2018 Planning / Working Group

16 Mar 2018 - 08:09 by jack.puller

"Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1 - 7 June every year."

The volunteer centre marks Volunteers’ Week annually with events and activities in Manchester: issuing certificates, delivering training, marketing campaigns, volunteering fairs etc.

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