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Local Volunteer Centre Training Calendar

Welcome to the local Volunteer Management Training page. Your local Volunteer Centre staff have been trained - accredited through QQI or Open College Network Northern Ireland (OCNNI) - to deliver the Volunteer Ireland Volunteer Management Training Programme.  The programme consists of four modules delivered in a hands-on, participative style and is designed to provide you with a Best Practice Volunteer Management Framework for involving volunteers in your organisation.

Modules Include:

Module 1:  Planning for Volunteer Involvement
Module 2:  Volunteer Recruitment and Selection
Module 3:  Day-to-day Management of Volunteers
Module 4:  Designing a Policy for Volunteer Involvement

The training is offered at a low cost to participants. It is expected that participants will attend all four modules as they are designed as part of a continuum. Please check the calendar below to find a training offered in your local area. If you find a suitable date and location please contact the Volunteer Centre who is providing that particular training.

” We would love to have training in this field for two other members of staff, the training was so beneficial and practical I feel every organisation working with volunteers would benefit greatly from this training.”

In addition, many local Volunteer Centres also offer an introductory workshop to engaging volunteers called "Thinking of Involving Volunteers". This 90 minute training course covers the initial steps organisations should consider when first engaging volunteers.  For more information contact your local Volunteer Centre.

For information on training courses offered nationally to national volunteer involving organisations please see our training and consultancy pages. Details of our 2017 training courses will be online shortly, in the meantime please contact your local Volunteer centre.

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