National Volunteer Management Conference

When: June 14, 2018 @ 09:45 – 16:15
Where: UCD Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

The 2018 National Volunteer Management Conference will take place on Thursday 14th June in The Sutherland School of Law, UCD.  Early bird tickets are on sale now. We have an exciting programme lined up for you this year with a great range of masterclasses on offer.

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Networking: Volunteer Impact Information Session

When: April 9, 2018 @ 13:00 – 16:00
Where: Volunteer Ireland, 18 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 WR53, Ireland

The 2018 Volunteer Impact Volunteer Management Software Information Session which will be held on Monday 9th April in the Volunteer Ireland Offices. Tony Goodrow, Better Impact CEO will be joining us to tell us on how Volunteer Impact Software can makes our lives easier

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Networking: Volunteer Impact Irish Users Group Gathering

When: April 9, 2018 @ 10:00 – 14:00
Where: Volunteer Ireland, 18 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 WR53, Ireland

The  2018 Better Impact Users Day which will be held on Monday 9th April in the Volunteer Ireland Offices. Tony Goodrow, Better Impact CEO will be joining us to educate all current users on all the latest developments and also give you a chance to have any

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Event: The Symposium on Student Volunteering

When: March 12, 2018 @ 10:30 – 13:30
Where: Institute for Lifecourse and Society, Upper Newcastle, Galway, Ireland

The recent expansion of Irish Higher Education Institutions’ community engagement initiatives supporting student volunteering raises important questions and the Symposium will be a critical, safe place to build a scholarly layer of enquiry. This event will be of interest to:

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Training: Ensuring diversity in your volunteer programme

When: June 21, 2018 @ 11:00 – 13:30
Where: Online Webinar

Just how representative is your volunteer programme of today’s society and cultures? Volunteer Involving Organisations are now collecting data and monitoring their volunteer programmes for a variety of reasons including; planning, reporting, income generation, equality and diversity, and meeting quality

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Training: Successful delegation to volunteers

When: April 12, 2018 @ 14:30 – 16:00
Where: Online Webinar

Leaders in volunteer involving organisations are faced with a dilemma: they need and want to produce results that are often well beyond their individual capacities and time availability. And so they need to share work through delegating to volunteers. Delegation

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Training: Developing Volunteer support & supervision structures

When: December 13, 2018 @ 10:00 – 16:30
Where: Volunteer Ireland, 18 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 WR53, Ireland

Volunteers who are well supported from the start are happy volunteers and happy volunteers are more likely to make a difference.  Support and supervision is a key element of the volunteer management cycle and when good procedures are in place

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Training: Exploring the 10 steps of volunteer screening

When: November 22, 2018 @ 14:30 – 16:00
Where: Online Webinar

Screening doesn’t begin and end with Garda Vetting.  Screening continues throughout your engagement of the volunteer.  This session will explore the various methods of screening volunteers. You will gain an understanding of what screening is and identify which screening tools

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Training: Mutual volunteer performance reviews

When: November 22, 2018 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Where: Online Webinar

Suggesting that an organisation initiates performance reviews of volunteers is often met with resistance.  A growing number of Volunteer Managers are countering these perceptions, choosing instead to see mutual performance review as a reflection of the importance of volunteers in

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Training: Advancing your volunteer interviewing skills

Volunteer Management Master Classes
When: October 11, 2018 @ 11:00 – 12:30
Where: Online Webinar

Interviewing candidates for volunteer roles is imperative to ensure you are selecting the most qualified person. A key outcome of conducting an interview is the acceptance and agreement of the volunteer applicant and the prospective volunteer manager. Without this significant screening

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