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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Training: Developing a volunteer culture within your organisation

When: September 20, 2018 @ 10:00 – 11:30
Where: Volunteer Ireland, 18 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 WR53, Ireland

Developing an effective and positive volunteer culture can have real benefits for your organisation and this course helps will help you plot out the practical steps you need to take to create one.  At the end of the training session

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Training: Demystifying all the volunteer policies you need

When: May 17, 2018 @ 10:00 – 16:30
Where: Volunteer Ireland, 18 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 WR53, Ireland

Sometimes it feels that we surround ourselves with policies and they bear little impact on the day-to-day management of our volunteers.  This one-day course will explore exactly what policies you need. You’ll be able to explain the rationale for the

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Training: Getting customer service right for potential volunteers

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

Customer Service is probably the last thing you think of when you think of your volunteer programme. From day one to day-to-day management there are a lot simple things you can do to make sure the volunteers experience is a

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Training: Managing volunteers at festivals and events

When: June 7, 2018 @ 10:00 – 16:30
Where: Volunteer Ireland, 18 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 WR53, Ireland

Volunteers play a key role in making festivals and events a success. They can fulfil a range of roles: managing your social media, welcoming your guests, finding sponsors or capturing video footage of your event allowing you to promote the

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Training: Managing volunteers at festivals and events

When: March 22, 2018 @ 10:00 – 16:30
Where: Riverside Hotel, Riverside, Sligo, Ireland

Volunteers play a key role in making festivals and events a success. They can fulfil a range of roles: managing your social media, welcoming your guests, finding sponsors or capturing video footage of your event allowing you to promote the

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Training Webinar: Managing volunteers with additional support needs

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

Not only does everyone have the right to volunteer; everyone has something valuable to contribute.  This course explores the benefits and risks of involving volunteers with additional support needs and how best to manage their integration with current volunteers and

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