Speaker Presentations 2015

The 2015 National Volunteer Management Conference saw a host of great speakers. To view any of our speakers' presentations, please click the relevant link below:


Flat earth to a circular world of volunteering – George Thompson, CEO, Volunteer Scotland


Be part of of – Engaging younger volunteers – Sharon Meaney, CEO, Clare Volunteer Centre

Dealing with difficult conversations confidently – Heather Brierley-Staunton, Trainer, The Directory of Social Change

Experience Counts – Involving older volunteers in your organisation – Edwina Dewart and Beibhinn Hare, Dublin City Volunteer Centre

Garda vetting and the introduction of e-vetting – Tricia Nolan, Manager, South Dublin Volunteer Centre

Overcoming the challenges of rural volunteering – John Curran, Manager, Donegal Volunteer Centre and Paul Moriarty, Manager, Limerick Volunteer Centre

Quality vs. Quantity – Paul Collins, Outcomes and Impacts Manager, Volunteer Ireland

Recognition ideas to create a volunteer family – Stuart Garland, Training and Programmes Manager, Volunteer Ireland

Successfully running a volunteer led organisation – Dick Bourke, Director, Serve the City

Telling your story in social media to educate, engage and recruit – Anna Pospieszynska, Social Media Manager, The Web Factory


Placing volunteer wellbeing at the heart of volunteer management

Ways to recognise your volunteers