Volunteer Management - Best Practice for Nonprofits: Dublin - 11 October 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
11 Oct 2017 - 9:30am - 1:00pm
The Wheel, 48 Fleet Street (entrance on Parliament Row), Dublin 2
Price details: 
70 Euro for Members/ 120 Euro for Non Members

This workshop will give you an insight into the essentials of volunteer management. You’ll get to assess where your programme is now and what good practice methods to use to engage volunteers.

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Course details: 

Whether you have 2 volunteer or 2,000, this workshop will show you that the volunteer management steps you need to take are much the same. We’ll lead you through these essential steps, focusing on planning for volunteer Involvement, volunteer engagement and day-to-day Volunteer Managementmanagement. 

At the end of this session you’ll be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of good volunteer management practice
  • Be able to identify good recruitment methods suitable for your organisations
  • Be able to identify good day to day volunteer management practice.

Facilitator: Stuart Garland

Stuart Garland

Stuart is Training & Programmes Manager at Volunteer Ireland where he manages the National Volunteer Management Training Programme and delivers bespoke training to national organisations. Stuart has worked in a wide range of roles in the voluntary and community sector since 1993.

He has direct extensive volunteer management experience with managing volunteer teams.

Stuart was a National Accreditor for European Voluntary Service (EVS) for seven years and has played a key role in development of volunteer management standards in EVS.

Stuart was on the volunteer management team for the Dublin Tall Ships Festival 2012, NYE Dublin 2013, Giro d'Italia Big Start 2014 and the Tour De France Grand Départ (Yorkshire stages).

Feedback from Participants at Stuart's Previous Volunteer Vetting Workshops

"Excellent informative session with good insights and tips." - C. Dooley Martyn, PSPA Ireland
"Stuart's presentation was very good." - F. Hargadon, CASA (Caring & Sharing Association)
"The clarity of how the information was presented and the fluency of Stuart." - M. Keegan, Crosscare
"Stuart's presentation was excellent and his style and delivery were 1st class - please use him again." - S. Darcy, Celbridge Community Council
"The knowledge from the presenter and the presentation on Power Point - very valuable, thank you." - L. Murphy, Pieta House

Who Should Attend: 

Those new to managing volunteers who are looking to upskill themselves or those currently in a role looking for some new ideas.

How to Register: 

Registration on the day from 9.15am and the event begins at 9.30am.

To book, go to the bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.