Webinar: Volunteer Vetting - An Information Session for Members of The Wheel: 24 November 2017

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
24 Nov 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Venue: 
Online
Location: 
e-learning
Price details: 
This webinar is free for members of The Wheel only, but registration is a must.
WebinarGardaVetting24Nov2017

Unsure of how and why you should screen your volunteers? Confused about Garda Vetting? This session will help you understand Garda vetting and other screening methods in plain English.

This webinar is free and only for members of The Wheel. Registration is required.

*NOTE: Once your booking is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.

Book your place here to join the webinar on 24 November.

Course details: 

Screening doesn’t begin and end with Garda Vetting. Screening continues through an organisation's engagement of volunteers. This session will walk you through the screening process, highlighting the most appropriate screening methods for your particular situation.

Garda Vetting form

Participants will leave the session with:

  • a better grasp of the Garda Vetting process and the proposed changes under new legislation to be enacted
  • an indepth knowledge of a variety of screening tools you can use yourself
  • ability to state which roles should and shouldn’t be Garda Vetted in your organisation
  • an insight into how Garda Vetting can fit within good volunteer management practice in your organisation.

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 Events

"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)
 
"Great run through, the questions on your mind were then answered normally by the next slide, great thought process in the layout of the session." - E. Doran, First Fortnight
 
"All aspects of the Garda Vetting process was valuable to learn about in this session. It was extremely well delivered and Stuart knows his stuff! I will certainly be attending any further sessions once the new system is rolled out in July." - K. O'Shea, Pieta House
 
"Very informative session, good content." - K. McCarthy, SJOG - STEP Employment Services

Who Should Attend: 

Managers, coordinators, senior staff and volunteers in The Wheel member organisations.

How to Register: 

Attendance is free of charge, but registration is essential.

This webinar is free and only for members of The Wheel. Registration is required.

*NOTE: Once your booking is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the meeting.

Book your place here to join the webinar on 24 November.

Course contact details

Telephone: 
01 454 8727
Email: 
info@wheel.ie