Volunteer recruitment

Where: Champions Manor Hall Community Centre , Hullbridge Road , South Woodham Ferrers CM3 5LJ (UK).
Date: 23 November 2015
Time: 10:00 -  16:30
 Organised by VST
Event description:


This one day session is aimed at anyone responsible for recruiting volunteers to work in their organisations. The course explores the role of volunteer workers within organisations and looks at the processes for successful recruitment.

We'll cover: 

  • How recruiting volunteers can help an organisation meet its aims and objectives
  • Understanding volunteers' motivations and how they can match what your team needs to achieve
  • the different roles and responsibilities volunteers can take on within an organisation and how these complement those of employed staff
  • Volunteer role descriptions including the skills and qualities needed
  • Different approaches to recruiting volunteers
  • How to assess the resources needed within the recruitment process

Benefits to you

You'll feel much more confident in your ability to recruit volunteers after this course and in addition to the training, you will also have the opportunity to meet and network with other individuals, share ideas and gain valuable support.


''I really enjoyed learning of new ideas and approaches to how the volunteer recruitment process can improve the quality of volunteers engaged in our services.''
Susie Nankivell, Interact who attended May's course 

This course is accredited and is part one of two courses leading to the Gateway Qualifications Level 3 Award in Managing Volunteers. Part two 'Supporting, Developing and Managing Volunteers' will follow on 3rd February 2016. (See also 23rd September 2015). Delegates will need to successfully complete both parts to gain the award. Delegates can choose to attend either course without gaining the full award. Certificates are awarded for both parts of the course and also for the full award.

The course fees shown below are per course and include the accreditation fee.