Training runs from 10am to 2pm at various venues around Camden, and a delicious lunch and a certificate of attendance are provided. Contact VCC to find out when and where the next sessions will take place.
By the end of the training, you should feel confident about how to find and apply for volunteering opportunities, what they can expect from the organisations and what the organisations will expect from them.
Topics covered include:
¨ Understanding the role of the volunteer
¨ Understanding what volunteering is, and how it differs from work experience, internships, apprenticeships and unpaid work
¨ Reasons for volunteering 1 – the benefit to individuals
¨ Reasons for volunteering 2 – the benefit to organisations
¨ The kind of organisations that involve volunteers and how they are funded
¨ Structure of charities and the role of trustees
¨ Health and Safety in volunteering
¨ Principles of Customer Service
¨ How to find your ideal volunteer role
¨ Questions to ask an organisation before you start volunteering
¨ Volunteer recruitment – volunteer application forms and volunteer interviews
For more information or to book your place, contact Catherine by email Catherine@volunteercentrecamden.org.uk or phone 020 7424 9990.