When: 09.30am-12.00pm, Wednesday 17 June 2020 Where: Zoom Call, Anywhere with an internet connection, Online, KY6 2AL This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
Despite the constant interest in new and better techniques to recruit volunteers, the true challenge in the volunteer field is first having meaningful activities for volunteers to do. Without preparation you run the risk of attracting people who do not really meet your needs and therefore are the wrong volunteers for you; and having the wrong volunteers may be worse than having no volunteers at all.
Included in the course:
• Motivations for volunteering;
• Developing opportunities;
• Methods of recruitment;
• Recruitment messages;
• Recruitment strategies.
We asked people who attended these sessions earlier in the year, what they liked most about our training - here are some of their comments:
"Talking over ideas and methods"
"I have always found the trainers to be very knowledgable re their topics"
"Chance to network and work with others"
"(topic) made easier to understand"
"Meeting new people and being involved in group activities"
Who should attend
Anyone who has, or is expecting to have, responsibility for recruiting/managing volunteers in their organisation. Your organisation should be providing a service in Fife.
Notes from the session will be forwarded to all participants who complete a post-training evaluation form that will be e-mailed to you.
How to join the session
The link for the Zoom call will be sent out shortly before the Training starts, along with a password, which you will need to access the session. You're welcome to use video or just audio; Zoom allows you to choose. You don't need to download any software, simply follow the link we send out on the day and enter the password when prompted.