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  • Volunteer Management Course 5, Avoiding Legal Issues and Managing Risk in Your Volunteer Programme

    Created: 15/05/2020, Updated: 23/07/2020

    When: 09.30am-12.00pm, Thursday 30 July 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.


    It is too late to book a place for this particular session, sorry about that.

    Course Aims

    You have a moral and legal responsibility to ensure that volunteers are protected from physical, financial and emotional harm arising from volunteering. This course will support your organisation by ensuring you have the tools and the knowledge to ensure you manage risk effectively.

    Topics to be covered on the course:

    • Duty of care and the law;
    • Your rights and responsibilities;
    • What is risk?
    • Risk identification and management;
    • Risk register;
    • Risk assessments;
    • Health and safety policy 
    • Insurance;
    • Documentation and use of language

    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:

    Notes from the session will be sent to all participants who complete a post-training evaluation.

    Progress/Further Study:

    Course 1  Volunteer Involvement, Getting Started;

    Course 2  Effective Volunteer Recruitment;

    Course 3  Supporting Your Volunteers;

    Course 4  Fair and Equal Volunteering.

    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. 


    Phone: 01592 760720
    E-mail: [email protected]


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