supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
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.
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;
Health and safety policy
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 from the session will be sent to all participants who complete a post-training evaluation.
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.