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  • Volunteer Management Training Course 5: Managing Risk in Your Volunteer Programme

    Created: 22/06/2023
    News/Events Category: Training and Learning


    When: 09:30 - 13:00, Thursday 21 March 2024
    Where: Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Glenrothes, KY6 2AL
    This event is being organised by Fife Voluntary Action
    Costs
    This event is free to attend but to encourage attendance and try and ensure a good turnout to benefit all delegates, we will charge a non-attendance fee of £25.00 per delegate. By submitting a booking for this event you agree to pay this fee for those delegates who have places booked but do not attend.

    Cancellations can be received up to 5 working days ahead of the event, thus avoiding non-attendance fees. A cancellation will only be valid if we have confirmed it with you. You can send somebody else in place of a booked delegate without incurring a non-attendance fee.


    Book a place(s) now!

    What previous participants said they liked most about our training:

    • “I found the session really helpful - the tone and level of content was perfect for me and our organisation, there was lots of information I can see myself using/implementing straight away”
    • “The expertise of the facilitators”
    • “Trainers kept us engaged”
    • “Was a good mix of information and slides, with group activities to break up the day and ensure everyone was engaged.”
    • “Information very clear”
    • “Questions could be asked at any stage”
    • “Well organised and trainer was helpful, patient and friendly”
    • “Information provided was supplemented with examples of best practice, which makes things a lot easier to relate to / implement.”
    • “It was great to meet other volunteer managers from different sectors or areas of work.”
    • “Delivery of training excellent”
    • “The professionalism of the delivery”
    • “Good length, friendly and confident trainers, comfortable atmosphere”
    • “Moving us around so we spoke with different people.”

    Course Content

    You have a moral 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.

    Included in 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

    Who should attend

    Anyone who has, or is expecting to have, responsibility for recruiting or managing volunteers in their organisation. Your organisation should be providing a service in Fife.

    In order to offer places to as many organisations as possible, we are only able to offer two places on each date to members of the same organisation. If your organisation would like to send more than 2 people, please get in touch with us to discuss options.

    Cancellation policy

    This event is free to attend but- to encourage attendance and try and ensure a good turnout to benefit all delegates- we will charge a non-attendance fee of £25.00 per delegate. By submitting a booking for this event, you agree to pay this fee for those delegates who have places booked but do not attend.

    Cancellations can be received up to five working days ahead of the event, thus avoiding non-attendance fees. A cancellation will only be valid if we have confirmed it with you. You can send somebody else in place of a booked delegate without incurring a non-attendance fee.

    Additional Information

    The first 15 minutes of the session will be a relaxed start, with time for hot drinks and networking.

    Notes from the session will be forwarded to all participants who complete a post-training evaluation form that will be e-mailed to you.

    Further study
    This session is part of our Volunteer Management Training suite- a suite of six sessions designed to give you all the skills you need to be an effective volunteer manager.
    Course 5: Managing Risk in Your Volunteer Programme
    Thursday 26 October 2023 (13:00 - 16:30)
    Thursday 21 March 2024 (09:30 - 13:00)
    Course 6: Avoiding Legal Issues in Volunteer Management
    Monday 06 November (14:00 - 16:30)
    Thursday 28 March 2024 (09:30 - 12:00)
    You must make a separate booking for each session you wish to attend.


    Contact: Nicci McDougall
    Phone: 01333 433 660
    E-mail: [email protected]
    For more information visit this weblink
    Book a place(s) now!



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