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An Introduction to the Investing in Volunteers UK Standard

  • Start Date: 15th October 2015, 15:00

Unfortunately this event has been postponed. Please contact Julie-Ann Ashe (julie-ann.ashe@volunteernow.co.uk) to be placed on the waiting list for the next event.

Whether your volunteer programme is well established or just developing, Investing in Volunteers offers you a benchmark of 46 practices of effective volunteer management - an invaluable FREE resource for ALL volunteer involving organisations!

An Introduction to Investing in Volunteers is a FREE information session designed to help you explore Investing in Volunteers and what it means for your organisation. It will assist you to start to benchmark volunteering in your organisation against the UK Quality Standard and how to identify development areas and gaps in practice.

This information session is ideal for people who:

  • Have little or no experience of quality standards in volunteer management.
  • Are considering working towards first time accreditation for the Investing in Volunteers Award or have taken on a new responsibility for Investing in Volunteers in an accredited organisation.
  • Are looking for more information about Investing in Volunteers to help improve their organisation's volunteer involvement.
  • Want to use Investing in Volunteers to benchmark their organisation against the UK Standard to develop good practice.

By the end of the information session you will have covered:

  • The background to the Investing in Volunteers UK Standard and its benefits to volunteer involving organisations.
  • An overview of the Investing in Volunteers's structure, indicators and practices.
  • Benchmarking to help you start to identify areas for development in your volunteer programme.
  • An introduction to the Investing in Volunteers UK Standard Award accreditation process.

Book your place below!

If you have any queries or are unable to attend this session and would like to discuss how Investing in Volunteers can work for your organisation, please contact David Fitzsimons on 028 9081 8330 or email david.fitzsimons@volunteernow.co.uk.

Time: 3.009m - 4.30pm

Location: Volunteer Now, 34 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB

Cost: Free

To find out more and download your FREE copy of the Standard or register your interest (without obligation) to to www.investinginvolunteers.org.uk.


Cancellation policy:  should you need to cancel your booking, no charge will be applied if written notice is received 5 working days before the course.  Volunteer Now regrets that if written notice is received less than 5 working days before the course a 10 cancellation charge will be made.  If no notice is given, full fees must be paid.  Volunteer Now reserves the right to cancel a course at any time. Once you receive your confirmation email, no further reminders will be issued.

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