Volunteers’ Training Programme

We are delighted to be able to announce details of our training programme for your volunteers which is to to be run during the next few months.

These four sessions are designed to introduce your volunteers, especially new ones, to the world of volunteering and to introduce them to some of the key issues that many of our organisations face.

The first session, on Thursday 2nd April, will include an introduction to South Derbyshire CVS and to the Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire as well as a general introduction to volunteering

The second session will start to consider Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults.

The third and fourth sessions will be covering some essential skills and safeguards for volunteers in these two areas.

All these sessions will take place at South Derbyshire CVS between 10am and 2 noon.



Led By

Thursday 2nd April
10 – 12

SDCVS Meeting Room

Induction to SDCVS and to Volunteering

Dave Thomas

Tuesday 28th April

10 – 12

SDCVS Meeting Room

Safeguarding Vulnerable Clients

Chris Harris

Thursday 14th May

10 – 12

SDCVS Meeting Room

Lone Working

Meeta Brown

Thursday 11th June

10 – 12

SDCVS Meeting Room

Customer Service Skills

Meeta Brown

About the Trainers

  • Dave Thomas  is the manager of the Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire and has over 25 years experience of working with volunteers
  • Chris Harris is the operations director at South Derbyshire CVS and is an acknowledged authority within the voluntary sector in Derbyshire on Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and Child Protection
  • Meeta Brown is a highly experienced trainer who delivers a range of training courses and sessions in all areas of employability, literacy and numeracy and skills for life.

Book Now!

Bookings are being taken now for all these sessions, and places are strictly limited by the capacity of the venue. 


Chris Wagstaff
Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire
46 – 48 Grove Street
DE11 9DD

Tel: 01283 550163
email chrisw@sdcvs.org.uk


About Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire

We are the Volunteer Centre serving South Derbyshire, supporting volunteers, volunteer managers and volunteering organsiations
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