How To Lose A Volunteer In Ten Days – Feedback Please?

This session, with external trainer Mark Restall takes place tomorrow at Stanton Village Hall between 10:00am and 4:00pm

We feel that the response has been a little lower than we would have expected and we would value some feedback as to why you didn’t book for this session. Click Here to take our one page survey if you didn’t attend.

This is what we originally said about this day:

It’s not easy to lose a volunteer that quickly, but our next Volunteer Managers Forum, on Wednesday 10th June will be an all-day training session with lots of top tips to help you along the way.

Seriously though, we are delighted that Mark Restall, has agreed to bring  a fun, but information-packed day to us in South Derbyshire as an addition to our Volunteers Week celebrations.

Mark’s own blog sets out his extensive experience:

I’ve spent almost 10 years working in volunteering good practice, at a local and national level. This has included info/policy work for a volunteer centre and many years at Volunteering England, as Head of Information. I’ve written several publications and numerous articles. Volunteers and the Law is available as a free download from Volunteering England. I was also co-author of The Good Practice Guide, the leading volunteer manager’s handbook.

In my time I’ve dealt with, written or trained on just about any topic around volunteering – volunteer policies and procedures, recruitment, retention, health and safety, CRB checks and client protection, and in more recent years have become known for a firm understanding of the legal position of volunteers.

The day will be at:

Stanton Village Hall,
Woodlands Road,
DE15 9TJ

In order to bring such a high profile, nationally renowned trainer to South Derbyshire, we have to changing our usual format for the Volunteer Managers’ Forum. This event will be a full day, from

10am – 4pm

We are also making some changes to the booking procedure for this event.

Voluntary organisations that are also members of South Derbyshire CVS will be able to attend for free.  However, we are introducing a returnable booking deposit of £10 per place. The way that this will work is that we will confirm your booking on recipt of a cheque for £10 for each person and when you attend the event we will return your cheque to you. However, if you do not attend, we will pay the cheque in to cover the room booking and food costs that we will have incurred.

Voluntary organisations in South Derbyshire that are NOT members of CVS will pay £15 per place.

Voluntary organisations from outside South Derbyshire, as well as statutory and private sector organisations will pay £70.

Places are limited, so get your provisional booking in right now by calling Chris Wagstaff on 01283 550163or  email Then get your cheque (made payable to South Derbyshire CVS) to Chris at:

Volunteer Centre South Derbyshire
46-48 Grove Street
DE11 9DD

This event is being subsidised by funding from South Derbyshire CVS


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