Category Archives: Volunteer Manager’s Forum

Volunteer Managers’ Forum – Training Needs Analysis

At today’s Volunteer Managers’ Forum, we discussed the training needs of volunteer managers in South Derbyshire. From this it is clear that we could do with a session that is a general introduction to volunteer management. We will set this … Continue reading

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Voluntary Sector Forum / Volunteer Managers Forum

Yes, the title says it all. The South Derbyshire Voluntary Sector forum which now incorporates the Volunteer Manager’s Form is tomorrow, Wednesday 8th June 2011. Voluntary Sector Forum Wednesday 8th June 2011 Emmanuel Church Hall Church Street Swadlincote DE11 8LF … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

One of the things that we do well in volunteering is bouncing back from setbacks and adversity. On this blog last week we were bemoaning the loss of so many talented colleagues from our sector. Today we are making changes and adjustments … Continue reading

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Is Managing Volunteers a Real Job?

Volunteer managers often seem to lack confidence in what we do. We make the right noises in private, or in a group of other volunteer managers, but find it hard to really champion the cause of volunteering, even within our own … Continue reading

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Influencing Up – Getting Support for Volunteering in Your Organisation

Influencing Up – A 2 hour free workshop for anyone interested in getting buy-in for volunteering. Wednesday 23rd March 10.00 at South Derbyshire CVS. As managers of volunteer programmes already know, it can sometimes be difficult to get whole-hearted support (and … Continue reading

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Supporting Hard To Reach Volunteers – Volunteer Managers’ Forum – 24th February

One of the greatest dilemmas faced by volunteer managers is how to balance the time and energy needed to meet the needs of volunteers with the time and energy needed to support the people or service that the volunteers are … Continue reading

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Youth Inspired: sharing good practice in youth volunteering

Derbyshire young people’s volunteering projects run by vinvolved and Volunteer Centres Derbyshire will be teaming up to share some of the good practice that has been developed over the three years of activity. The Sharing Good Practice events in November … Continue reading

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