WCAVA: Managing Remote Volunteers

on Tuesday 9th Mar, 2021 at 10:00am

Managing Remote Volunteers - FREE training session.

Date:Tuesday, 9th March 2021
Trainer: Anna Barrow, Voluntary Action Leicestershire

This session will cover the best practice and challenges of managing and supporting remote volunteers, applying good practice to working with volunteers in a different way.

At the end of this session, learners should be able to:

  • Understand what is meant by the term remote volunteer

  • Identify the challenges faced by those managing remote volunteers

  • Create a positive culture for remote volunteers

  • Look at effective communication methods and how to handle difficult situations

  • Identify and manage potential risks involved in remote volunteers.

Voluntary Action Leicestershire (VAL)
VAL like WCAVA is an infrastructure support organisation; they are contracted to provide support to the VCSE sector across Leicester and Leicestershire. This service is commissioned by both the City & County Councils and Clinical Commissioning Groups. A significant part of this contract is the provision by VAL of training, learning and networking events.

As an accredited Volunteer Centre, VAL provides regular training sessions to volunteer managers covering a range of topics. Content will be tailored to the different groups attending the sessions and they encourage all groups to share the issues they may be facing.

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