All community and voluntary groups rely on volunteers to help you to run your organisation. Do you know your legal responsibilities to your volunteers?

Virtual Training course comprising two 2 hour sessions on Thursday 17th June, 10am-12pm and Thursday 24th June, 1pm-3pm

Who's it for?

Any organisation which involves volunteers and especially those managing volunteers.

This course will help you understand your legal responsibilities. The updated session will look at:

  • Legislation
  • Avoiding creating contracts
  • Reducing risk
  • Volunteer Agreements and paperwork
  • Expenses
  • ...and many of the common pitfalls facing volunteering involving organisations.

The session will also give hints and tips on the best way to manage your volunteers and implement good practice.

This session links into the People section of the GRIPP Checklist.

The course will be delivered by Mark Smith, Development Officer at CVS Cheshire East. Mark has worked in the VCF Sector for 14 years with a variety of organisations and roles. His main background is Volunteer Management but he has a great deal of experience in all of the essential topics when supporting organisations. His experience, knowledge and skills are ideal to deliver the CVS training courses. 

*Cancellation: Please note, non-attendance without 5 working days' notice of cancellation will result in you being invoiced a charge of £20 administration fee. Non-CVS members will be charged the full training course fee if not cancelled without 5 working days' notice.

If there are any queries about this or any other training course please contact the Development Team on 01270 763100 or email:

Safeguarding our Learners: CVS Cheshire East is committed to safeguarding all vulnerable adults. We take any disclosure seriously and wish to create a safe environment for our learners. If anyone has any concerns or issues then please raise these with the tutor or alternatively you can contact our Chief Officer on 07792 754904.For more information please ask for a copy of our Adults Safeguarding Policy.


Please register by clicking the link below; you will then be sent Zoom dial-in information for both training sessions closer to the date.

17th June, 2021 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Phone: 01270763100
Course Fee(s)
CVS Cheshire East Members £ 35.00
Non-Members £ 65.00