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This free 2 hour session is aimed at people who are new to managing volunteers or involving volunteers in their organisation. Is your organisation volunteer ready? Come along and find out more about how you can prepare your organisation to effectively involve volunteers.


Training to be held virtually on Zoom.

Who's it for?
Any community or voluntary group which involves volunteers and wants to ensure that best practice is followed. Especially aimed at new volunteer managers or people who are new to working with volunteers.
This training is funded by Cheshire East Lifelong Learning.
Aim of the session:
The course aims to help new volunteer managers or volunteer involving organisations. To ensure you get the best from your volunteers good volunteer management is essential.

The course covers:

  •          What you need in place before involving volunteers.
  •          Policies and procedures.
  •          Best practice in volunteer management.
  •          Pitfalls to avoid.

Outcomes for learners:

  • Understand the policies and procedures that need to be in place to support you and your volunteers.
  • Understand best practice in recruiting and retaining your volunteers.

During the session volunteer managers are encouraged to share ideas and solutions.

This session fits into the Governance and People sections of the GRIPP Checklist.

The course will be delivered by a member of the Development Team at CVS Cheshire East.  


*Cancellation: Please note that although this course is free for all VCFS organisations – non-attendance without 5 working days' notice of cancellation will result in you being invoiced a £20 administration fee. This cancellation fee is to assess genuine interest in courses and cover the time spent in administration and preparation of the training should it not reach minimum numbers required by funders as a result of non-attendance.  Please see our cancellation policy for more information*


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


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.

14th October, 2021 1:00 PM through  3:00 PM
Zoom Virtual Meeting
Phone: 01270763100