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We are pleased to be able to provide training sessions online and also some face to face training in 2022

Our training sessions will mainly be done using the Zoom online platform. Some new courses in 2022 will be held in person, so please check the details for each course.

Please see below for our current training courses and follow the links for further information and to book online.

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Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers

Thursday 19th May 2022

1.00 pm – 3.30 pm (2.5 hours)

Cost: £40 – £70

This is an action packed session filled with practical suggestions and plenty of opportunities to share ideas on how to recruit volunteers and keep hold of them!

Volunteer recruitment is a constant challenge for many organisations. This workshop will explore people’s motivations to volunteer and the barriers inhibiting volunteering. Equipped with this knowledge you will have the chance to critique current volunteer recruitment campaigns, analyse new and innovative ways for working and learn about current developments in the sector in Oxfordshire and how OCVA can help.

There will be opportunities throughout the session to reflect on your current methods of recruitment and volunteer management. OCVA’s Volunteer Co-ordinator will offer his thoughts on how to retain volunteers based on conversations with clients in the Volunteer Centre and the findings of national research.

We will also be looking at ways to engage with volunteers during Volunteers Week 2022 and how you can promote your roles during the week.

The course will be run online using Zoom.

An Introduction to Volunteering and the Law

Tuesday 12th July 2022

1.00 pm – 3.00 pm (2 hours)

Cost: £40 – £70

An essential session for those responsible for managing volunteers.

This informative and engaging workshop will highlight the key areas to be aware of, and tips to make sure you are adhering to your responsibilities in protecting volunteer’s rights

This course is a basic introduction to volunteering and the law. The session will help you to clarify the legal position in relation to volunteers. How do you ensure that you are supporting and developing volunteers while avoiding the risk of creating contracts and falling foul of employment law?

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