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Course Detail



Course Name

Volunteer Recruitment: Writing Effective Role Descriptions


Welwyn Hatfield

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Training Types

Volunteer Recruitment and Management

Who the course is for

This course is designed for anyone who needs to create a volunteer role description. It is suitable for trustees, managers or volunteer co-ordinators in organisations who involve volunteers.
Whether you are recruiting volunteers for the first time or looking to improve the effectiveness of your recruitment – this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident in drawing up volunteer role descriptions.
There will be a step by step approach and practical individual and group exercises leading you towards developing your own volunteer role description.

Course content

This is a three hour course that will cover:

  • Your starting point; what do you want volunteers to do
  • What are volunteer role descriptions and why we need them
  • Things to consider when planning volunteer roles
  • What to include in your volunteer role description
  • Getting started creating an awarding volunteer role
  • Using the role description

Learning outcomes

  • Know why we need role descriptions for volunteers
  • Be able to identify the key components of a volunteer role description
  • Understand how to create your own volunteer role descriptions
  • Know how the volunteer role description fits in with your organisations overall volunteer programme


Karen Malone

Trainer background

Karen works for #TeamHerts Volunteering - delivering events and training around the county. Previously Karen worked in local government and for Home-Start in Hertfordshire.


£25 VCS organisations

£70 Private/statutory

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