‘Recruiting, Placing and Inducting Volunteers’         The webinar will begin promptly at 1pm           and last approxima...
Recruiting, Placing and Inducting            Volunteers               The webinar will be delivered by Ann Maughan.       ...
Aim of This Webinar To consider the process of recruiting, placing andinducting volunteers to ensure that an organisation ...
We Will Cover:•   Volunteer policy•   What is volunteering?•   Why your organisation needs volunteers•   Defining roles•  ...
Volunteer Policy1. Should be consistent with your organisation’s goals and take account of   the unique contributions that...
What is Volunteering?           • Difference between             paid employees and             volunteers           • Leg...
Why Your Organisation Needs             Volunteers• Plan a volunteer programme• Consider roles and responsibilities• Consi...
Defining Roles• Do you recruit to a specific role?• Do you take someone who has offered to help and  match them to a role?...
Defining Roles•   Length of the project•   With whom (who will the volunteer be working with?)•   When (what hours/time of...
Person Specifications           • Knowledge, skills, experience             and personal qualities needed to             f...
Promoting Volunteering• Involve relevant people• Use creative methods• Help potential volunteers clearly to  understand th...
Assessing Suitability                              www.globelearning.org                               Follow us on twitte...
Agreeing Arrangements                              www.globelearning.org                               Follow us on twitte...
Starting off Well“What happenedon your first day?”                                           www.globelearning.org        ...
Starting off Well“Thorough induction is vital to ensure that volunteersunderstand their roles and the contribution they ca...
Induction Checklist                             www.globelearning.org                              Follow us on twitter (@...
To Conclude•Have a Volunteer Policy•Think about nature of volunteering•Identify why your organisation needs volunteers•Def...
Thank You for Participating! Did you enjoy today’s webinar? Why not look at some         of our courses on globelearning.o...
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  • Take out all the volunteers’ week logos
  • Take out all Volunteers’ Week logos A volunteer is someone who: Gives of their time for no financial gain. Gives of their time and energy to partake in activities that benefit society, the community, the environment, or an individual outside of their immediate family. Gives of their time freely and by choice. So, as you can see, volunteering is primarily guided by three characteristics:   The absence of financial gain Carrying out activities that benefit others Choice. of their time for no financial gain. Gives of their time and energy to partake in activities that benefit society, the community, the environment, or an individual outside of their immediate family. Gives of their time freely and by choice. Difference So, as you can see, volunteering is primarily guided by three characteristics:   The absence of financial gain Carrying out activities that benefit others Choice.    
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  • Recruiting, Placing and Inducting Volunteers

    1. 1. ‘Recruiting, Placing and Inducting Volunteers’ The webinar will begin promptly at 1pm and last approximately 45 minutes. www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    2. 2. Recruiting, Placing and Inducting Volunteers The webinar will be delivered by Ann Maughan. Ann has over 20 years’ experience working in the voluntary sector. She has set up volunteer programmes, managed volunteers, and developed a range of training programmes to support volunteer managers. www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    3. 3. Aim of This Webinar To consider the process of recruiting, placing andinducting volunteers to ensure that an organisation finds volunteers they can match to suitable roles, and who fit in with its organisational goals. www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    4. 4. We Will Cover:• Volunteer policy• What is volunteering?• Why your organisation needs volunteers• Defining roles• Drawing up person specifications• Promoting volunteering• Assessing suitability• Agreeing arrangements• Starting off well www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    5. 5. Volunteer Policy1. Should be consistent with your organisation’s goals and take account of the unique contributions that volunteers can make3. Shows that you understand volunteers and volunteering5. Should cover important issues, such as recruitment and selection and induction www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    6. 6. What is Volunteering? • Difference between paid employees and volunteers • Legal issues • Diversity of volunteers www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    7. 7. Why Your Organisation Needs Volunteers• Plan a volunteer programme• Consider roles and responsibilities• Consider management of volunteers• Volunteers should complement work of paid staff, not substitute it• Think more adventurously about new projects• Involve stakeholders www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    8. 8. Defining Roles• Do you recruit to a specific role?• Do you take someone who has offered to help and match them to a role?• Do you look at the skills the person has to offer and make up a volunteer role? www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    9. 9. Defining Roles• Length of the project• With whom (who will the volunteer be working with?)• When (what hours/time of day?)• Commitment needed (are they needed daily?)• Where (where will the volunteering take place?)• Type of work (will they be working in an office? In the garden?)• Supervision needed• Training needed (will training be required to undertake the role?) www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    10. 10. Person Specifications • Knowledge, skills, experience and personal qualities needed to fulfil the role • Qualities needed to fit in with ethos and culture of organisation www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    11. 11. Promoting Volunteering• Involve relevant people• Use creative methods• Help potential volunteers clearly to understand the background and opportunities• Provide factual evidence• Provide opportunities for people to investigate opportunities• Evaluate and analyse the responses www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    12. 12. Assessing Suitability www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    13. 13. Agreeing Arrangements www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    14. 14. Starting off Well“What happenedon your first day?” www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    15. 15. Starting off Well“Thorough induction is vital to ensure that volunteersunderstand their roles and the contribution they can make to theorganisation’s goals and to ensure that they can fulfil theirduties safely and effectively.”“Identify appropriate means of delivering induction, taking intoaccount volunteers’ abilities, styles and motivations” www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    16. 16. Induction Checklist www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    17. 17. To Conclude•Have a Volunteer Policy•Think about nature of volunteering•Identify why your organisation needs volunteers•Define roles & person specifications•Promote volunteering creatively and cost-effectively•Find ways of assessing suitability•Have a process for agreeing arrangements•Start off well www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)
    18. 18. Thank You for Participating! Did you enjoy today’s webinar? Why not look at some of our courses on globelearning.org Last day to purchase the Winning Bids online course for just £15!Also, if you use the discount code WEB0612 before nextFriday, you get 20% off the globe course of your choice! www.globelearning.org Follow us on twitter (@globelearning) ‘Like’ us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/globelearning)

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