Volunteer Scotland - Effective Leadership in Volunteering (2 day course) Day 1
Volunteer Scotland - Effective Leadership in Volunteering (2 day course) Day 1

Volunteer Scotland - Effective Leadership in Volunteering (2 day course) Day 1


  10am - 4pm

Effective Leadership in Volunteering

This two-day course, split over two weeks, will cover everything you need to know about managing and leading a volunteer programme and people.

What does the course cover:

Volunteer management relies on effective leadership to ensure volunteers feel engaged and supported within the organisation and to influence key stakeholders to gain support for volunteering at all levels.

This practical leadership course offers you the chance to consider the current context for volunteering in Scotland, to reflect on your own leadership style, to share practice with volunteer practitioners from across Scotland, and to learn from the expertise and experience of your Volunteer Scotland trainer.

This course will also help you gain an understanding of what good practice looks like in line with the volunteer quality standards, and how to ensure volunteers have a great volunteer experience.

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

Explain the current context for volunteering in Scotland and its impact for your organisation.

  • Flex your leadership style to effectively direct and support individuals, teams and the task.
  • Influence key stakeholders to ensure volunteering has support at all levels.

Who is it aimed at:

The course is aimed at people who have prior experience of leading or managing volunteers and those aspiring to lead volunteering, as an opportunity to build on your existing knowledge and skills. The course is for staff at any level within an organisation, both strategic leaders of volunteering and those managing volunteers at an operational level, as well as volunteers in leadership roles.

Benefits attending this course:

  • Opportunity to invest in your own learning and development.
  • Experienced trainers, who have run volunteer programmes as well as developed volunteer programmes, and who are experienced assessors for a volunteer quality standard.
  • Training linked to good practice in line with quality standards.
  • Opportunity to network with other volunteer practitioners. 
  • Opportunity to join Volunteer Scotland learning community.

What recognition will I receive:

This course is certificated by Volunteer Scotland, you will receive a certificate and digital badge.


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