Tuesday 13th May (10am- 3.30pm) at Hatton Locks, Canal and River Trust
Price: £25 (members) and £42 (non-members)
Canal & River Trust Hatton Locks office (Dundas Meeting Room), Canal Lane, Hatton, Warwick CV35 7JL
Nearest train station is Warwick Parkway which has direct trains from London and Birmingham.

What will the seminar cover?
Session 1: The challenges of working with remote volunteers: what does this mean for our practice as volunteer managers and leaders?
Speakers: Nikki Squelch (Alzheimers Society) and Helen Johnston (RNIB)
As the world of volunteering changes, how comfortable and confident are we to work with volunteers we may not meet face to face? This session will reflect on the current Dementia Friends programme at Alzheimers Society and on the RNIB experience of working with remote technology to support volunteers.
Session 2: Reflections on the transition from public sector to charity: opportunities and challenges in volunteering and volunteer management
Speaker: Ed Moss, National Volunteering Manager at Canal & River Trust (formerly British Waterways)
Developing AVM
This seminar will also be an opportunity to:

  • hear an update on the latest developments at the Association of Volunteer Managers, including plans for the national conference and code of practice for volunteer management
  • discuss peer exchange and support: sharing news, views, ideas and requests for help among members

You can book your place now.

Comments (1)

Hopefully might be able to make this now – fingers crossed. Just wondering, in terms of keeping costs down, if anyone has any thoughts on attendees sharing travel plans so that people from further afield could look at lift-sharing or sharing taxis from Warwick Parkway station?

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