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Ways to wellbeing and productivity for volunteer managers – London

February 21 | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

£50 – £100

We all know about the wellbeing benefits of volunteering for volunteers. But what about the wellbeing and productivity of those who lead and manage volunteers?

Volunteer managers have stressed the importance of this subject in response to our survey. The demands and lack of time, capacity and support we face as staff, volunteers, teams and organisations is only growing. 

That’s why AVM has brought together six specialists to help you explore the meaning and importance of wellbeing and productivity in your work and beyond.

The failure to unlock people’s full potential costs UK organisations more than £6 billionOnly 2 in 5 of the workforce are working at peak performance. If we want our people to flourish they need to have the strategies and tools to improve their knowledge, productivity, focus, energy and resilience. 

This event will give delegates the opportunity to learn them and help their volunteers, colleagues and organisations learn them too.

Our specialists are:

Join us for a day of self-exploration, inspiration and networking.

Registration, networking and refreshments
Refreshments served
Welcome and introductions
Rob Jackson
Icebreaker activity
Sue Jones & Claire Ross
What is wellbeing and why have a wellbeing culture?
Adrian Murtagh
Break and networking
Relieving stress though productivity management

Time management is dead! We will briefly explore why and look at why productivity and attention management are more important tools in managing the stress we all feel in the modern workplace.
Rob Jackson
12 noon
Q&A session
Lunch - provided
Values, authenticity and resilience

An introduction to the role our values and sense of self play on our wellbeing, the foundations for building resilience and tools for tackling barriers to being our best selves.
Lynn Blackadder and Carol Carbine
The Mind Matters

Discover how to grow your emotional wealth and invest in self-care. Sue and Claire will share a bank of resources you can build to support a healthy mindset for every day.
Sue Jones & Claire Ross
Break and networking
See below
Wellbeing tools and techniques marketplace

Attendees choose from different interactive sessions focused on:

  • The Circle of Excellence - harnessing the power of the Circle to respond more confidently, enhance your wellbeing and shift your mind to a more resourceful state.
  • Jump starting your Personal Wellbeing Workout - explore a toolkit of resources for all interests and learning styles to help you take the first steps in creating a more resilient you.
  • Your Life Work Balance - led by Adrian and Rob
All presenters
Q&A session
Action planning & wrap up

We reflect on what we've learnt today and how we can apply it when we return to the workplace.
Rob Jackson
Event closes

Please note – to get the best out of this event we strongly advise that you complete the recommended pre-event work. This will be sent out to you in advance of the event.

This event helps tackle homelessness in London. The venue reinvests its profits into One Housing’s vital work supporting homeless people in the community to regain their independence and move on to stable futures.


Arlington House Conference Centre, 220 Arlington Rd, Camden Town, London NW1 7HE


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February 21
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
£50 – £100
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Arlington Conference Centre
220 Arlington Rd
London, NW1 7HE



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