Passion, Purpose, Participation – advancing volunteering together (Edinburgh conference)
November 4£50 – £70
Passion, Purpose, Participation – advancing volunteering together
HVOS members: Please note that for our 2019 conference, you are considered to be a member of HVOS if you have subscribed to the HVOS newsletter and/ or have attended one of our previous conferences. In 2020, only people who have subscribed to the HVOS newsletter will be eligible for the members’ rate at the conference.
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Together, we will bring you a day full of learning focused on increasing participation in volunteering, whatever your sector.
We look forward to welcoming you to our conference.
Please note, there is no entry to the event before 9.00am with the conference agenda beginning at 9.30am.
|9.00am||Conference registration opens
Refreshments available – tea, coffee, biscuits
Chance to make new contacts, meet old friends and check out our exhibition stands
Lauren Roden, HVOS Chair/ Volunteer Programme Coordinator, National Galleries of Scotland
|9.45am||Keynote Address: Shifting the dial on volunteering: From nice to have to business critical
Morven MacLean, Head of Volunteering, and Scott Semple, Director for People, Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS)
|10.45am||Morning workshops – Please choose one when you book
|11.45am||Tea, coffee & networking opportunity|
|12.00pm||Bringing Gardenias to Govanhill: How to engage non-traditional audiences with heritage
Susan O’Connor, Director, Scottish Civic Trust
|12.30pm||Lunch and chance to network
A sandwich lunch is provided with a range of dietary options. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements when you book
|1.30pm||‘Volunteering, Health and Wellbeing’ – What does the evidence tell us? - Matthew Linning, Strategic Performance Manager, Volunteer Scotland
|2.00pm||Afternoon workshops (repeated from the morning) – Please choose one when you book [/expand]|
|3.00pm||Tea, coffee & networking opportunity|
|3.15pm||Volunteer Managers Advice Surgery
A Q&A session on whatever you want. Hosted by an AVM Board member, and featuring speakers from the day.
Lauren Roden, HVOS Chair
|4.00pm||Optional tour of the National Museum of Scotland – if you would like to join the tour, please confirm when you book your ticket|
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Terms and conditions
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- Cancellations received 40–20 days before the start of the event, regardless of date booked, will incur a 25% administration charge.
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Whilst the programme is correct at time of going to press, AVM reserves the right to change details of the event without notice. Alterations may occasionally be necessary due to circumstances beyond our control.
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Views expressed by speakers are their own. AVM disclaims any liability for advice given, or views expressed, by any speaker at the event or in any documentation provided to delegates.
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