Presentations from AVM2016, The National Conference

The following is an overview of the content from AVM2016, The National Conference:


Keynote: How volunteering will continue to fit in with the future strategy of NCVO
Karl Wilding – Director of Public Policy and Volunteering at NCVO
Karl’s Presentation on SlideShare


Keynote: 10 ideas for volunteer managers from the corporate world
Joe Saxton – Driver of Ideas at nfpSynergy and its founder
Joe’s Presentation on SlideShare


Workshop A – Great Scott! – Future Trends & Issues in Volunteer Management
Rob Jackson – Rob Jackson Consulting
Rob’s Presentation on SlideShare


Workshop B – Volunteers and The Law – What Do I Need to Know?
Mark Restall – Author of Volunteers and the Law, trainer, writer and consultant
Mark’s Presentation on SlideShare


Workshop C – DeMontfort University And National Trust Research
Professor Anne-Marie Greene – De Montfort University
Annabel Smith – National Trust
Anne-Marie and Annabel’s Presentation on SlideShare


Workshop D – Measuring Volunteer Impact
Joanna Stuart – Senior Research Officer at NCVO Institute for Volunteering Research
Joanna’s Presentation on Slideshare


Workshop E – Volunteering & Digital Media
David Hunt – Digital Manager at Leonard Cheshire Disability
David’s Presentation on SlideShare


Workshop F – Volunteers And The Law – Ask Me Anything!
Mark Restall – Author of Volunteers and the Law, trainer, writer and consultant
Mark’s Presentation on SlideShare

Bookings Now Open for AVM Conference 2016

welcome to avmThe conference team have been busy, the venue is booked, keynote speakers are in place and the Volunteer Management event of the year, and highlight of the AVM calendar, is ready to go.
Bookings for this year’s AVM annual conference are now open.  You can book your place here.
This year we are offering a small number of member tickets at last year’s conference price so book early to enjoy all of this year’s conference benefits at last year’s price – what could be better.
Key note speakers this year are:
• Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy and Volunteering at NCVO
• Julie Bentley, Chief Executive of Girlguiding
• Joe Saxton, Driver of Ideas at nfpSynergy and its founder
Workshops this year include:
• Volunteers and the Law
• Future Trends and Issues in Volunteer Management
• Measuring Volunteer Impact
• Volunteering and Digital Media
It’s an exciting conference programme and we look forward to seeing you there.

AVM Conference 2015 – slides

The following is an overview of the AVM Conference Programme 2015 (PDF):
Tweets from delegates at the AVM Conference 2015 #AVM15


An age of opportunity for volunteer managers and the sector
Lynne Berry – Chair, Commission on the Voluntary Sector and Ageing
Lynne Berry – slides


Harnessing the voice of the volunteer
Oonagh Aitken – CEO, Volunteering Matters
Oonagh Aitken – slides


Workshop A – Accessibility in action: sharing good practice on involving volunteers with disabilities
Anne-Marie Zaritsky – Mencap
Emily Hughes – Parkinson’s
A – Accessibility – slides


Workshop B – Securing board and CEO engagement and approval for your volunteering strategy
Chris Reed – Barnado’s
B – CEO engagement – slides
B – Engagement strategy


Workshop C – Grow your charity online – how your organisation can grow it’s online reach
Naomi Sesay – The Media Trust
Slides coming


Workshop D – Volunteer management: the essentials
Sheila Norris – Camden Volunteer Centre
Evelyn Rodrigues – Tower Hamlets Volunteer Centre
D – Vol Man Essentials – slides


Workshop E – Engaging student volunteers
Rosie Hunnam – NUS
Tony Payne – Student Volunteering Network and Canterbury College Students’ Union
E – Engaging student vols – slides


Workshop F – Strategic volunteering that pays – a new approach to employer supported volunteering for charities
Sophie Martin – Age UK
F – Employer supported vol – slides