Deep Dive East Devon - 'Recruiting Volunteers - role descriptions, training, induction' (ONLINE)

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Course Category: DCT Webinars, East Devon VCSE Support, Voluntary Sector and Governance, Social and Community Enterprise, Community Development, Business and Marketing

Please note: this session is available to VCSE organisations working within East Devon ONLY. This project is funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Deep Dive sessions look in-depth at a range of topics relevant to VCSE organisations, delivered by a range of experienced trainers.


  • 16.3m people volunteered through a group, club or organisation in 2020/21, but since the pandemic there has been a decline in people volunteering.
  • Do you find it hard to recruit volunteers?
  • Would you like to find out about induction and training for volunteers at your organisation?

Participants will leave this workshop with ideas on how to recruit, knowledge about different role descriptions, available training for volunteers and how to induct newly recruited volunteers.

What will the training include?

This workshop will dive into different ways to recruit volunteers for your voluntary organisation, community group or social enterprise, exploring ideas like online platforms, local advertising and community events.

It will look at what makes a good role description, induction and training process and attendees will leave with useful templates and information about relevant volunteer training.

It will also provide a chance for attendees to share advice and find solutions.

If you would like to find out about other trainings and events we are running, please visit our Eventbrite page.


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