Volunteer Recruitment: Writing Effective Role Descriptions

This course is designed for anyone who needs to create a volunteer role description. It is suitable for trustees, managers or volunteer co-ordinators in organisations who involve volunteers.

Whether you are recruiting volunteers for the first time or looking to improve the effectiveness of your recruitment – this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to feel confident in drawing up volunteer role descriptions.
There will be a step by step approach and practical individual and group exercises leading you towards developing your own volunteer role description.

Course content

This is a three hour course that will cover:

  • Your starting point; what do you want volunteers to do
  • What are volunteer role descriptions and why we need them
  • Things to consider when planning volunteer roles
  • What to include in your volunteer role description
  • Getting started creating an awarding volunteer role
  • Using the role description

Learning outcomes

  • Know why we need role descriptions for volunteers
  • Be able to identify the key components of a volunteer role description
  • Understand how to create your own volunteer role descriptions
  • Know how the volunteer role description fits in with your organisations overall volunteer programme


£25 VCS organisations

£70 Private/statutory

Booking Contact

Please click here to book your place. 

When and Where?

Tuesday February 5th, 2019
9:30AM - 1:30PM
2-4 Forum Place, Fiddlebridge Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0RN

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