Managing volunteers working from home or other locations presents unique challenges. This course takes a look at some of the options for managers of such volunteers and explores the balance between effective volunteers and business needs. Attendees will learn to develop the right culture and systems to get the best to get the best out of their volunteers.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for volunteer managers whose volunteers are frequently based off-site or who work with service users in isolation from others. 

What will the course cover?

  • Understanding safe procedures for remote volunteers
  • Getting the culture right for remote volunteering
  • Effective communication in difficult situations
  • Managing risk

Course requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this course, although participants will require a reasonable understanding of English.
  • To access this course free of charge you will need to be currently working for a voluntary or community organisation based in Leicester or Leicestershire. Organisations who do not meet these requirements will be asked to pay.

If you have any particular requirements, please call 0116 2575001.

Terms and conditions

Please note that by booking you agree to our terms and conditions. The terms and conditions include information about costs and cancellations, so please review them before booking.