Recruiting

Extending your volunteers’ skills

Volunteer Essex works in partnership with Voluntary Sector Training to facilitate training on volunteer management, recruitment and retention.

Voluntary Sector Training is an independent charity providing formal training for people who work in the voluntary sector. This ensures that there is a strong, effective and diverse voluntary and community sector in Essex.

Voluntary Sector Training is an independent charity providing formal training for people who work in the voluntary sector. This ensures that there is a strong, effective and diverse voluntary and community sector in Essex.

There are courses available in a variety of subjects, including:

  • First Aid
  • Safety for lone workers
  • Recruiting and retaining volunteers (Accredited)
  • Trustee & Governance training (Accredited)
  • Mental health awareness
  • Manual handling
  • Principles of fund-raising.

Prices start from just £60 for a full day session or £30 for a half day. However concessionary rates, discounts and promotions are sometimes available. Currently there are £25 bursary places available for smaller charities on some courses.

Find out more at www.voluntarysectortraining.org.uk

Some Volunteer Centres in Essex will also offer local training sessions through forums or workshops, visit our events page to see what’s coming up or contact your local Centre.