Recruit and Retain Volunteers

Thursday, 10 December, 2020 - 09:00 to 13:00
Online course
Price £94 (Voscur Full Members £55, Associate Members £77)
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There has been such an impressive response from volunteers throughout COVID-19. This course looks at the best ways to keep your new volunteers engaged and continuing to support your organiastion.

Statistically January is also the most common time people look to begin volunteering to support their community, often part of a New Years resolution.

Bearing all this in mind December is the perfect time to attend Voscur’s popular session Recruit and Retain Volunteers.


Price: £94, around 40% off for Voscur Full Members on our half day courses, 20% off for Voscur Associate Members.

Full members: £55

Associate members: £77

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What is this course about?

Its vital to ensure your organsation has the right volunteers and that they are well supported and stay with you as long as you need them. This course will enable you to identify who are the best people for your volunteer roles, how to get them on board and how to ensure they stay.

What will you learn?

  • How to develop effective role descriptions
  • How to recruit effectively
  • What your organisation can offfer to help volunteer retention
  • To make a plan to improve volunteer recruitment and retention.


Who is this course for?

Anyone who has the responsibility for finding and keeping volunteers in an organisation that is fairly new to developing volunteer management.

What else do you need to know?

To take part you will need a laptop with a camera, microphone, and Wi-Fi. You will not require any additional software. You will be emailed an invitation with a link to join the online training prior to the course.

Voscur is running all our training online due to the ongoing public health situation with coronavirus (or COVID-19). This decision was taken in line with local and national health advice, and to safeguard the health of our attendees and staff. We are aware that many VCSE organisations in the city are focusing their efforts on providing and changing their services to respond to communities. For more information about coronavirus, see

Level: Basic

Voscur theme: Making an Impact


For paid courses if you cancel your place on a training course you will need to give at least two weeks' notice. Less than two weeks' notice will result in the full cost of the course being invoiced (If you are unable to send someone in your place). If you have been offered a free place, or the training you have booked is a free session, and you don’t cancel as above, an admin fee of £25 will be charged.

Voscur reserves the right to withdraw a course at any time. In these circumstances, participants will be offered a full refund or an alternative course or date, if applicable.

How to book: 

Click here to book your place.


Contact name: 
Rosa Watkin