Volunteering WA launches ‘Leading the Way’ free training webinar series


Volunteering WA’s Leading the Way is a free online webinar series, funded by the Minderoo Foundation, specifically designed for volunteer managers who work in small volunteer involving organisations. It outlines a best practice approach to launch or re-invigorate volunteer programs and supports the ongoing effective management of volunteers.

Increasing retention and volunteer engagement should be at the heart of all volunteer programs. Building and nurturing a positive and productive relationship between your organisation and volunteers helps to achieve your goals while creating a rewarding volunteer experience.

The webinar series is divided into four modules which will provide pragmatic practices, tips and materials. Please see below for more details and how to register.

Module 1: Building a Solid Foundation

  • Organisational vision
  • Leadership role
  • Developing policies and procedures to reach long term goals and day to day running of an organisation
  • Developing a budget

Click here to register for Module 1 (Held on Wednesday 11th November).

Module 2: Connecting with Volunteers

  • Recruiting, screening and selecting volunteers
  • Reducing barriers to participation

Click here to register for Module 2, to be held on Thursday 19th November.

Module 3: Supporting Volunteers

  • Welcoming volunteers
  • Recognising and rewarding volunteers
  • Education and training for volunteers

Click here to register for Module 3, to be held on Thursday 26th November.

Module 4: Evaluating and Reviewing Outcomes

  • Evaluating performance
  • Departing volunteers and saying goodbye
  • Program review and volunteer engagement plan development

Register here for Module 4, to be held on Wednesday 9th December.

To register for a webinar, please follow the link under each module.

This webinar series is free and is proudly funded by the Minderoo Foundation.

Minderoo Foundation