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Volunteering WA can deliver online or on-site training no matter where you are located in WA.

Our workshops can be tailored to suit your audience, sector and differing legislation requirements. Please submit a training enquiry form noting the topic(s) you would like presented, approximate dates, expected attendees, and budget. 

Our Continuous Professional Development (CPD) program is specifically designed to enable volunteer management to flourish, whether you are in a large or small town or regional centre.

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Workshops (3 - 4 hours)

All topics of interest are fee-for-service and are typically 4-hours for in-person workshops and 3-hours for online workshops. All on-demand training can be tailored to suit your sector, attendee’s existing level of knowledge, and specific training needs.   

Please get in touch via our   training enquiry form   to discuss training needs, topics, expected attendee numbers and pricing. 

Leading The Way (four modules)

CPD Points: Up to 0.5 CPD Point are awarded for attending each module

This online course has been specifically designed for volunteer managers who work in small volunteer involving organisations. The course is divided into four modules which will provide pragmatic practices, tips, materials and best-practice approaches to launch or re-invigorate volunteer programs. Helping to support and develop the ongoing effective management of volunteering programs.

Module 1: Building a solid foundation

Module 2: Connecting with volunteers

Module 3: Supporting volunteers in your organisation

Module 4: Reviewing and evaluating your volunteer management program

Growing and Remodelling Online and In-Person Volunteering

CPD Points: *Up to 2 CPD points awarded for attending the workshop and up to an additional 3 points can be earned for implementing online and in-person volunteering learnings

There are several advantages to engaging and utilising the services of volunteers online and in-person to increase the attractiveness of your volunteer involving organisation (VIO).  Considering online and in-person programs increases the number and quality of potential volunteers, boosts efficiency and productivity, and decreases environmental impacts.  Considering your volunteer involving organisation, this workshop will look at the challenges you face with COVID-19 and how to prepare volunteer programs to be more inclusive.

Volunteer Supervision and Evaluating Volunteer Outcomes

CPD Points: Up to 2 CPD points are awarded for attending

By exploring a variety of supervision styles, understanding the responsibilities of the supervisor and the supervisee as well as considering the core values of supervision will increase productivity, commitment, and motivation from your volunteers.

This workshop also covers the planning, monitoring, and reviewing a continuous process with Volunteer Managers and Volunteers.

Diversity and Inclusion

CPD Points: Up to 2 CPD points awarded for attending

It's essential to have the education, tools, and support to build inclusive cultures within Volunteer Involving Organisations and for your employees and volunteers to understand the benefits of having a diverse workplace.

Recruiting for diversity is very rewarding for your organisation, clients and volunteers and improves the capacity to achieve objectives across the whole community.

Attracting and Retaining Young Volunteers

CPD Points: Up to 2 CPD points awarded for attending

Young people seek not only a sense of purpose from volunteering and their work but also rapid advancement opportunities and continuous feedback, learning and development.

This workshop looks at and is not limited to recruitment attraction strategies, designing roles of interest and how to increase engagement and productivity of young people.

Recruiting and Retaining All Generations

CPD Points: Up to 2 CPD points awarded for attending

When a volunteer understands your Volunteer Involving Organisations Vision, Mission and Values and the reasons why you have the systems and structures in place, they will be inspired and energised to work for your organisation.  

Rewarding and recognising your new and current volunteers is a fantastic motivational way of generating and increasing talent.

Information Sessions (1 – 2 hours)

All on-demand training and information sessions are fee-for-service and can be tailored to suit your sector, attendee’s existing level of knowledge, and specific training needs. 

Sessions can be delivered in-person (travel fees may apply), or online. Topics include:

  • Rewarding and recognising volunteers
  • Team dynamics
  • Building leaderships skills
  • Resolving conflict, grievances, and dismissals
  • Volunteer communication skills
  • Organisational readiness
  • Connecting and matching volunteer expectations