Volunteer Management Workshop on 2nd & 3rd March 2012


 iVolunteer Institute of Volunteer Management(IIVM) announces the  

Volunteer Management Workshop (VMW) 2012”, to be held on the 2nd & 3rd of March, 2012.

About iVolunteer:
India’s social and rural development needs are unquestionably substantial; however, iVolunteer believes that the answer lies with its people. Volunteers through their skills and expertise can make a significant difference in meeting our social, especially rural developmental needs. 
iVolunteer is a social enterprise whose mission is to bring volunteers and organisations together to share time skills and passion, to promote India’s social development.

Over the last decade, iVolunteer has expanded its reach to over 300 organisations in India and over 45 countries globally. Currently with an all India presence in 7 major cities, engaging 1000 active volunteers at any given time, iVolunteer is one of the largest and most successful volunteering initiatives in India. 
iVolunteer Institute of Volunteer Management (IIVM) was established to build the capacity of development organizations in the field of volunteer management and training and engage volunteers for maximum impact. The first initiative of its kind, IIVM has organized over 100 volunteer management workshops, and trained over 500 professionals from the social development sector in India and overseas.

About the Workshop:
iVolunteer invites you to send one or more representatives from your organisation to participate in this unique workshop. The workshop aims at bringing together organisations in the developmental sector who would like to explore opportunities to manage volunteers more effectively.

Key Objectives of the Workshop:
a) Identifying key components of a successful volunteer management programme
b) Determining the different aspects of volunteering and voluntary action
c) Sharing learning, experiences and best practices in volunteer management

This two day interactive workshop will encourage participants to share their professional and personal volunteering experiences; and they will be supported with a workshop manual, checklists & models, forms for volunteers, briefs about volunteer induction and many more such inputs.
Ideally it is for ?
The workshop is ideal for senior managers and volunteer co-ordinators within your organisation. Note: The medium of instruction will be English.

To confirm your registration, please contact Pavithra Puttur on mumbai@iVolunteer.in, fill in the registration form and send it on or before 22nd February, 2012. 

Hotel Parle International, 
B. N. Agarwal Market, 
Vile Parle (East), 
Mumbai, India

Workshop Fee:
Participation fee per delegate: Rs.2,500 (20% discount for partner NGO delegates).
Demand draft/cheque should be issued in favour of “ChangeX Services Pvt. Ltd.”.
The completed registration form can be emailed to Pavithra Puttur at mumbai@ivolunteer.in with the details of the Cheque (or Demand Draft). You can also send the payment and completed registration form by courier to our iVolunteer office (address mentioned in the form).

Kindly Note: The workshop fee includes meals, tea & coffee, reading material and a detailed “Volunteer Management System: Participant Handbook” for all participants. It does not include accommodation and out station delegates are requested to organize the same themselves.

Session Plan:
DAY ONE 1) Motivation for Volunteering. Why do people volunteer? 
2) Why do organizations need volunteers? 
3) What are the stages of the Volunteer Journey?
4) What are the stages of setting up a Volunteer Management System?
5) It’s all in the Hat!
6) Needs Analysis: Does our Organization need volunteers? 
What roles will they perform?
7) Defining the role of volunteers in your organization
1) Job Descriptions – defining the volunteer’s role
2) Recruitment and marketing
3) Volunteer Selection & Matching
4) Induction and Orientation for volunteers
5) Support, Supervision, and Recognition…and… Retention!
6) Towards a comprehensive Volunteer Policy for your organization
7) Evaluations

VMW 2012 is also being conducted in 6 other cities across India!
For any details, kindly contact the Workshop Manager:
Pavithra Puttur on mumbai@iVolunteer.in
Limited Seats, Register Now!


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