Learning

29Jul 2013

Managers who can lead effectively create a positive working climate and learning culture, which in turn leads to high quality individual and organisational performance. Leaders inspire and motivate others to follow them towards a vision, rather than commanding them to do things For managers of volunteers, it is particularly important to develop strong leadership skills. […]

13Nov 2012

Do you sometimes feel your volunteers are more interested in chatting than getting anything done. Or you find occasionally that your thanks and praise seem to irritate some volunteers? Successful volunteer roles need to meet the needs of your organisation, and also engage and motivate your volunteers. How can you make roles so attractive that […]

18Oct 2012

What are volunteers to your organisation? At a recent training day one manager referred to volunteers as “the lifeblood of our organisation”. Pretty important then! People often refer to volunteers as “vital” or “essential” to the organisation. For some of you, volunteers are the “public face” of the organisation, for others they “make the engine […]

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