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Recruit and Retain Volunteers

The Centre For Volunteering

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)

Recruit and Retain Volunteers

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Ticket Type Sales End Price * Fee Quantity
Ticket price for financial members of The Centre for Volunteering for the 2016/17 fiscal year. NOTE: Members will need their member number when registering. If unsure please call (02) 9261 3600.
14/08/2017 $165.00 $0.00
Ticket price for non-members of The Centre for Volunteering during in the 2016/17 fiscal year. For more information on how to become a member please contact the membership team on (02) 9261 3600 or by emailing
14/08/2017 $198.00 $0.00
* Prices include GST

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Professional Development Workshop presented by The Centre for Volunteering

Recruit and Retain Volunteers (1-day course)

Do you have a 5-star approach to attracting and keeping volunteers? Just like major companies strive to be an employer of choice, so too should volunteer-involving organisations.

Find the path to volunteer recruitmentThat’s because effective recruitment and retention of staff and volunteers makes people and organisations more productive, stable, and happier. 

Join Penny York as she presents this one day workshop with techniques to help recruit and retain volunteers.

Topics to be covered in the workshop include:

  • Are you ready to recruit?
  • How/where do you find a perfect match?
  • Policies and Procedures to support your efforts
  • Tips, tools, techniques for interview selection
  • Support, rewards and motivation
  • Volunteer engagement
  • National Standards supporting your work.

Refresh and review your recruitment practices with Penny York and explore the concepts of engagement.

About our Presenter, Penny York

Penny’s corporate background has spanned training, business consultancy, project management, sales, marketing, corporate communications, and public relations.

Penny YorkOver the past twelve years, her focus has been on consulting in business strategy and volunteer program management, as well as designing and delivering training programs for government agencies, community associations and not-for-profit organisations.

In partnership with The Centre for Volunteering, she has shared her knowledge and skills with such organisations as The Smith Family, Local Government and libraries, SES, Australian Red Cross, ActionAid, Bernie Banton Foundation, The Cancer Council, RSL NSW and NACRO recycling.

Penny holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master of Business Administration from Macquarie University.

Cancellation/Withdrawal  Policy

If you arrive at the training venue after 9:30am on the day of the course you may not be admitted and will not receive a refund.
A 10%  fee will apply for all cancellations made within 7 days of the course date.
No refund will be given if you withdraw, cancel or defer your enrolment  on the day or after the scheduled workshop date.

Have questions about Recruit and Retain Volunteers? Contact The Centre For Volunteering

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The Centre For Volunteering
40 Gloucester StreetLevel 3
The Rocks, NSW 2000

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm (AEST)

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