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Tel: 01256 423816

Attracting, Keeping and Supporting your Volunteers



A one-day workshop covering the basics of:
How to develop and market your volunteer roles to attract volunteers with the most to
give, looking at difficulties with recruitment and new avenues for finding volunteers
Identifying signs and causes of de-motivation, and understanding of why volunteers leave
and strategies on how to value and acknowledge your volunteers in order to keep them
How to support and offer supervision to your volunteers in order to get the best out of
them and give them what they need to stay. There will be opportunities to share good and
bad experiences, ask questions and cover difficult topics including offering constructive

Date: Wednesday 26th April 2017 / Venue: The Orchard / Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm


  • Voluntary/community organisations (VCOs) within Basingstoke and Deane - Only £10
  • Partnership members/staff Only - £10
  • Basingstoke and Deane Borough councillors/parish councillors - Free
  • All others - £30

Who to contact

For information on courses or an application form, unless stated differently in the course information, please contact:

Assistant Community Development Officer,
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Civic Offices, London Road,
Basingstoke RG21 4AH
Telephone 01256 845622 or email community.training@basingstoke.gov.uk

Please note that as an organisation, these courses are essential to ensuring your group runs efficiently and helps to build the foundations to support yourselves. Please consider if there is a member of your committee who would benefit from this training and bring back knowledge to your group.

PLEASE BOOK EARLY AS PLACES ARE LIMITED. IN THE EVENT OF INSUFFICIENT PARTICIPANTS A FULL REFUND WILL BE GIVEN. We cannot accept block bookings without names of delegates. Course places are normally limited to four per course for each organisation. All cheques should be made payable to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council or you can pay online at www.basingstoke.gov.uk.

These courses are subsidised by the Basingstoke and District Learning Partnership. Please note that the full cost of the course will be charged to you if you do not give notification of cancellation in writing (email is acceptable) 48hrs prior to the course being run.