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Get Set for Volunteering

Get Set for Volunteering

FREE 6 week course
Begins Thursday 4th May 2017 1.00-3.00pm
At Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR

Are you looking for an opportunity to build your skills, boost your confidence or refresh your CV?

Get Set for Volunteering is a short course specially designed for people who are not currently working but are interested in finding out more about volunteering. You might be looking to volunteer as a way to get back into the workplace or simply as a way to boost your confidence.

During the sessions we will look at what volunteering involves. We will identify local volunteer roles which match your skills and interests. There will be plenty of opportunity to chat to fellow course participants who are also considering volunteering for the first time.

The course is open to a maximum of 10 people. Our experienced tutor will guide you through the world of volunteering and answer any questions you have. If at the end of the course you decide you would like to volunteer we do offer extra help with completing application forms if you require.

 

Programme

Course Enrolment: Up to half an hour at a time to suit you.

4th May:     Welcome & Introduction to volunteering and the volunteer role.

11th May:    Identifying your skills, experiences and interests.

18th May:    Exploring local volunteer roles and how to apply for a role.

25th May:    Meet a Volunteer Manager followed by a Q & A session.

8th June:    Exploring volunteer induction, training and ongoing support for different types of volunteer roles.

15th June:   Next steps and certificate presentation.

 

Book Your Free Place

If you would like to attend this course contact Rachel Kingdom on 01423 504074 or volunteer@harcvs.org.uk providing your name and contact details. Alternatively you can drop in to Harrogate Community House reception, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. All course attendees will attend a short one to one session at the beginning and end of the course to compete their enrolment and certificate paperwork. These one to one sessions will be arranged at a time to suit you.