20 May 2019
The Association of Volunteer Managers is delighted to return to the beautiful SS Great Britain in Bristol for a second year. With delegates coming from Wales, Wiltshire and beyond – the event is expected to sell out again this year.
SS Great Britain, Great Western Dockyard, Gas Ferry
Road, Bristol, BS1 6TY 19th June
'Forging connections' will feature four leaders of volunteering
who are driving forward the volunteer management profession.
Together with you, they'll tackle three important, vast and
interconnected challenges that volunteer managers face across the
Those who could most benefit from volunteering are the same people
significantly less likely to volunteer. Does a community
engagement approach to volunteering reduce thebarriers to
volunteering that people with less education, income and life
- How can we reduce the barriers to a wider range of people
engaging with our volunteering?
- Where can I find an innovative way to demonstrate
volunteering's impact and value?
- How can we encourage, enable and support people to step forward
for their community?
- Which different approaches can I use to effectively communicate
with large teams or remote volunteers and colleagues?
When making recommendations or putting together a case for
support you need supporting evidence - otherwise you're just
expressing an opinion. Volunteers are often our greatest advocates:
are we missing out on a key opportunity by not involving them in
building anddemonstrating impact?
The true test of whether we've moved people or changed something,
is if it continues to move or changes without us. Does influential
marketing and communicationshold the key for volunteer managers to
increase buy-in, recruitment, retention and help manage
Join us at the premier event for volunteer managers in the South
West to connect with learning, colleagues and good practice to
strengthen the impact of your work.
Enter 'WCVA' when buying your ticket and you'll receive