Staff and volunteer policy2018-11-14T05:07:51+00:00
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Developing a Staff and Volunteer Policy

There’s a lot to be covered in a staff and volunteer policy, from recruitment and induction to discipline and grievance; and a whole lot more in-between.  A staff and volunteer policy will provide guidance for a consistent approach across your organisation.

This course is for committee members/trustees, managers and supervisors who are responsible for developing a staff and volunteer policy ensuring that it is fit for purpose and implemented effectively.

Lesson 1: Key points of a staff and volunteer policy part 1

Lesson 2: Key points of a staff and volunteer policy part 2

This staff and volunteer policy course focuses on:

  • The importance and benefits of a staff and volunteer policy
  • Key features of a staff and volunteer policy
  • What needs to be included in your policy for volunteers and additional requirements for paid staff
  • How a staff and volunteer policy fits into the bigger picture, for example equality and diversity and health and safety.

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CPD certified – Cost: £15 pp + VAT (£18)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 1.5 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required

Certificate: Self print CPD certified certificate

Recognition: CPD certified by the CPD certification service

Payment: Pay online

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Formal accreditation option – Cost: £40 pp + VAT (£48)

Course duration: 12 months unlimited access to course materials

Place of study: On line distance learning course – learn anywhere, fully mobile – internet access required

Support: Course trainer available to answer queries by email or our social media channels

Average time to complete: 3 hours

Assessment: Mini assessments at the end of each lesson, pass rate of 75% required. In addition learners must submit their learner file to their course tutor.

Certificate: Open College Network West Midlands certificate will be sent recorded delivery

Recognition: Formally accredited through Open College Network West Midlands – 1 credit

Payment: Pay online

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In house/classroom version – Cost: £450 (+VAT) + travel

Course duration: 1 day (6 hours) for up to 15 learners

Place of study: Venue of your choice

Support: Your trainer will answer any questions on the day, email support for the following week.

Assessment: Targeted questions throughout the day. If formal accreditation is requested learners will submit their learner file.

Certificate: CPD certificate on the day. If formal accreditation is requested the certificates take approx. 1 – 2 weeks.

Recognition: You can choose between CPD certified or a formally recognised accreditation (Formal accreditation incurs an additional cost of £20 pp)

Payment: Contact us to arrange your training day and payment

Learning outcomes

Course code: PR2/2/MR/019       Level: 2           Credits: 1

1. Understand the role of a staff and volunteer policy within an organisation.

2. Understand key points needed when developing a staff and volunteer policy.

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