Inclusive volunteering, Inspiring participation

Inclusive volunteering, Inspiring participation

Date(s): Wed 19 Sep 18
Location: The Engine Shed Forthside Way Stirling FK8 1QZ

AVM are delighted to announce our first event in Scotland, as part of the Stirling Volunteering Festival and in association with HVOS.

The focus of this event will be inclusion and how good volunteer management inspires great participation. 

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9:15 - Registration, tea & coffee

9:45 - Chair’s welcome - Rosie Wylie, HVOS Chair

10:00 - Keynote address: “Inclusion at Macmillan Cancer Support is only possible through proper support of volunteer managers” - Ruth Leonard, Head of Volunteer Development, Macmillan Cancer Support; Chair, AVM

10:40 - Break (move to workshops)

10:45 - Workshops (please choose one from the following workshops)

1 - Digital campaign for increased youth involvement - Richard Lightbown, English Cricket Board

2 - Legacy of the Glasgow 2014 Host City Volunteers - Dr. Fiona Reid, Sports Volunteer Research Network (SVRN)

3 - Measuring volunteer impact - Scottish Volunteering Forum

4 - Embedding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion - Gabrielle MacBeth, Glasgow Women’s Library 

11:45 - Break


11:55 - CASE STUDIES – Inclusive volunteering


12:45 - Lunch, provided. 


1:30 - “Inclusion and participation in youth volunteering” - Matthew Linning, Volunteer Scotland


1:45 - WORKSHOPS (See 10:45-11:45) Please choose one to attend.


2:45 - BREAK


3:00 - CASE STUDIES -Inclusive volunteering


3:45 - Stirling’s bid to become the first Scottish European Volunteer Capital and a National Volunteering Expo - George Thomson, Volunteer Scotland with Stirling Council


4:00 - Live Insights session.


4:20 - Summary of the day - Rosie Wylie, Ruth Leonard


4:30 - Networking opportunity 


5:00 - Finish


Post event informal drinks and networking.

Inclusive volunteering, Inspiring participation

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