Volunteer Management and National Conference

Date: Wednesday, 19th September 2018
Time: 9.15am – 5.00pm
Location: The Engine Shed, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ
Led by: AVM (Association of Volunteer Managers), HVOS (Heritage Volunteer Organisers Scotland) and The Festival Team

‘Inclusive volunteering, Inspiring participation’

AVM, in association with HVOS, will be hosting their first event in Scotland, as part of this years Festival of Volunteering. The focus of this event will be inclusion and how good volunteer management inspires great participation.

Conference Programme

9.15am: Registration – tea and coffee

9.45am: Chair’s welcome – Rosie Wylie, Historic Environment Scotland

10.00am: 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

10.40am: Break- move to workshops

10.45am: Workshops

11.45am: Break

11.55am: Case studies – Inclusive volunteering

12.45pm: Lunch (provided)

1.30pm: “Inclusion and participation in youth volunteering” – Matthew Linning, Volunteer Scotland

1.45pm: Workshops 

2.45pm: Break

3.00pm: Case studies – Inclusive volunteering

3.45pm: Stirling’s bid to become the first Scottish European Volunteer Capital and a national volunteering expo – George Thomson, Volunteer Scotland/ Stirling Council

4.00pm: Live Insights session

4.20pm: Summary of the day – Rosie Wylie and Ruth Leonard

4.30pm: Networking opportunity

5.00pm: Finish

Post event informal drinks and networking will then take place.

1. Digital campaign for increased youth involvementRichard Lightbown, English Cricket Board
2. Legacy of the Glasgow 2014 Host City VolunteersDr. Fiona Reid, Sports Volunteer Research Network (SVRN)
3. Measuring volunteer impactScottish Volunteering Forum
4. Embedding Equality, Diversity and InclusionGabrielle McBeth, Glasgow Womens Library

Ticket price information

For AVM Members: £40
For Previous HVOS event attendees: £40
Non-Members: £60