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Get Set for Volunteering

Get Set for Volunteering

FREE 6 week course
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.

October Programme

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

Each session will run 1.00pm-3.00pm.

5th Oct:     Welcome & Introduction to volunteering and the volunteer role.

12th Oct:    Identifying your skills, experiences and interests.

19th Oct:    Exploring local volunteer roles and how to apply for a role.

26th Oct:    Meet a Volunteer Manager followed by a Q & A session.

2nd Nov:    Exploring volunteer induction, training and ongoing support for different types of volunteer roles.

9th Nov:   Next steps and certificate presentation.

Another programme will be running during winter/spring 2018 - as soon as the dates for this are confirmed they will be added to this page. 

Book Your Free Place

If you would like to attend this course contact Jen on 01423 813092 or at providing your name and contact details. 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.