Evolve: Support and Supervision of Volunteers - An Essential Tool in your Toolkit

Good Support and Supervision is key to preventing small problems from becoming large scale disasters! It also helps enormously with retention of volunteers; building good relationships and helping volunteers to develop their skills and reflect on their experiences. Why then is it so often at the bottom of people’s ‘to-do’ list and can cause anxiety for managers and volunteers alike? Come along to Evolve and explore this really interesting and valuable tool with Julie Golding, our Delivered Services Manager.

Evolve is our dynamic forum for Volunteer Managers to help with Continuing Professional Development. Evolve brings together volunteer managers with lots of different experience to learn, share experiences, and network.

Each Evolve has a different thematic focus, concentrating on your professional development. Evolve is also an opportunity to give and receive peer support. It is an invaluable tool for everyone with responsibility for recruiting, managing or supporting volunteers (whether paid or as a volunteer, whether in frontline service delivery or serving on a management board or committee) and everyone will be made very welcome.

It's completely free but we do ask people to book so check out details of our next session and please come along.

There will be a presentation and time for questions and discussion.  Please come ready with your questions and comments on this and any other current volunteering management issue you want to get informal peer support with. (Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.)

Who is the event for? Volunteer Managers

When? Date: 16 September 2015, Time: 10am - 12pm

Where? Volunteer Centre Edinburgh, 222 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 5EQ

Cost? Free

Enquiries Please contact Jean on 0131 561 8334 or e-mail her at

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Use the below form to book your place at this event

  • You will be invoiced for your booking. Please do not send payment now.
  • Bookings are subject to confirmation by the Volunteer Centre.
  • All bookings are non-refundable.
  • We generally limit places to two bookings per organisation per course.
  • If you need to book more than one place on the course, please submit another form for that person.

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