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How to recruit more volunteers – free training

11th April 2023

Learn how best to recruit and retain volunteers for your East Devon arts organisation, venue, museum or festival – we recommend attending both sessions.

What motivates volunteers and trends in volunteering.
– Develop role descriptions
– Make your volunteer opportunities stand out
– Advertise your volunteer opportunities, including cause-based campaigns

– Good practice in volunteer recruitment
– Overcoming barriers for prospective volunteers
– Recruitment, selection, and helping new volunteers to settle in with effective induction

Delivered by the South West Museum Development Programme.

These training sessions are brought to you by ACED and are funded by the UK Government through the Shared Prosperity Fund.


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