The Training Course Volunteer Management Process took place between August 5-11, 2019, in the Philippines, Quezon City. The course is part of the project The Inspiration of You, a partnership between NGOs from Europe, Latin America and Asia, co-funded by the European Union through the Erasmus + program, Capacity Building in the field of youth.
4 Youth Workers from CECIS participated in this TC together with other 21 youth workers from the partner organizations.

The Training Course aimed to develop knowledge and skills of youth workers from the partner organizations to recruit, train and motivate volunteers thus, providing a robust structure for them to work within.

Partner organizations

  • Center for Education and Consulting Structural Instruments (Romania-Targu-Jiu)
  • MV International (Italy – Sassari)
  • Institute for Global Education Exchange and Intership – IGEEI (Philippines – Cainta)
  • Brigada de Voluntarios Bolivarianos del Peru (Peru – Lima)
  • Circulo Italo Argentino Raices Sarda Buenos Aires Norte (Argentina – Buenos Aires)
  • Center for Development of Community Initiative and Environment (Viet Nam – Hanoi)

Learning objectives:

– Understanding of the phases and procedures for volunteer management.
– Job managing and coordinating volunteers who join the organisation and engage in its activity.
– Correct incorporation in the organisation and in the activity of people desirous of volunteering.

The training course was structured in 4 modules:

  • Planning for Volunteer Involvement – preparing for volunteer involvement, volunteer motivations, identifying and developing volunteer role descriptions;
  • Volunteer Recruitment and Selection – volunteer recruitment, campaigns and effective advertising, managing volunteer applications, conducting an interview, volunteer selection process;
  • Day-to-Day Management of Volunteers– what is a volunteer management programme, agreement, team management, recognition of volunteers, assessing the program, managing exists of volunteers;
  • Train the volunteer –  structured training programme, on the job training, ongoing training.