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Volunteering and the law

15th September, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This four-hour online session is designed to give learners a basic understanding of volunteering & the law. Volunteer Cornwall is charging £49 for this course.

About this event

Who would benefit from this course?

It is intended for:

  • Those working with volunteers and have a responsibility for policies and / or processes
  • Those developing or managing volunteer programmes

No formal qualifications are necessary.

What does the workshop cover?

This session will enable learners to understand:

  1. The legal requirements for volunteering within your organisation
  2. The principles of risk management in relation to volunteering
  3. Agreements, contracts & honorary contracts
  4. Introduction to safer recruitment
  5. What can go wrong?

No formal assessment. Group discussions and various activities / exercises. On completion an in-house certificate of attendance and participation will be issued.

For further information please email training@volunteercornwall.org.uk or call 01872 266987.


15th September
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Tags:


volunteer cornwall



Terms and conditions

To cover our own non-refundable costs, cancellations made less than three working days before the event, or non-attendance, will incur a £25 administration charge. Cancellations and substitutions will only be accepted in writing to office@cornwallvsf.org. Click here to read our full terms and conditions.