A Community First Yorkshire event

Volunteer Co-ordinator Network meeting: collaborative volunteering practices in a rural context

Event aims

Across North Yorkshire how can we, as volunteer coordinators and managers work more collaboratively? Guest speaker, Rob Jackson will be joining us to facilitate a discussion on the challenges and considerations for collaborative volunteering in a rural environment.

Who should attend?

This a network meeting for volunteer co-ordinators from across North Yorkshire to network and share information, advice, tips and thoughts on all aspects of volunteer management.

What will you learn?

At our next Volunteer Co-ordinator Network meeting we will be focussing on how collaborative volunteering practices can be delivered in rural areas. In the first half of the meeting Rob Jackson will lead a discussion on the challenges and considerations for volunteer managers.

After a short break there will then be an opportunity to explore the topic further with other volunteer coordinators and to raise any issues or concerns you may have about any aspect of volunteer management.

If you have any specific questions you would like to put to the network, please submit these before the meeting.

What’s included?

All attendees will receive a copy of the presentations and notes from the session.

About the trainer

Rob Jackson is Director of Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd, a consultancy and training company that helps engage and inspire people to bring about change.

Rob has more than 25 years’ experience working in the voluntary and community sector, holding a variety of strategic development and senior management roles that have focused on leading and engaging volunteers. Rob has run his company since 2011 working with a wide range of clients in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the USA and Canada.

Rob is co-author of The Complete Volunteer Management Handbook (DSC, 2012 and 2019) and From The Top Down – UK Edition (Energize Inc., 2015).

Quote from previous participant

“Thank you very much for bringing together all the information. All very useful and helpful.” Christine Mackay Centre Coordinator, Scarborough Survivors March 2021


Please note that this is a virtual network meeting which will be held via Zoom.

Please register to attend by clicking the ‘book now’ button at the bottom of this page. Once you have registered, a confirmation email will be sent with a Zoom link to join.

If you would like to attend but do not have a Zoom account or would like a short introduction session on the basics of using Zoom, please get in touch volunteersupport@communityfirstyorkshire.org.uk