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The Volunteer Management Conference will provide the latest updates and guidance in supporting outstanding recruitment, retention and management of volunteers across the voluntary sector. Participants will hear from policy experts and leading practitioners in developing a successful volunteer management strategy, attracting volunteers through effective marketing, enhancing the volunteer experience and delivering high quality training and development to maximise the impact of all volunteers.

Reasons to Attend:

the latest insights and research updates from the NCVO in enhancing the volunteer experience
how to develop a successful volunteer strategy to support sustainable recruitment and retention
how to enhance marketing to attract recruits and make your organisation more accessible and volunteer-friendly
how volunteer managers can improve the quality of safeguarding provision
practical guidance on supporting training and development to maximise the impact of volunteers
how charities can support diversity and access for their volunteer workforce to widen participation
how all voluntary organisations can develop effective partnerships with universities, the private sector and public sector to attract new volunteers
with leading professionals from across the voluntary sector to share best practice and guidance
This Conference is specifically designed for the Voluntary Sector. Typical job titles will include:
  • Chief Executives
  • Deputy Chief Executives
  • Directors of Volunteers
  • Directors of People
  • Heads of Volunteering
  • Heads of Volunteering Development
  • Volunteer Managers
  • Volunteer Development Managers
  • Volunteer Coordinators
  • Volunteer Officers
  • Heads of HR
  • HR Directors
  • HR Managers
  • Programme Managers
  • Team Managers

* This Conference is also open to the wider public sector to encourage networking and debate.


I found the event an informative, thought provoking day - it has helped for me to forward plan and think about visioning as i write the restructure of our volunteers programme.

Service Manager for Community Partnership, Signposts

Really useful event, lots of information and good ideas to take back to my charity, felt inspired. Very useful meeting other Volunteer Managers within the voluntary sector.

Senior Volunteer Services Adviser, Havens Hospice

The Volunteer Management Conference gave me an excellent chance to meet new people in my sector and catch up with other sector professionals. It inspired me to be dynamic and that a small idea can lead to change for the better!

Volunteer Development Officer, The Royal British Legion

Great opportunity to share strategic thinking on the current and future trends affecting volunteer management and to meet others who are developing and delivering good practice.

Volunteering Co-ordinator, Community First Yorkshire

A very interesting and stimulating event with good quality speakers.

Head of Volunteering, Independent Age

This was a great event, with interesting speakers who are all involved in influencing and delivering great volunteer management practice It was a fabulous opportunity to learn of their work, meet other volunteer managers and get a flavour of some interesting developments in the volunteer management field.

Volunteering Coordinator, Royal National Lifeboat Institution

The event was almost too good - with so many takeaways and ideas for development.

Head of Volunteering, Compassion UK

Fantastic event with a great range of speakers across the voluntary sector - I've taken away lots of ideas (and contacts) for projects I'm currently involved in!

Senior Membership Co-coordinator, Girlguiding