Volunteers and the Law

This short briefing will contain the basic information required to ensure that you are operating within the Law as well as a chance to share experience with others.

Level: Starter
Date: Thursday 2 December, 2021 - 12:00 to 14:00
Prices: Full members £55.00, Affiliates £77.00, Non members £94.00

What is this course about?

To improve participants’ knowledge of legal issues and volunteering.

What will you learn?

1.    Explain legislation in relation to volunteering
2.    Highlight who is allowed to volunteer & their rights
3.    Identify employment laws in relation to volunteering
4.    Describe DBS requirements
5.    Use an action plan to implement ideas in organisation

Who is the course for?

Staff newly working with and co-ordinating volunteers or wanting to update knowledge.


  • Standard price: £94 

Voscur membership is free for small organisations.

If you would like to benefit from VCSE Academy discounts and other benefits, you can register for Voscur membership today 

Discounted rates for Voscur Members and Affiliates:

Voscur Members: £55  Voscur Affiliates: £77 

What else do you need to know?

This course is scheduled to run online, to take part, you will need a laptop with a camera, microphone, and Wi-Fi. You won't need any other software. 

You will be emailed an invitation with a link to join the online training the day before the course.

For more information about coronavirus, see https://www.voscur.org/content/covid19-service-users 

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