15 November 2006 - 17 November 2006
CSV's Institute for Advanced Volunteer Management (IAVM) 2006
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Do you manage volunteers? Are you responsible for citizen involvement in your organisation? Would you like to engage more people and communities in your work? Develop your management and leadership skills? Or make the transition from Volunteer Co-ordinator to Volunteer Manager?
If you are committed to volunteering and to maximising the contribution that your volunteers can make, don't miss the opportunity to participate in CSV's Institute for Advanced Volunteer Management 2006 from Wednesday, 15th - Friday, 17th November 2006 at The Britannia Hotel in Nottingham. IAVM 2006 presents the unique opportunity to attend a cutting edge three-day training event presented in a relaxed residential setting, offering:
- 33 advanced-level workshops on all aspects of volunteer management and leadership, 24 of them new to IAVM in 2006;
- an acclaimed international Faculty of volunteerism experts comprising Steve McCurley, Rick Lynch and Linda Graff from North America, Fraser Dyer from the UK, and Martin J Cowling from Australia plus guest presenter Graham Allcott, Chief Executive of Student Volunteering England;
- keynote address, plenaries and discussion forums;
- invaluable networking opportunities including IAVM networking dinner and evening entertainment;
- individual consultations with all members of the Faculty;
- themed workshops on 'personal and professional development';
- residential and day delegate options
Assistance with Funding
If you would like to attend IAVM 2006 but your training budget is limited, you may be able to obtain financial assistance through the Lottery Foundation's 'Awards for All' fund for local communities, a joint distributor of smaller lottery grants of £500-£5,000. The scoring system awards points for applications based on regional and national criteria with different schemes for each of the four countries of the UK, and a number of students successfully qualified for funding in 2005.
For further information visit: www.awardsforall.org.uk