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Heritage Volunteering Group Conference 2020

The Heritage Volunteering Group exists to help organisations and volunteer managers unlock the power of volunteering. On 12 June, they will be holding their annual conference at the Whitworth.

Heritage Volunteering Group Conference 2020

The Heritage Volunteering Group exists to help organisations and volunteer managers unlock the power of volunteering. On 12 June, they will be holding their annual conference at the Whitworth.

The event brings together volunteer managers and leaders from across the sector to investigate the issues affecting volunteering today. This year’s conference will explore the role of leading in volunteering.

With speakers including Ruth Ibegbuna, founding CEO of ‘RECLAIM’ and the Roots Programme, and Richard Gough, Director of the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum. Plus workshops covering strategic thinking to creating more diverse volunteer programmes, if you manage volunteers this is the conference for you.

Tickets are available for:

  • Early bird: £68.50 (available until Friday 1 May)
  • Standard £75 (available until Friday 22 May)

A limited number of £10 tickets are also available for volunteers. To access these please email fiona.cariss@manchester.ac.uk stating the name of your organisation, the volunteer who would like to attend and why.  You will be issued with a special code to access discounted tickets.  Discounted tickets will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Book your tickets via this link to our e-store


On the evening of Thursday 11th June from 6pm we will be meeting at The Refuge on Oxford Road, Manchester for a pre-conference event and a chance to socialise together. More information to follow on this.


Heritage Volunteering Group Volunteer Leader of the Year Awards

The event also hosts the Heritage Volunteering Group’s ‘Volunteer Leader of the Year Awards’, which celebrates outstanding achievements in volunteer management and leadership. Our 2020 award is sponsored by The Church Conservation Trust with a donated Champing experience for the winner.

Please download the nomination form here
 
Deadline for submissions is 5pm Monday 16 March 2020.

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For any questions or further information please email our Volunteer Manager, Fiona Cariss
You can visit our Volunteer page here