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Webinar: Volunteering and Safeguarding

04 March 2021 | 10am – 11am

Delivered through the medium of English

Aim

A look at common issues around volunteer roles and safeguarding that have arisen during the past 12 months, and what steps you might take to address them.

Content

The past year with the COVID-19 crisis has raised multiple safeguarding issues for voluntary organisations, from how to adapt services to meet the needs of people who may be at risk and how to keep staff, beneficiaries and volunteers safe in this situation. Never has the phrase “Safeguarding is everyone’s business” been more relevant.

The first in our Spring series of webinars will discuss the issues of volunteers and safeguarding from the past year and consider how we might deliver address the issues and enhance safeguarding practice in response.

Good and appropriate safeguarding provides public reassurance about your organisation and contributes to the positive reputation of the voluntary sector in general.

Learning outcomes

The webinar will cover:

  • The safeguarding issues around volunteer roles that have come to our attention during the past year
  • How an organisation might address the issues
  • What have we learnt that may enhance safeguarding practice?

Who is the webinar for?

This webinar will be suitable for all those staff, volunteers and trustees who have responsibility for safeguarding in their organisations.