VA Online Supportive volunteering (English)

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Let op: Deze training is inmiddels van start, inschrijven is niet meer mogelijk.

The start date is not a meeting, on this date you can start with the online modules

In our basictrainings we always handle 4 subjects – motivation and personal effectiveness, the rol and position of a volunteer, basic principles for communication and setting limits.
In the VA online basictraining supportive volunteering you learn important skills that will help you in your (one-on-one) contact with the person you support. You do this by a combination of online modules and a practice session, during which you can practise the handled subjects.

Objectives and content
VA online trainings combine online learning with a live session to practise the learned subjects. The trainer provides online feedback.

The training consists of:

  • five online modules
  • a live practice session (due to corona virus restrictions the session is held digitally)
  • online closing and evaluation.

In the online modules you learn the important skills you require for supportive volunteering such as:

  • conversation skills
  • motivation and personal effectiveness
  • your role and position as volunteer, maatje or buddy
  • setting and guarding limits
  • giving and receiving feedback
  • stimulating and motivating others.

For whom?
This training is intended for new buddies or volunteers who (wish to) work for one of our partner organisations. Please note: enrollment for this course takes place via your coordinator of the volunteering organisation..

How does it work?
On the start-date you receive an introduction mail with information about the inlog process. You learn the theory through text and exercises that you can carry out at home, behind your computer and in your own environment. You receive feedback from the trainer per e-mail. A practice session is scheduled towards the end of the training. During this (mandatory) session you can practise what you learned in the online modules under digital guidance of the trainer. During this session you can also share your experiences.

Time investment
Approximately 9 hours, to be scheduled as you wish, after the start date. The practice session is prefixed/scheduled.

Study material
Online modules with information and exercises exercises, that can be downloaded in pdf-format.

Number of participants
The training can accommodate up to 12 participants (with a minimum of 8).

Certificate of attendance

Registration through your coordinator of the related volunteering organisation.

Beware: the start date is not a meeting, on this date you can start with the online modules

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