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Supportive volunteering (Zoom)

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In this basic training you will work on the most important skills for good contact: distance and proximity, guarding boundaries and communication.

You will learn about and develop your basic skills for your volunteering activities with one of our partner organisations.

Objectives and content
Experienced trainers discuss various subjects, such as:

  • your motivation, position and role as a volunteer
  • the differences between a buddy and a friend or a counselor and a volunteer
  • how to be near but not too near
  • know where your limits are
  • how to strengthen your communication skills
  • effective managing of difficult behaviour
  • coping with loss.

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.

Time investment
A total of 10 hours (including homework)

Study material
You will receive a handout per mail.

Number of participants
The course can accommodate up to a maximum of 10 participants.

Certificate of attendance

Registration through your coordinator of the related volunteering organisation.

A condition to participate in this online meeting is that you are present with both image and sound.

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