This training session is aimed at Volunteer Managers / people that co-ordinate volunteers within charities and community groups in Kirklees.

This session will be delivered by Abi Macdonald, Volunteer Co-ordinator at CLEAR, Community Links - a mental health charity operating in Kirklees.

Session aims - to equip Volunteer Managers to support volunteers dealing with increased anxiety due to COVID-19.

Format - It will include a presentation and group discussions.

The content will include:

  • What is anxiety? What are the symptoms?
  • How to support someone experiencing anxiety
  • Possible triggers when returning to volunteering
  • Tools to prepare volunteers and make their return as stress free as possible
  • Techniques on starting a conversation about wellbeing with Volunteers
  • Signposting to health and wellbeing resources to support you going forward.