IMA Seminar - Volunteer Programmes (IMA Seminar)

Posted: Sunday, 12 May 2013

Volunteering in the museum sector is on the increase, with organisations relying more and more on the vital support provided by volunteers. This half-day seminar runs from 10:00-13:30 on Saturday 8 June 2013 and is held in association with the National Gallery of Ireland. It aims to provide museums with the tools to create strong relationships with their volunteers and delegates will hear best-practice examples from a wide range of speakers, including:

Sile Boylan: Visitor Services Officer, National Gallery of Ireland
Dr Dominique Bouchard: Curator of Education & Outreach, The Hunt Museum
Dr Yvonne McKenna: CEO, Volunteer Ireland
Justyna Chmielewska: Volunteer Coordinator, Chester Beatty Library
Kevin Murphy: Chief Officer, Voluntary Arts Ireland
Sean Corcoran: Chairman, Old Drogheda Society

Topics that will be addressed are:

Volunteer Policy, Procedures & Agreement Form
Recruitment and Training Volunteers
Retaining Volunteers
Issues that arise in the everyday work & the volunteering organisation
Identification of volunteer roles within your museum
Volunteer-led Museums
The Volunteering in Arts Organisations Toolkit

Please note there is a nominal fee of €5 for this seminar, payable through the event online booking page

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