The symposium looked at volunteers as partners in youth work and discussed how youth organisations can both support the progression of volunteers as drivers and deliverers of youth services as well as examining the importance of volunteers in the youth sector.
Speakers on the day will include:
Denis O'Brien, from Foróige will speak about recent reserach on volunteers and volunteering in youth work.
Anna Quigley, from Citywide Drugs will discuss the challenges for the volunteer in representational roles.
John Donovan, from No Name Clubs Ltd, will speak about how to get the balance right for workers and volunteers.
Yvonne McKenna, from Volunteer Ireland will discuss best practices in supporting volunteers