As part of its strategic focus for events; Council plans and delivers a number of networking and training opportunities for local event organisers and community groups. Training opportunities are provided to support event organisers and community groups to deliver enjoyable, safe and sustainable community events.
In 2017, the Events training delivered was 'Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers for Events' facilitated by Volunteering Victoria. The workshop was well attended and covered the following topics:
How can event organsiers best attract and retain volunteers to support the successful delivery of their event?
Explore strategies to support volunteer-related recruitment, retention and recognition as a means for building sustainable and successful events for the future.
- Attract volunteers
- Recruitment and retention of volunteers for events
Event Training is conducted annually and community groups are advised of upcoming training.