Volunteer Management: Volunteering Within the Law

Understand the legal context as it applies to the involvement and management of volunteers.

Who the course is for
Anyone currently working with volunteers or wishing to develop a volunteer-led programme. The content for this course will be relevant to supporting volunteers across all sectors.
Please note this training is not taught by a lawyer so the trainer will not be in a position to address specific legal issues.

Course Date: Wednesday 11 November 2020
Start Time: 10.00
End Time:12.30

Course Content:

This course will cover:
  • Understanding your legal position as a volunteer involving organisation.

  • How to support volunteers while avoiding the risk of creating contracts and falling foul of employment law

  • Health and safety, insurance, data protection and expenses. What is the law and what is good practice?

Learning Outcomes:

This course will help you to:
  • Understand the legal implications of volunteering and the legal position of volunteers

  • Develop an approach to expressing your volunteer relationships without creating contracts with them

  • Identify key issues for your organisation to be aware of, and actions to take to reduce risk.

About the Trainer:

Hannah Morgan-Gray has over 18 years’ experience in the voluntary sector. She has been Head of Volunteering and Fundraising for two National charities and is currently a CEO of a Hertfordshire charity. Hannah is passionate about volunteering and is a volunteer climbing instructor for a charity that she Co-Founded .


£15 Hertfordshire VCS organisation staff or volunteer
£25 Hertfordshire private and statutory organisations staff or volunteers
Upon booking, you will receive information on how to arrange payment of your course fee.

Booking Contact:


Catch up with our latest news

Hertfordshire Trustee Conference & Trustees Week
We are delighted to once again be partnering with #TeamHerts Volunteering to deliver the second Annual Hertfordshire Trustee Conference, this year held online. Followed by a week of practical online workshops & discussion forums to celebrate Trustee Week 2020.
£100 for projects making a difference in Hertfordshire
To be in with a chance of winning £100 towards your own crowdfunding campaign, tell us how your project or organisation is making a difference to communities in Hertfordshire. .
Wildlife photo exhibition launches in aid of HCF
On Tuesday 22 September an online photography exhibition, Herts in Focus, will officially launch. Featuring 60 photographs, the exhibition is in aid of HCF and is a celebration of our county’s beautiful wildlife..
New Crowdfunding funds launch
HCF is delighted to announce that a further two Innovation Funds are launching for Hertfordshire areas. .