Learning outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • understand the role and scope of the voluntary sector, its environment and workforce
  • recognise and use some of the terms and concepts associated with the voluntary sector
  • be able to describe the key areas of work in a voluntary organisation and how to apply your knowledge about the sector to your own work or volunteering (if already active in the sector)
  • be able to clarify, and feel more confident about, where your skills and interests might fit within the voluntary sector and know where to go for further information, training and support.

Why study this course?

Before you begin