Free online course on the voluntary sector from the Open University
The Open University has produced a new free online course called Introducing the Voluntary Sector, which is aimed at learners working, or aspiring to work, as paid members of staff or as volunteers in voluntary or community organisations.
The course covers the context and features of voluntary and community organisations including :
- the structure and history of the UK voluntary sector
- values and beliefs
- funding issues
- understanding stakeholders and beneficiaries
- power and empowerment
- the role of volunteering
Please click here to find out more.