Team Napier Edinburgh Zoo May 11 th 2015

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Team Napier Edinburgh Zoo May 11 th 2015

Team Napier Edinburgh Zoo May 11 th 2015

NSA Aims are to… Engage… students in unique ways to support them in becoming

NSA Aims are to… Engage… students in unique ways to support them in becoming better global citizens and skilled graduates Empower… students to seek out and leverage the opportunities that best suit them Enrich… the personalised student experience

1. Engage with

1. Engage with

2. Empower Students to “Reach their Potential” Personal Potential Club Potential Local Impact

2. Empower Students to “Reach their Potential” Personal Potential Club Potential Local Impact

3. Enrich Students Personalised Student Experience VBase is…

3. Enrich Students Personalised Student Experience VBase is…

Overview • What is Volunteering? • Benefits of Volunteering • Employers and Graduate Attributes

Overview • What is Volunteering? • Benefits of Volunteering • Employers and Graduate Attributes • Get that Volunteering Role! • Track your Activity • Available Support

What is Volunteering?

What is Volunteering?

Types of Volunteering • Personal Interest • Academic Interest • Strategic Volunteering • Club

Types of Volunteering • Personal Interest • Academic Interest • Strategic Volunteering • Club and Society • Team Volunteering • Duke of Edinburgh

Benefits of Volunteering?

Benefits of Volunteering?

Personal Benefits of Volunteering Values Recognition: Make a difference Become a Global Citizen Skills:

Personal Benefits of Volunteering Values Recognition: Make a difference Become a Global Citizen Skills: Personal Skills Academic Skills Learn about community Personal Benefits: Gain confidence Be part of a community Employability Skills Take on a challenge Meet people Have fun!

Community Benefits of Volunteering • 32% of adults in Edinburgh Volunteer: around 132, 000

Community Benefits of Volunteering • 32% of adults in Edinburgh Volunteer: around 132, 000 people • 36% of women and 29 th of men • Edinburgh Volunteers contributes approximately 15. 9 MILLION HOURS to Edinburgh communities = £ 279 MILLION • Scottish Volunteers contribute almost 162 MILLION HOURS to Scottish communities = £ 2. 6 BILLION

Employers and Volunteering

Employers and Volunteering

What do employers think about volunteering? *Volunteer Scotland Employer Survey 2014

What do employers think about volunteering? *Volunteer Scotland Employer Survey 2014

Duke of Edinburgh and Employability

Duke of Edinburgh and Employability

Employers Supporting Duke of Edinburgh

Employers Supporting Duke of Edinburgh

Get That Volunteering Role!

Get That Volunteering Role!

What do I want to do? • What are you interested in? • Be

What do I want to do? • What are you interested in? • Be ambitious! • Be flexible! • What Skills do you want to improve? • Where do you want to volunteer?

Finding my Volunteering

Finding my Volunteering

VBase Charity Partners… just a selection

VBase Charity Partners… just a selection

Team Napier Clubs… just a selection Clubs and Society Activities And More….

Team Napier Clubs… just a selection Clubs and Society Activities And More….

What skills am I using?

What skills am I using?

Track your Activity

Track your Activity

Recording Volunteering - VBase • Login • Create a Profile • Create your volunteering

Recording Volunteering - VBase • Login • Create a Profile • Create your volunteering role • GET VOLUNTEERING • Log your hours • Log your activities • Download your record • Apply for Reward

Recording Volunteering e. Dof. E • NSA Creates your Account • Build your Dof.

Recording Volunteering e. Dof. E • NSA Creates your Account • Build your Dof. E Programme • GET VOLUNTEERING • Record Hours • Upload Evidence • Volunteering Verified • Award and Record received

Coaching and Sports Pathways

Coaching and Sports Pathways

How we support Clubs… 1. Committee Meeting 2. Club Finances 3. Staff Search 4.

How we support Clubs… 1. Committee Meeting 2. Club Finances 3. Staff Search 4. Contracts 5. Pathway

How we support Students… 1. Promote 2. Signpost 3. Train & Develop 4. Deploy

How we support Students… 1. Promote 2. Signpost 3. Train & Develop 4. Deploy 5. Reward/Recognition 6. Careers Support

Scenario 1. Your club has a mix of recreation and elite athletes… how do

Scenario 1. Your club has a mix of recreation and elite athletes… how do you cater for different abilities and levels? 2. Your coach/support staff member is threatening to leave for another organisation, how can you persuade them to stay? 3. Your club has just found out they are losing their coach/support staff member… what steps do you take? 4. You are a student and want to progress as an umpire/referee… how can you do this?

What does this look like for a student?

What does this look like for a student?

NSA Support Available Need more information on developing your club? Contact Mike or Daire

NSA Support Available Need more information on developing your club? Contact Mike or Daire Do you want to volunteer, or have a volunteering or employability module next year? Contact VBase to find a placement to match your interests and academics Interested in starting your Duke of Edinburgh award? Contact Andy Anything else? NSA is open through the Summer…

Registering for VBase

Registering for VBase