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Course description

This course will help you to understand the different barriers that people face, broaden your reach to attract a diverse range of people and explore how you can create a positive environment to retain them.

What will you achieve?

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • identify how your club or organisation can create a positive environment that enables a diverse range of people to be engaged and retained as participants and volunteers.

This might be the course for you if…

  • you’re part of a leadership team or committee
  • you have a senior position (e.g. head coach)
  • you’re responsible for recruiting new members and volunteers
  • you’re involved in supporting clubs or community organisations.

How much does it cost to attend?

The cost of this course is free.

Who can attend? (Requirements)

People that attend this course should:

  • represent a club or community organisation based in England
  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be able to communicate effectively in English.

When registering, we ask that delegates consent to the Delegate Agreement, which can be found at the link below.

Delegate Agreement

To access the course virtually, you must have:

  • access to a laptop/tablet. A smartphone is accepted but functionality may be limited
  • access to a positive learning environment with limited distractions.

If you have any additional learning needs, please let us know when registering so we can support you.

How is the course delivered?

This course will be delivered in a workshop format. This will involve a live virtual classroom facilitated by a Buddle tutor. The tutor will share information and there will be interactive ways to engage.

Face-to-face courses can be requested by partner organisations through our course organiser page.

How long is it?

The course lasts for a maximum of 1.5 hours. Please see our forthcoming events to understand the dates and formats available.

Who is it delivered by?

The course is delivered by an experienced Buddle tutor.

What do others say?

“Excellently facilitated and delivered and it was also really good to hear how other clubs encourage and maintain inclusive environments.”

“Great session and good to hear from other types of organisations. Lots of ideas to take away.”

Contact us with any other questions