Programme Dates

Choosing to volunteer with UCDVO is a commitment and there are several training days throughout the year dedicated to supporting your journey as a volunteer. Please check the dates below to ensure you are available to attend all.  Participation in all the programme days is a mandatory part of the volunteer programme. 



UCDVO Volunteer Programme Dates 2024 

  • Programme Induction: Friday 26th January (evening)
  • First GCE Day: January 27th (full day)
  • Team Building Day: 24th February (full day)
  • Safety & Security Training: 23rd March (full day)
  • UCDVO Policies Eve: 5th April (evening online)
  • Health Briefing and Project Planning: 6th April (full day)
  • Second GCE Day: 25th May (full day)
  • Third GCE Day: 7th September (full day)
  • Recognition Evening: 4th October (evening)

Visit our Were We Work page for overseas project dates for 2024 

Additional leadership training will be provided for team coordinators, clinical tutors and student leaders.

Please note in addition to the events above, all volunteers are expected to attend regular team meetings and other related activities.