Involving volunteers

Volunteers play a critical role in supporting organisations of all shapes and sizes. This section will show you how to successfully recruit, welcome and manage volunteers.

  • How to Manage Volunteers

    A VAL online resource offering simple guidelines and practical information so that your organisation can successfully manage volunteers.

  • How to Recruit and Welcome Volunteers

    VAL's guide for organisations that are considering either involving volunteers for the first time or evaluating how they welcome volunteers.

  • Involving Volunteers: Background and Planning

    VAL's introductory guide to involving and managing volunteers within your organisation.

  • Managing your charity’s volunteers

    Charity Commission guidance covering how to recruit and manage volunteers for their charity, including the vetting process, paying expenses, role descriptions and insurance.