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.

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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.

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Involving Volunteers: Background and Planning

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

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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.

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