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  • How to retain your volunteers

    The volunteers in your organisation are invaluable, and you wouldn’t be able to do what you do without them. Follow these tips keep them onside.

  • Your team

    People and relationships are at the heart of voluntary and community organisations. A key part of an organisation's effectiveness is the management and skill development of its staff and volunteers.

  • Accrediting volunteer learning

    How to acknowledge volunteers' training and experience more formally through a qualification or accreditation.

  • Before you recruit volunteers

    What you should do before recruiting volunteers.

  • Effective volunteer training

    Good volunteer management includes ensuring volunteers are trained to fulfill their roles effectively.

  • Get the perfect volunteer - creating volunteer roles

    What’s the secret to attracting great volunteers? What sort of role description would make them want to give you their time and skills? Get the best volunteers (and keep them happy!) by learning how to create results-focused roles.

  • Involving volunteers

    How volunteers can best be engaged and supported during the covid-19 pandemic.

  • Case study on Managing a volunteer when the volunteering role doesn’t meet expectations

    Presented at the Midlands Learn and Share event, 25th February 2015, by Nickie Edwards from Shropshire RCC and Jo Edge, project volunteer, as part of NCVO's Volunteering in Care Homes Project:

  • How to Stay Connected to You Family While Teaching English as a Volunteer Abroad?

    A lot of people who decide to have an adventure and work abroad or help out an NGO in another country face some challenges whilst settling in overseas. Differences in culture, history, customs and the way people interact with each other may be very different than your country of origin. And one of the hardest tasks is to stay connected to your family. 

  • Volunteers and the law

    Guidance to help you understand your legal rights and obligations when managing volunteers

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