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Recruiting volunteers

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How to go about recruiting volunteers for your organisation.

This section considers what you need to do before you recruit and the process you need to go through to find the best volunteers for your organisation.

Before you recruit volunteers

What you should do before you recruit.

Equality and diversity

The law on equality and diversity

Where to find volunteers

Volunteer websites and online forums on which to advertise volunteer vacancies.

Writing volunteer role descriptions

Quick guide to preparing descriptions of volunteer roles.

The volunteer recruitment process

A step-by-step guide to recruiting volunteers.

Volunteers from overseas

A guide to the rules about people from overseas volunteering.

Further help and advice

Why not try the Knowhow Creating volunteer roles e-learning training course?

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