Support for charities

People in meeting

Our definition of skilled volunteering means that our volunteers either have many years of experience or have been extremely focused in developing those skills.  Using our 35+ years of experience, we have collated some of the key things to bear in mind when working with volunteers.  

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Why have volunteers

How to recruit effectively

Defining and selling your role

Responding to Volunteers

How to manage skilled volunteers

Legal resources for charities
 


Why have volunteers

Volunteers can have crucial skills for your organisation. Find out how to make the most of their skills:


How to recruit effectively

Read our tips and guidance to help ensure a smooth and effective volunteer recruitment process:


Defining and selling your role

Designing an effective role and making it attractive to the right potential volunteers is the key to volunteer recruitment. Find out the steps to success:


Responding to Volunteers

Ensuring you respond quickly and courteously to volunteers will set the tone for your future relationship:


How to manage skilled volunteers

Read our guides to find out how you can get the best from your skilled volunteers:


Legal resources for charities

Read our resources to find out about legal considerations such as the distinctions between paid staff and volunteers: