Toolkit for Developing Volunteer Initiatives

This is an absolutely essential guide for anyone thinking of taking on volunteers, or those wishing to develop their volunteers in anyway. It has been written and developed by the Volunteer Co-ordinator at Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Lucy Andrews-Manion, and contains the following core and important subjects:

  • Why do people want to volunteer?
  • Why should your organisation involve volunteers?
  • Who to consult about your new volunteer initiative
  • Policy
  • Volunteer policy model
  • Developing volunteer opportunities
  • Volunteer role description template
  • Attracting volunteers
  • Marketing
  • Where to advertise
  • The application process
  • Application form template
  • Reference request template
  • The interview process
  • Interview checklist
  • The induction process
  • Volunteer Agreement
  • Engaging and maintaining your volunteers
  • Supervising and monitoring your volunteers
  • Rewards and recognition
  • Dealing with problems
  • Volunteer complaints
  • Troubleshooting

To view this document in PDF, please click here: Ironbridge Museum Volunteer Booklet

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