This page outlines the Best Practice for volunteer personal development.
Before recruiting volunteers, make sure your organisation is volunteer-ready by completing the Volunteer Management Health Check.
Best practice, as outlined in the GLV's London Volunteer Management Charter, is:
|Basic Practice||Good Practice||Best Practice|
|Support is provided day to day||
|Monitoring and review|
Resolving Volunteer Issues and Concerns Policy, MS Society, 2014 (PDF)
Volunteer Complaints Procedure, WVSDA (MS Word)
Template Volunteer Exit Interview Form (MS Word)
Volunteer Exit Plan Form 2010 (MS Word)
Unsuccessful Volunteer Applicants - Feedback Procedure (MS Word)
Volunteer Exit Policy WVSDA, 2010 (MS Word)
We meet with many local organisations who have great ideas about volunteer management. Here are few we have heard that we thought were food for thought:
- Many people get involved in volunteering to gain experience and skills. Support volunteers with their personal development is a brilliant way to reward them.
- For more information on supporting volunteers, see Support.