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Advice on recruiting the ideal volunteers for your organisation.

This step-by-step guide provides in-depth advice and support on volunteer recruitment.

In this resource you will find tips and guidance on recruiting volunteers. It is important to find volunteers that have skills, knowledge and interests that match your organisation’s needs. Here you will find ideas on where to find volunteers, tips on writing role descriptions, and much more.

This resource is useful to anyone involved in volunteer management and recruitment for not for profit organisations.

What will I learn?

  • What you should do before you recruit.
  • The law on equality and diversity
  • Volunteer websites and online forums on which to advertise volunteer vacancies.
  • Quick guide to preparing descriptions of volunteer roles.
  • A step-by-step guide to recruiting volunteers.
  • A guide to the rules about people from overseas volunteering

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