Managing Volunteers – Resources


Good quality policies are critical for a volunteer organisation

Sample volunteer role description

Sample volunteer induction form

Methods of induction

Sample volunteer policy

Sample volunteer agreement

Sample volunteer supervision form

DBS checks (umbrella organisations)

You can find further relevant documents for your organisation on VAI’s Policies, Resources and Toolkits (including Health & Safety, Safeguarding and Data Protection policies)

We can also arrange 1-2-1 meetings to help you with any other questions related to volunteer management (insurance, DBS requirement, trustee recruitment, EDI, volunteer recognition…)

Useful links

Guidance on paying volunteer expenses (NCVO)
Volunteers and benefits (NCVO)
Asylum seekers and volunteering (Home office) – Asylum seekers can volunteer in both the public or voluntary sectors
Getting on Board – free resources and training to improve organisation’s boards 
Volunteer’s Week – Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year. It’s a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you.

For more information about volunteer management or finding volunteers please contact:

Marta Aparicio
Voluntary Action Islington
T 0207 832 5801