Volunteer Management

Support with managing volunteers

Whether you are setting up a volunteer programme for the first time or if you are facing more challenging complex issues we are here to help; we can provide you with good practice guidance on a range of volunteer management issues and we have a range of sample templates available which we can help you to adapt to suit the needs of your organisation.

We aim to ensure your organisation complies with good practice that that volunteers have a positive experience whilst volunteering.

If you have responsibility for recruiting, supervising or managing volunteers; are setting up a volunteer programme for the first time; or if you are facing more complex issues we are here to help.  We offer a range of practical support for Volunteering Involving Organisations and aim to ensure that organisations comply with good practice including factsheets, guidance and sample policies covering a range of volunteer management issues:

  • Health and Safety including risk assessments
  • Equal Opportunities
  • Insurance
  • Safeguarding and lone working
  • Data Protection
  • Volunteering and State Benefits
  • Volunteer Role Descriptions
  • Volunteer Application Forms
  • Volunteer Policies including volunteer agreements, induction, supervision, expenses
  • Retaining Volunteers including certificates and saying thank you to your volunteers

We have a library of volunteering books and training manuals for our Members to borrow, including The Health and Safety Handbook, Health and Safety First Principles, Effective Customer Care, The Complete Guide to Creating and Managing New Projects, Voluntary but not Amateur, Organising Special Events and Organising Local Events.

For more information please contact vc@hull-cvs.co.uk

Your Model Policies and Templates

Volunteering News

International Volunteer Day – Volunteers praised after new figures show they are donating 1,200 hours of their time to an NHS trust every month

Volunteers have been praised as ‘amazing and dedicated’ after new figures showed they  are donating an estimated 1,200 hours of their time to an NHS trust every month. 


Recognising Yorkshire’s Volunteers

Who Are Yorkshire’s Most Inspirational Individuals? A new campaign is calling on the people of Yorkshire to nominate the region’s most passionate and inspirational individuals. The 100 Smiles initiative is looking for people who go out of their way to bring happiness to others.