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

Feeding 5,000 Re-Creation Marks Public Celebration By Church In Hull

Fish Saturday is coming to Hull later this month when the church partnership, Believe in Hull, stages a re-creation of a famous biblical story and will give away thousands of fish.


Trust Praises Volunteers For Completing 15,000 hours’ Work Every Year

An NHS Trust has paid tribute to its volunteers after figures showed they complete a total of 15,000 hours’ work for the organisation every year. Humber NHS Foundation Trust marked Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1 to 7 June, by sending each of its 100 helpers a certificate and thanking them in person.