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    Good practice & support

    We support organisations to involve volunteers with our good practice in volunteer management resources and support.

    Volunteering good practice – Why?

    By definition, good practice is a standard way of doing something that has been proven to achieve the best results.

    Why follow good practice in volunteer management? 

    It is important to get things right from the start.  This demonstrates a commitment to involving volunteers in the work that we do, and ensures we are consistent in our approach to all volunteers.  Good practice helps us maintain high standards, deliver a high quality volunteering experience and enhance reputation.

    If you would like support around how you involve volunteers, our experienced volunteering team is here to help. We can offer free, confidential advice and support.

    Please contact our Volunteer Centre on 01636 679539 or email Information@nandscvs.org

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    Below are links and resources you might find useful:

    Follow NCVO’s blog on volunteering for the latest news:


    See NCVO’s volunteering support & resources:


    Documents and templates:

    Good Practice Guide to volunteer management

    Good Practice Guide to volunteer expenses

    Sample of volunteer policy

    Template expenses claim form

    Template – volunteer role

    Template – volunteer agreement

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