Good Practice in Volunteer Management

Volunteers can bring so much to your organisation. They are intrinsically motivated to support your cause whilst bringing new skills, ideas and a fresh perspective. To get the most out of your volunteer team it is vital that you get your volunteer strategy right. Staff at CVA can support you in all areas of volunteer management including:

• Planning for volunteer involvement
• Developing meaningful roles
• Recruitment
• Screening procedures
• Legal aspects
• Dealing with issues
• Supporting, developing, training and retaining your volunteers

Click here for our Volunteer Managers Toolkit.

How we can help you

We offer:
• face to face, telephone or email support
• a regular network meeting exclusively for volunteer managers,
• volunteer management training

We are a small, friendly team with a wide breadth of knowledge and experience between us. Don’t hesitate to drop us a line or email with any questions regarding volunteers.

Promoting your volunteering opportunities

We can promote your roles
• online (Our volunteering website can be found at
• through face-to-face brokerage
• on social media (links to our pages can be found at the top right of the page)

If you are a member and you want us to promote your volunteering roles both inhouse and online then please fill in the form at