Information Sheets

On this page you’ll find lots of useful information sheets provided by the Volunteer Centre the National Council for Voluntary Organisations about working with volunteers. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please feel free to get in touch with the centre on 01827 717073.

Recruiting volunteers

Recruiting Volunteers with Criminal Records

Volunteering and State Benefits

Screening and safeguarding

Disclosure and Barring Service

Supporting Volunteers

Thanking Volunteers

Volunteers and Stress

Volunteer Expenses

Volunteering and the law

Accepting Volunteers from Outside of the UK

Copyright and Volunteers

Data Protection

Health and Safety for Volunteers

How to Avoid Creating an Employment Contract

Insurance for Volunteers

Other useful resources

Definition of Volunteering

Monitoring and Evaluating Your Volunteer Programme

Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer Friendly Words

Volunteer Management Resources