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Recognising Volunteers

This information sheet covers the recruitment process. It’s important to get this right, both to attract people who will be a good match for your roles, and to ensure the volunteering relationship starts off on the right foot.  This document:

Volunteering 25/03/2019
Volunteering Supervision Form Volunteering, Useful Templates 25/03/2019
Template for Chair Position Useful Templates, Development for Groups 13/03/2019
Recruiting Trustee's Application Form Useful Templates, Factsheets, Development for Groups 13/03/2019
Treasurer Role Description Useful Templates, Development for Groups 13/03/2019
Template Role description for Trustees Trustees, Useful Templates, Development for Groups 13/03/2019
The essential Trustee- what you need to know Useful Templates 13/03/2019
Suggested questions when interviewing new trustees

A suggested list of questions that will help you decide if a potential Trustee/committee member is right for your organisation

Development for Groups 26/09/2018
Constitution template

Easy to use template for small charitys of under £5000

Useful Templates 08/08/2018
Volunteer Policy Template

A Volunteer Policy provides an outline for your staff, volunteers and beneficiaries as to why your organisation involves volunteers and how.  It helps to define the role of a volunteer and how your organisation will treat them.

Volunteering 26/04/2018
Volunteer Thank You Letter Template

An example of a thank you letter to send to volunteers once they finish volunteering with you.

Volunteering 26/04/2018
Health and Safety Policy & Risk Assessment Template (1)

This document provides a sample Health and Safety Policy & Risk Assessment.


Useful Templates 17/04/2018
Safeguarding Adults Policy and Procedure Template

A comprehensive policy and procedure template with good guidance.  This is shared with permission from Newcastle, so be sure to amend it to reflect your own organisations’ needs.


Useful Templates 13/04/2018
Health and Safety Policy & Risk Assessment Template (2)

This document provides a further sample Health and Safety Policy & Risk Assessment.


Useful Templates 12/04/2018
Risk Register Template

This document provides a sample Risk Register. Please note that the document is an example only – the formulas are locked and cannot be accessed as this is a paid for service for NCVO members only.


Useful Templates 12/04/2018
Conflict of Interest Policy Template

The purposes of this policy is to protect the integrity of the Organisation's decision-making process, to enable our stakeholders to have confidence in our integrity, and to protect the integrity and reputation of volunteers, staff and committee members.


Useful Templates 12/04/2018
Expenses Policy Template

The purpose of an Expenses Policy is to provide guidelines to organisations to maintain control when it comes to employee, volunteer and trustee expenses.


Useful Templates 12/04/2018
Health & Safety Policy for Small Group Without Paid Staff Template

This policy provides guidelines on management committee and volunteer responsibilities, risk assessments, training and resolving health and safety problems. 


Useful Templates 12/04/2018
Reserves Policy Guide for Charities Template

This guidance is to assist Board members of charities and IPCs to develop and disclose a reserves policy as recommended by the Code of Governance.


Useful Templates 12/04/2018
Risk Policy Template

This policy provides guidance on the role of the Trustee Board, CEO, Management Team and other staff on risk management within an organisation.


Useful Templates 12/04/2018