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Recruiting and managing volunteers

From recruiting volunteers to making sure they are supported within your organisation, this section helps you get the most from your unpaid staff.

The special part that volunteers play in making a tangible difference for beneficiaries cannot be underestimated. The unique needs and expectations of volunteers as well as the value they add make the management and development of volunteers a critical element of voluntary sector management. What is different about managing volunteers? What advice would you give to a manager wanting to develop their skills in this area? Share your thinking in this space.

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Millcaster Tales

Many of our Millcaster Tales storylines concern managing volunteers. Read past episodes and keep up with the goings-on in Millcaster.

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