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Recruiting Volunteers

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Wednesday, 21 December, 2016

Recruiting 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:

  • Explains the differences between recruitment for paid staff and volunteers
  • Offers guidance on advertising for volunteers
  • Describes the volunteer recruitment process, including
    • How to interview
    • Ensuring potential volunteers have enough information to make a decision about joining you
    • How to select volunteers
    • How to say no to a potential volunteer.