Before advertising your roles, it’s good to really think about why you’re involving volunteers, what you want to achieve and how you will do that in a way that benefits your organisation, your staff and volunteers. See our page on Why involve volunteers and our Nuts & Bolts guide to help you develop your role profiles
To advertise your roles you will need to register or log in to Volunteer Connect. This is a free service offered by the Volunteer Centre for community groups, charity, non-profit or public sector organisation.
Click on the link for more information about Volunteer Connect
Read our full Service Level Agreement for using Volunteer Connect.
In brief, to be eligible to register, your organisation will have to ensure that the volunteer will be:
Other useful information:
See our page on Good practice resources for information on good practice in volunteer management.
If you are not able to take on prospective volunteers, either because they are not suitable for your roles or your vacancies are already taken, please don’t let their good will and energy go to waste! Please tell them about the Volunteer Centre and encourage them to come along to our drop-in.
Contact Roo Mahmid, Volunteering Coordinator, on 0114 253 6649 / firstname.lastname@example.org if you need advice on registering your opportunity.
For an overview of the range of services we offer, please see our We involve volunteers page.