Develop better volunteer management

Volunteers are a valuable resource in the play, active recreation, and sport sector. We need to hold onto these amazing people to ensure their continued involvement.

Our resources aim to help organisations understand volunteers' motivations for becoming involved and keep them at the heart of the sector. Read more information, insights and ideas to assist your organisation to find and look after volunteers who can help to deliver your sport or activity.

Advice and templates for recruiting and managing volunteers

An overview of the volunteer recruiting process, things to consider when planning a volunteer management programme, and templates to get you started.


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