Volunteers and volunteering

The Volunteer Investment and Value Audit

Link to download The Volunteer Investment and Value Audit, a guide for managers published by the Institute for Volunteering Research


Link to Business in the Community (a group of not-for-profit organisations) Cares web site page.
Cares is a network of more than 350 partner companies that address social issues in communities by volunteering their employees’ skills and time during business hours.

Volunteering and the law

Link to a Volunteering England PDF guide to legal issues for volunteer managers.
Volunteers and the Law covers all the main areas of concern including: Expenses, Benefits, Criminal record checks, Health and safety, Data protection, Avoiding creating employment contracts.

Volunteering England/TUC charter

Link to the Charter for Strengthening Relations Between Paid Staff and Volunteers: Volunteering England and the TUC PDF