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Good practice resources

Below is a list of downloadable good practice resources that MVDA and others have produced.

Volunteering role description
Use this form to describe your volunteer role so we can advertise it to volunteers.

Outcomes wheel
This tool is designed to demonstrate an individual’s experience, positive or otherwise, of obtaining appropriate and meaningful volunteering opportunities. Use these guidelines for the Outcomes wheel.

Estimating volunteer value
The economic value of volunteering can be calculated on the basis of the amount that it would cost to pay employees to do the work carried out by volunteers i.e. by multiplying the number of hours that volunteers give by the hourly rate of employing someone to do that work.

Volunteer Induction Checklist
This handy checklist is useful for organisations when inducting volunteers, covering an introduction to your organisation, policies and procedures.

A good practice guide for Volunteering-involving Organisations
This guide is designed to give an overview of good practice for involving volunteers in your organisation.

Every volunteer matters
Some tips on just some of the ways in which a VIO can demonstrate the importance of volunteers to the organisation.

Volunteering impact
This guide helps you analyse the difference your volunteers make to your organisation, service users, wider community and volunteers themselves.

Volunteer pathway
A guide to good practice in volunteer engagement.