From Barriers to Bridges

A guide for volunteer involving organisations on overcoming the barrers to volunteer involvement. It outlines the barriers, how to bridge them, and how to retain volunteers. It includes a sample equal opportunities policy.

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Who is allowed to volunteer

The regulations governing the people who are allowed to volunteer in the UK

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Health Safety for Volunteers

Employers of volunteers have a duty of care towards them. This factsheet explains the legal obligations regarding their health and safety, as well as good practice

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Finding out about volunteering

How to find out which organisations are looking for volunteers, what king of opportunities there are, what happens when you make contact, costs, and what to expect.

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Contact the Elderly website

Website of Contact the Elderly, a charity which links volunteers to lonely and isolated older people. Arranges monthly tea parties.

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