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Before you start your volunteer recruitment, think about why you are recruiting volunteers and how you can offer them a good experience.
Use our planning for volunteers guidance to help you prepare.
Think about how you can create or adapt a role so it’s accessible to people with different backgrounds, skills, experiences and abilities. There are many toolkits available online that can help you with this.
You can learn more about inclusive volunteering from:
Write a description for each role you are recruiting for.
Your description should explain what tasks are involved, the types of skills and experience required and what support you will offer.
For help drafting your descriptions, use our writing volunteer role descriptions guidance.
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