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Volunteer Programme Resources

In this section you will find a range of further resources to support you with managing your volunteer programme and volunteers.

They’re all referenced within the toolkit chapters, and some of the resources are specific to the Get Out Get Active programme.

If there’s anything you think is missing, or you’d like to see here please get in touch!

 

How do we build an inclusive programme?

DownloadSpirit 2012 Volunteering Principles
Get out Get Active is funded by Spirit 2012 and they have recommended volunteering principles that support building an inclusive volunteer programme.

 

DownloadGOGA Volunteer Journey
The GOGA Volunteer Journey was presented at the GOGA conference in September 2018, showing how GOGA partners have built their volunteer programmes and what they have learnt so far. It also makes recommendations for further inclusive developments to their volunteer programme.

Creating Volunteering Opportunities

DownloadEFDS Talk To Me Principles

 
 

Get Out Get Active (GOGA) Volunteer Role Descriptions – Examples


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– GOGA Thanet – GOGA Activator

 


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– GOGA Bradford – Assisstant Cycle Leader

 


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– GOGA Bradford – GOGA Passenger Transport Assistant

 


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– GOGA Bradford – GOGA Programme Assistant

 


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– GOGA Peer Support Project – GOGA Peer Mentor

 


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– GOGA Thanet – Event Support Volunteer

 

Download – GOGA Thanet – Administration support volunteer

 


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– GOGA Thanet – Data collection volunteer

 



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– GOGA Bradford – Community Champion

 



Download
GOGA Community Champion role description template

 

Volunteer recruitment


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Access NI Criminal History Disclosure Service

 

Supporting and retaining volunteers


Download
GOGA volunteer role description template

 


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GOGA volunteer risk assessment template

 


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Volunteer supervision template

 


Download
GOGA volunteer handbook template

 


Download
– Sample volunteer induction checklist template

 


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– Sample Easy Read Volunteer Read Version Volunteer Application Form

 


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– Expense Claim Form Template

 

Volunteer recognition and celebration

 

Download
GOGA certificate

 


Download
Editable GOGA certificate

 


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GOGA volunteer case study template

 
 


Download
Disability Rights UK and Volunteering Matters top tips on engaging disabled volunteers