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The Volunteer Friendly Standard document details the 5 strands of the standard in more detail, providing guidance and example evidence on how you might meet each strand and practice. View the 5 strands below or download the standard via the button.

1: Involving Volunteers

Understanding why your group/organisation involves volunteers

2: Making Volunteering Happen​

Money, management, resources and keeping volunteers safe.

3: Volunteer Inclusion

Equal access to opportunities and fair recruitment

4: Welcoming Volunteers​​

Developing roles, induction, training and support needs for volunteers.

5: Valuing Volunteers

Recognition for volunteers’ time, contribution, feedback and creating positive endings.