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A business case clearly sets out the reasoning for initiating a project or service, with the aim of convincing a decision maker to take action. You might want senior management commitment to a new volunteering initiative, resources to fund an additional staff post; or investment in training and development for existing staff or volunteers. To […]

Managers who can lead effectively create a positive working climate and learning culture, which in turn leads to high quality individual and organisational performance. Leaders inspire and motivate others to follow them towards a vision, rather than commanding them to do things For managers of volunteers, it is particularly important to develop strong leadership skills. […]

Do you sometimes feel your volunteers are more interested in chatting than getting anything done. Or you find occasionally that your thanks and praise seem to irritate some volunteers? Successful volunteer roles need to meet the needs of your organisation, and also engage and motivate your volunteers. How can you make roles so attractive that […]