Involving Volunteers

Durham Community Action can offer support to organisations already working with volunteers or setting up new volunteer programmes across all sectors - public, private, and voluntary sectors.

Our support includes:

Free support to help recruit your volunteers by advertising your opportunities at local events, through social media, and on the national volunteering website www.do-it.org.uk

Interviewing potential volunteers and matching them to appropriate volunteering opportunities.

Advising potential volunteers of recruitment procedures and arrangements that organisations have in place to support volunteers.

Contacting volunteers already registered with us and referral organisations who offer support to individuals.

Providing and identifying local training courses for volunteer co-ordinators and volunteers.

Offering good practice advice including access to a range of resources around volunteer policies and procedures, volunteers and the law, and sample documents.

Raising standards through the County Durham Kitemark – Durham Community Action has devised a method to show that a volunteer involving organisation meets standards to overcome barriers to volunteering.  Please click on the links for more information and an application form.

Working in partnership to take responsibility for the recruitment of volunteers on behalf of an organisation.

Promoting employee volunteering opportunities

Providing access to the County Durham Volunteer Co-ordinators Forum

Next Steps:

Click on the image below to download our brochure about volunteering opportunities for organisations.

If you would like to register your organisation with Durham Community Action, please click here to download a Registration Form.

If you have volunteering opportunities that you would like to advertise, please click here to download an Opportunity Registration Form in either Word version for electronic completion or PDFversion for completion by hand

For further information please telephone Abby Thompson, on 01388 742043

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VOLUNTEERING FOR ORGANISATIONS BROCHURE

Click here to download our Volunteering Brochure. 

COUNTY DURHAM KITE MARK

Please click on the links below for more information about the County Durham Kite Mark:

Full details

Application form

DO IT WEBSITE

Click here to visit the  'Do It' national volunteering website. 

REGISTER YOUR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

Click here to download a Volunteering Opportunity Registration Form. 

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