Volunteer Program


By bringing in skilled and highly motivated individuals to assist in daily operations, organisations can overcome the resource constraints and thus become more efficient.


This toolkit is useful for you when your organisation:

  • has a need for highly skilled individuals at a low (or no) cost.
  • wants to implement a strong volunteer program to supplement the work of the organisation and its paid employees.
What you can expect

In eight steps this guide takes you through creating a program to attract and retain dedicated, high quality volunteers. Here you’ll find a step-by-step guide, tools, examples and other resources for developing a voluteer program.

What you get  
Know how:
  • an overview of how to create a volunteer program step-by-step
  • a standard operating manual about a volunteer and internship program
  • a contract with a volunteer
  • a checklist for managers for facilitating volunteers
  • a brochure to recruit volunteers
  • a feedback form for a midterm review with a volunteer
  • an application form for potential volunteers
This toolkit is largely based on the learning materials of the Atma Network
The purchase of these materials was co-funded by Edukans.

Creative Commons License
Change the Game Academy e-learning courses Local Fundraising, Mobilising Support, toolkits, examples and resource center by Wilde Ganzen Foundation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.