Equality and Diversity
This page outlines guidance for Equality and Diversity in Volunteer Management.
Before recruiting volunteers, make sure your organisation is volunteer-ready by completing the Volunteer Management Health Check.
Our PDF guide gives an introduction to equality & diversity:
- Diversity statements
- Accessible Information
- Models of disability
- Keeping volunteers safe
- Monitoring inclusion
Templates and Examples
Healthy Volunteering Plan (MS Word)
A tool to use when inducting volunteers
Inclusion Action Plan (MS Word)
Steps to addressing environmental, organisational and attitudinal barriers
Let's Talk About Inclusion Booklet Volunteering ACT, 2004 (PDF)
Report on Diversity Monitoring Equally Professional Network (MS Word)
Monitoring Volunteer Data Institute of Voluntary Research (PDF)
Volunteers with a Criminal Record (PDF)
Volunteer Centre Edinburgh, 2014
We meet with many local organisations who have great ideas about volunteer management. Here are few we have heard that we thought were food for thought:
- For more details on inclusive volunteer management, see Support.