John R: My Mini Manifesto For Volunteer Management

Mini-Manifesto for Volunteering

Creator: John R is Head of Volunteering at Age UK and a blogger on

Purpose: To lay down “…some key descriptors for what I think the volunteer management landscape should look like, from macro to the micro

Mini-manifesto for volunteer management

1. Don’t isolate what we do.

2. Sort out what we are

3. Sort out what we are called

4. Speak with one voice

5. Measure our success

6. Be accredited


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