Volunteering: Reports and Case Studies

This page contains evidence, guidance and links to online resources thatcan support volunteer management in archives and records-managementservices

                    

RELEVANT LINKS

Training

This section includes information on training and online resources relating to volunteering provided by external suppliers. This is intended to complement the training provided by ARA, details of which can be found here.

General management of volunteers

Online

https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/studyzone/good-practice-in-volunteer-management

https://knowhow.ncvo.org.uk/studyzone/get-the-perfect-volunteer-creating-volunteer-roles

In person

https://events.ncvo.org.uk/event_series/good-practice-in-volunteer-management

https://events.ncvo.org.uk/event_series/volunteering-and-the-law

Maximising Impact

https://events.ncvo.org.uk/event_series/assessing-the-impact-of-your-volunteers

Managing volunteer projects

https://events.ncvo.org.uk/event_series/project-management-in-the-voluntary-sector

Transcription guides

http://wsom-opc.org.uk/transcription-guidelines/

http://transcribe-bentham.ucl.ac.uk/td/Help:Transcription_Guidelines (quite detailed and specific to the Bentham manuscripts but a useful starting point)

General resources

NCVO - https://www.ncvo.org.uk/

Volunteering Impact Assessment Toolkit - https://www.ncvo.org.uk/volunteering-management/1-publications/P78-volunteering-impact-assessment-toolkit

Guidance for Volunteer Cataloguing in Archives (TNA) - http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/volunteer-cataloguing-in-archives.pdf

Directory of Social Change - www.dsc.org.uk

Investing in Volunteers - www.investinginvolunteers.org.uk

National Association for Voluntary and Community Action - www.navca.org.uk

Queens Award for Voluntary Service - https://www.gov.uk/queens-award-for-voluntary-service

Volunteer Development Agency (Northern Ireland) - http://www.volunteering-ni.org/

Volunteer Scotland - https://www.volunteerscotland.net/

Volunteer Ireland - http://www.volunteer.ie/

Wales Council for Voluntary Action - http://www.wcva.org.uk/