Managing staff and volunteers

As Good As They Give (Volunteer Now)

Volunteers deserve good volunteer management.


The management committee/board should ensure proper arrangements for the supervision, support, appraisal and remuneration of all staff including the employee in the most sen

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Volunteer Now)

Volunteer Now was commissioned by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS), to develop this publication, which contains minimum standards of best practice and guidance f

Conflict within management committees

Every management committee/board will face periods of conflict. But remember, conflict is not inherently unhealthy.

Trustee expenses and payments (Charity Commission)

The Charity Commission for England and Wales has available on their website a number of resources regarding remuneration of trustees (i.e.

Example staff policies and procedures (Youthnet)

Example staff policies and procedures are available to download as Word documents from Youthnet NI's website.

These policies have been provided to promote the development of good practice within the voluntary youth sector.  They are available to download and use in your own setting.

Remember! Always ensure that example documents are tailored to meet the needs of your own organisation.


Legal responsibilities: where can I get more information?

Listed below (in alphabetical order) are a range of recommended sources of further information and advice regarding the legal responsibilities of Management Committees.

Health and safety information for small businesses

This booklet, entitled Protect your Profit, has been produced on behalf of the 26 Councils in Nort

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