Volunteers


Everything you need to attract, manage and train volunteers is here! The Statement of principles for the recognition of volunteers has its home in this section, as do policy guides, the skills audit template and information on succession planning.

Not-for-profit Law - National Volunteer Guide
The laws surrounding volunteering can be complex, the National Volunteer Guide covers the key legal obligations organisations owe their volunteers.

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Friends of the Museum
One way of generating ongoing support for the museum is to establish a Friends Program.

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Statement of principles for the recognition of volunteers
NSW Volunteering's principles for fairness, respect and dignity.

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Skills Audit Template
Assess the skills of volunteers and identify skill development needs.

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Volunteer succession planning: a 'how-to' guide
How to retain current volunteers and plan for new ones.

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Volunteer registration form template
This is a volunteer registration form template. You can use it as a guide or just insert your own details.

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Managing Volunteers in Museums & Cultural Collections
Ten things you should know if you are managing volunteers.

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Interns can transform your organisation
Get your organisation involved with an intern program.

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Intern report: Willoughby Museum
Read how Alexis Tay has contributed to the Willoughby Museum.

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Develop a Volunteer Policy
This M&G resource explains the essential elements of a volunteer policy. It can be used as a template or a guide to develop your own comprehensive volunteer…

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Introduction to museum volunteers
An introductory guide to planning for, recruiting and training volunteers in your museum. Developed by Museums Galleries Scotland.

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