Roles and responsibilities of a volunteer 

Volunteering does not just happen. Our organisation need to take time to consider and coordinate how and when we will use volunteers. Depending on your organisation, you will be  appointed as a volunteer  to do this work.

What is a volunteer ?

A volunteer plays a vital role  by driving your volunteer management program and providing ongoing support also to other volunteers.


Think about where the role sits within your organisation and who it reports to. Consider how you will be involved so that their input can be included in decision making processes, meetings or consultation across the organisation.

Some organisations will also find it useful to include the volunteer coordinator on the management committee or board to have their experience and expertise available at that level.