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Value of engaging new volunteers

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Benefits of new volunteers

Explore why engaging new volunteers can be so positive for community sports organisations and watch our animation on tips for volunteer recruitment.

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Hints and tips for new volunteers

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Enjoy your volunteer experience

Concerns about volunteering? Wondering about the benefits? Here are some great reasons to go for it and have fun!

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Induction process

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Welcoming volunteers

Having a helpful induction to their role or specific tasks can be a great addition to how community sports organisations welcome their volunteers.

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Developing volunteers

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How to develop volunteers

It's important to provide development and training opportunities for your volunteers. Check out our guidance on how community sports organisations can do this.

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Supporting coaches

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Coaches are key to your success

Learn about finding, supporting and developing coaches, including how this positively impacts sports organisations as well as coaches themselves.

What you need to know