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Big Local depends on volunteers – people who give their time and energy for the benefit of their area.

That may mean helping steer a local project, or joining a partnership, or one of the many other ways in which people can take part according to their own interests, skills and availability. We hope you find these notes useful in recruiting and motivating your volunteers and helping them get the most out of volunteering.

What is volunteering?
Why volunteer
Rewarding volunteers
Getting people involved
Recruitment, induction and training for volunteers
Volunteering and benefits
More information