The Orientation Manual for Volunteers reacts to the changing landscape of volunteerism that organizations that are involved in volunteering programs or are interested in launching one, are faced with. It consists of an introduction into the concept of volunteerism itself, its types, areas of involvement, motives and benefits as well as the economic and social impact. It furthermore offers a guide to volunteer management, comprising of 7 steps that include the necessary procedures before and after recruiting, such as the process of selecetion, training, supervision and safety and security at work. Also the need for and the benefits of a diverse team and best practices to approach them are examined, until the document ends with templates for a personalized Orientation Manual for organizations.
Soon the document will also be available in Greek, Italian and German Language.