Volunteer Policies – Standards for Excellence Educational Resource Packet (10)


Volunteers are vital to the operations and service delivery of many nonprofits. Before starting a new volunteer program, you’ll want to consider what kind of volunteers you’re looking for, what policies you want in place, how to incorporate volunteers into your organization, and how to hire, train, and motivate new volunteers.

Attached at the end of this packet you will find the customizable companion documents:

  • Model Volunteer Program Policies and Procedures, Standards for Excellence Institute, 1998-2016
  • Position Description for Volunteer Coordinator, Civic Works
  • Sample Volunteer Policies, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
  • Sample Volunteer Agreement
  • Sample Volunteer Intern Agreement


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