About ▶ How our service operates - the recruiter view
We get around 12,000 page views on our website every month and over 3,000 applications for volunteer roles every year. We meet 200 people a year for an informal interview. Overall, we place over 500 volunteers/year.
Since 2011 we've been asked to promote a total of 1257 opportunities and currently about 160 organisations use us to recruit for 350 roles all over Gloucestershire. We'd love to help you too!
Here's the typical processes involved in finding a volunteer through us:
Your advert is live on our system for 6 months (Unless you have an earlier "closing date") and we email you a couple of months before the end to check before renewing for another 6 months.
We feel strongly that people offering to volunteer deserve a great service. We ask that normally recruiters respond to applications within 7 days and suggest that potential volunteers chase up after 14. We send out a follow-up email to volunteers after about 18 days to check that everything is on-track. Doing this has helped with communications issues such as emails ending up in a "spam" folder.
We also check with both recruiters and volunteers at four months to help us know how many volunteers we have successfully placed. Recruiters are obliged to respond to our enquiries,
Start your journey now!