England Athletics seeks to provide safe and enjoyable experiences in athletics and running. Sound recruitment procedures are essential, and having a clear process in place to manage the recruitment of club volunteers will help safeguard the club’s integrity and its members. It often acts as a deterrent for those that are looking
to volunteer for the wrong reasons and can lead to better retention of volunteers.
This guide provides clubs with a 5 step process to follow;
- Step 1: Define the role and tasks
- Step 2: Actively recruit
- Step 3: Hold a conversation
- Step 4: Carry out checks
- Step 5: Make a decision