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Download the whole Project Leaders’ Handbook

First Steps

How to start a community project
How to start a schools project
How to start a project with your club or society
How to organise a one-off volunteering event


Completing a Risk Assessment
Health and Safety Manual
Partnership Agreement
Project Planning and Budget Form
Project Planning and Budget Form - guidance
Project Leader Agreement
Risk Assessment Form
Aims, Outcomes and Activities

Planning your Evaluation - Measurement Tools

Recruiting Volunteers

Recruitment and Selection of Volunteers
Disclosure and Barring Service checks
Training and Inductions
Volunteering with Children email
Writing Volunteer Recruitment Adverts
A Guide to Volunteering Fairs

Managing Your Project

Accident and Emergency Procedure
UCL Incident Form
Monthly Activity report
Booking a room
Booking an external speaker
Claiming expenses
Expenses form
Contacting potential community partners
Paying money into your SLP Account
Photo permission
Photojournalist request form
Provision of food
Record of volunteering hours
Schools - Tips for working in schools
Schools - lesson plans
Tips for good meetings
One-off event Student details
Working with Vulnerable Groups - guidance for volunteers

Further Reading for Volunteering with Children Training

Wrapping up

Wrapping Up - Intro
Handover & Evaluation
Schools Questionnaire
Planning your evaluation
Filming Tips for Awards 2020
Volunteering Service Evaluation Form - External
Volunteering Service Evaluation Form - Student volunteers

Project Leader Platform

SLP Leaders - Guide to the Website