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Volunteering Service’s Student-Led Volunteering Programme

Below you will find links to important forms, guidance and policies as well as useful information that will help you with the management of your Student-Led Project.

Latest Project Leader Email

This email is for students currently undertaking a Project Leader role as part of the Student-Led Volunteering Programme.  Visit our webpages for information about how to get involved in the programme.

Project Leader Email - March 2021 

Project Leader Email - April 2021

Project Leader Email - May 2021

Project Leader Email - June 2021

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 course email
Writing Volunteer Recruitment Adverts
A Guide to Volunteering Fairs
Filming Tips for SLP Fair Vlog
Interim Risk Assessment for Volunteer Recruitment

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
Further Reading for Volunteering with Children Training

Wrapping up

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

Handbooks & User Guides 

Project Leader Handbook
SLP Webpage User Guide

Policies and Guidance

Child Safeguarding Policy
Vulnerable Adults Safeguarding Policy
Working with Children, Young People and Schools Policy