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Centre for Ageing Better publishes free guide to making the most of older volunteers

The Centre For Ageing Better has published a free guide to help charities recruit a more diverse pool of older volunteers, warning that if the sector does not adapt the number of volunteers could fall.  Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering has been published this week as part of Volunteers' Week. It offers help to organisations so they can avoid missing out on the talents of people in later life and gives examples and recommendations to recruit and retain older volunteers. The guide provides six principles, which include offering more flexibility, giving opportunities for volunteers to meet and spend time with others and making use of volunteers’ individual strengths.

To read the full article and download the report visit Civil Society website