Recruiting parent volunteers
Work out how many parents you’ll need
Your risk assessment will help you determine the adult to child ratio needed to carry out the trip safely.
See our article on staffing ratios for trips for further guidance.
Download our template letter
Send out your request via email or through your parent communication platform.
Ask for help as early as possible to increase your chances of finding volunteers.
Decide who to bring
If you’re lucky, you will have more volunteers than spots on the trip, so you will have the luxury of deciding who you want to invite.
Do they have any knowledge about the learning objectives of the trip? Do they already