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Seeking references for volunteers

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Last updated on 24 April 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
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You should seek references for volunteers, to help check their suitability to volunteer in your school. Read on for advice on recruitment procedures for volunteers and dealing with difficulties obtaining references, and to see how some schools approach references for volunteers.

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  1. 1 It's good practice to seek references for volunteers
  2. 2 Recruitment procedures for volunteers
  3. 3 Difficulties obtaining references: advice
  4. 4 Schools' approaches

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