NCVO's tools and resources

NCVO has tools and resources (opens in new window) for anyone working with volunteers (some content is restricted to NCVO members).

UKVPMs​ group

Got a question you need answering? UKVPMs is an online community with the mission to increase the scope, scale and quality of both voluntary activity and the management of volunteers. 

The UIKVPMs Yahoo group can be found at

AVM mentoring

Find out more about AVM’s mentoring scheme for members.

Coming in 2020


We have collated research relating to volunteer management and volunteering in the UK.

If you think we have missed any important research, please let us know.

AVM event videos and presentations

AVM members can access recordings of talks and presentations from AVM events are exclusively available to AVM members.

You will need to log in to your account to access these resources.

Update Feb 2020: we are in the process of checking and updating all the resources. If you find any broken links, please do let us know.

e-volunteerism access for AVM members

e-Volunteerism is the online international journal, written by volunteer leaders for volunteer leaders, with new articles features every quarter. EVERY item in e-Volunteerism is interactive, inviting you to contribute comments and additional materials. 

AVM members benefit from access to e-Volunteerism though a dedicated portal.  You will need to log in to your account to access the portal.

e-Volunteerism was created by internationally-known volunteerism consultants Steve McCurley and the late Susan J. Ellis. The editorial team combines great writing skills with a savvy understanding of the field.

Discount on Discover Programme by Clore Social Leadership

Clore Social Leadership supports and develops social leaders so that they can transform their communities, organisations and the world around them. AVM is pleased to be working in partnership with Clore Social Leadership, to offer AVM members an exclusive discount to their Discover Programme.

The Discover Programme (opens in new window) is a four-week online introduction to social leadership. Helping you gain insight into who you are as a leader and how to develop. 

To find out how to get your AVM members’ discount on the Discover Programme, you will need to log in to your account.

Backpack by Clore Social Leadership

Find a range of tools curated by Clore Social Leadership to help address your leadership challenges.

The Backpack (opens in new window) is organised around Clore’s leadership development model.