Who for:

Local decision makers, commissioners, planners, providers and beneficiaries.


Variable by session/support (for full stakeholder workshops up to 50).

Delivery method:

Combination of action learning, facilitated workshops and remote support.

How long:

9 months to 1 year.


Designing, adapting and implementing a volunteer programme (drawing on implementation science).

  • Stakeholder engagement and local ownership from the outset;

  • Alignment of the volunteer programme objectives with the local context, goals and priorities;

  • Step-by-step approach including building consensus around direction and reviewing fit with local strategy;

  • Reviewing the Theory of Change that underpins the volunteer programme;

  • Development of a Logic Model and Implementation Plan for delivery;

  • An academic/evidence into practice approach - modeling the process.

Full description available upon request.