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Looking for a particular guide, form or template? You’ll find them in our resource library, where you can view or download hundreds of volunteer resources.

Simply filter your search by entering the resource title, or by picking the type, topic and audience terms that match what you’re looking for.

Titlesort ascending Description Type Topic Main audience
Group Handbook B4: Managing your finances Your financial responsibilities, financial records and controls, raising, holding and using funds, banking and account administration, VAT and Gift Aid.
Group Handbook B3: Giving information Dealing with information enquiries, our publications, giving information about grants and signposting to key local services.
Group Handbook B2: Using our brand Our brand values, using our brand in print, online and in email communication, Web to Print and MS Society branded materials.
Group Handbook B1: Availability, contact and communication Availability, being easy to contact, communicating with our members, and press and publicity.
Group Handbook Appendix 5: Code of Fundraising Practice in summary An overview of the Code as it applies to our volunteer-led groups.
Group Handbook Appendix 4: MS Society financial rules for groups Our financial rules for volunteer-led groups.
Group Handbook Appendix 3: MS Society rules for groups Our rules for groups and for volunteers included in the Group Handbook.
Group Handbook Appendix 2: Sources of support Contact details for all staff teams referred to in the Group Handbook.
Group Handbook Appendix 1: Volunteer website resource index A full list of online tools and written resources included in the Group Handbook.
Group Handbook A7: Keeping in touch Contact with your Local Networks Officer and maintaining a record of your services.
Group Handbook A6: Handling data Our personal data responsibilities, safe data storage and disposal, the rules for emails, using membership data, images and stories.
Group Handbook A5: Health, safety and wellbeing Safe volunteering, reporting accidents, risk management, equipment purchases and donations, safeguarding, services for young people, insurance and minibus administration.
Group Handbook A4: Our legal identity, policies and rules Our legal identity, our charitable objects, representing us and following our policies and rules.
Group Handbook A3: Our values and how we deal with problems Our organisational values, our Code of Conduct, equality, diversity and inclusion, and dealing with problems.
Group Handbook A2: Requirements, support, tools and resources Our group requirements, optional additional services, sources of support, online tools and written resources.
Group Handbook A1: Introduction and overview About us, our volunteer-led groups and the handbook.
Group Handbook 2019 updates An overview of what's in each section, and what's changed in 2019.
Group Handbook Our handbook for local volunteer-led groups.
Grants guidance and tools Grants process overview with a summary of the main stages in the grants process, a more detailed good practice guide for awarding both Health & Wellbeing and Carers Grants at your group, a...
Grants - Health & Wellbeing form, guidance notes for applicants, and additional funding information form Health and Wellbeing Grant application form to give to applicants who want to apply to the group for a grant. There is space at the end to add your group’s details – save a copy, add the information...