Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd
Registered in England and Wales, No. 7561086
Registered Office: 9 Commerce Road, Lynchwood, Peterborough PE2 6LR
Hello and welcome
We are Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd and we are passionate about engaging and inspiring people to bring about change.
We provide consultancy, training, speaking, writing and mentoring services in strategic volunteer engagement and volunteer management.
Throughout this site you will find more detailed information on who we are and how we can help you, along with quotes from our customers and resources we hope you’ll find useful.
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Rob gives ten top tips for making your organisation attractive to volunteers.
“Making volunteering enjoyable is critical if you want to attract and keep volunteers. You see you’re not competing with other volunteer involving organisations when recruiting volunteers. You’re competing with all the leisure activities that people could spend their spare time doing – going to the cinema, having a meal with friends, watching a sports event etc..”
Making change happen: Advanced practices for volunteer managers
Hosted by Northern Virgina AVA, Rob will be speaking alongside Elisa Kosarin of Twenty Hats on Tuesday 9 June at this one day training on emerging trends, effective influencing and problem solving around your toughest challenges.
This one-off event is timed to be available for anyone arriving early for the 2020 Points of Light Conference in nearby Washington, DC.
Buy now - An essential book on managing volunteers
We are pleased to announce that a new edition of the Complete Volunteer Management Handbook is available now.
In print since 1994, this new completely revised fourth edition is published by the Directory of Social Change in association with the University of Kent. It contains essential information for anyone managing volunteers. If you’ve just been given responsibility for volunteers in addition to your main role, or you’re a dedicated manager of volunteers, this book is for you. It will also be useful for those in other management and senior management roles to understand the work involved in effectively engaging volunteers.
Rob has co-authored the book with Rick Lynch, Mike Locke and Dr Eddy Hogg, all respected experts in volunteerism.
The new fourth edition of the Complete Volunteer Management Handbook will be published in October 2019 and you can pre-order your copy now from The Director of Social Change.
“A valuable source of information for anyone seeking to empower and support volunteers through effective management, enablement and support. The book is well researched, clearly presented and easy to navigate quickly.’”
Director of Volunteering,
Royal Voluntary Service