Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd

Registered in England and Wales, No. 7561086

Registered Office: 9 Commerce Road, Lynchwood, Peterborough PE2 6LR

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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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In his latest article, Rob muses on whether the Covid-19 pandemic will change our views on job substitution.


“I accept that these issues of who does what for the mission aren’t easy to discuss and resolve – if they were we would have stopped debating them years ago. Yet engaging intelligently and thoughtfully with these issues is essential as we emerge from the early phases of Covid-19, because the way we always did things before the virus simply won’t cut it anymore.”


Read the article here


You can always read more of Rob's writing on our blog, published on Wordpress and Medium




Latest news


Rob guests on Dana’s priceless advice

Our colleague Dana Litwin recently launched a new YouTube channel, “Dana's Priceless Advice with Leaders of Volunteers”. As part of this project, Dana interviewed Rob in London on 27 January 2020. That video has now been uploaded to Dana’s channel is available to view today.


As Dana says: “we have a funny and touching deep dive discussion on how volunteering is changing day to day, how NGO and other agency leaders are or are NOT recognizing the strategic importance of volunteering, #LeadersOfVolunteers as volunteers ourselves, near future hopes and dreams about volunteer engagement, UK vs. USA credentialing and practice (AVM, AL!VE, CCVA), professional development advice (WRITE!!!), controversial subjects like #Brexit and Star Trek v Star Wars, who among our mutual friends will be mad at us for some of these jokes, and how we're all in this together - cooperation wins over competition.”


Watch the video now.



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 was published in October 2019 and you can order your copy now from The Directory 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.’”


Rebecca Kennelly

Director of Volunteering,

Royal Voluntary Service