Volunteers' Handbook and other Guidance

The VCH Cumbria Volunteers' Handbook, soon to be published as a fourth edition, contains information specific to Cumbria, alongside the national VCH Parish Template, you will still find our project Handbook useful for source material that relates to Cumbria. The national VCH website also contains other guidance documents, including a checklist of electronic sources.

Working Together: Team Guidance Notes

Advice for working as a group.

VCH Parish History Template (2017)

The VCH Parish History Template consists of detailed guidance on the content of each chapter within a parish article, the order in which the sub-chapters should be presented and links to key resources.

Volunteers' Handbook Third Edition (2016)

Available to download as a pdf.