Volunteers Volunteers are a major resource, and our churches simply won’t function without them. The few websites listed below offer a wide range of advice from recruiting to managing your volunteers. Advice on recruiting volunteers from the Church Urban Fund. The Volunteering England website is an excellent source of information and has a page of useful downloads of advice leaflets and legal help. Advice on setting up a friends scheme in your parish which enables people to help with the maintenance of the church buildings can be found here. Further information on setting up a friends scheme can be found on this page.