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Volunteer Resource Centre

Welcome to the Volunteer Resource Centre - an online support service for volunteer members

Here, you can find all kinds of resources that will help you in your role, including access to support tools we provide, toolkits, tips and best practice, useful contacts and other information.

Committee Guidelines

Guidance and information on the establishment and operation of IMechE's local network

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Communicating with your members

Learn how to publicise your events using digital tools provided by the Institution. These include the Near You website, mass mailing, email, social media...

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Data about your members - Informer is a web-based tool which allows you to analyse the demographics of your membership

IMechE Local Area Map

Local Network Information - background information on local networks, including location of volunteer groups and their structure

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Merchandise - Order our branded merchandise through our online store.

Templates - from newsletters to press releases! Check out the pre-made forms you can use today!

Toolkits - Ideas for your committees, for schools and for member recruitment


Update your profile - Fill in the diversity questionnaire, change your address and email preferences here (you'll need your My Account log in)

Useful Forms - An A-Z of every form you could ever need from expenses to the banners you can order

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