Volunteering Information Sheets

Information Sheets for Organisations:

4.1 Thinking about volunteering

4.2 Developing a volunteer policy

4.3 Creating a Volunteering Policy

4.4 Recruiting, selecting and inducting volunteers

4.5 Attracting Welsh Speaking Volunteers

4.6 Equality and Diversity in Volunteering

4.6.1 Equality and Diversity monitoring for volunteers

4.7 How to ensure volunteer satisfaction

4.8 Keeping volunteers safe

4.8.1 Risk assessment – volunteers based at home

4.9 Safeguarding and Good Management practices

4.10 Disclosure Barring Services

4.11 Volunteers and the law

4.12 Volunteers and Welfare Benefits

4.13 Volunteer Expenses

4.14 Investing in Volunteers

4.15 Supporting harder to place volunteers

4.16 Involving young people as volunteers

4.17 Understanding mental health and volunteering

4.18 Volunteer Drivers

4.19 The economic value of Volunteers

4.20 Employer Supported Volunteering

4.21 What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales?

4.22 Managing volunteer exits

4.23 Volunteers and insurance

4.24 Involving Volunteers from overseas

4.25 The Language of Volunteering

4.26 Managing concerns relating to Volunteers

4.27 Promoting Welsh Language through Volunteering

4.28 Welcoming Volunteers who are Asylum Seekers or refugees

4.29 Carers and volunteering

The model policies below highlight best practice in working with volunteers. You can adapt them for your own organisation and purpose.

Click here to access them from the WCVA website

Model volunteering policy, Volunteer agreement, Model complaints policy, Model expenses policy

Model policy for involving volunteers with mental ill health, Model role description, Model supervision guidelines

Guidelines on safety for home visits

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