Latest News & Events22nd January 2018
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As a Volunteer Centre we are here to support organisations to involve volunteers successfully. Volunteering is a two-way process, which benefits both the volunteer and the organisation. This can best be achieved when working in line with good practice guidelines.
Good practice involves having robust structures and processes in place, which should be easy to follow for both your staff and volunteers. Some basic good practice principles include:
As part of our commitment to promoting, developing and supporting good practice in volunteer management, we adhere to a Volunteer Charter. This includes the basic principles of good practice in volunteer management and sets out the minimum standards that organisations and groups should have in place when involving volunteers in order to achieve this.
Good practice standards covered by the Volunteer Charter include:
The Volunteer Centre Bath & North East Somerset will, where possible, provide support and advice to organisations and groups to enable them to develop their volunteer programmes, improve their management and support of volunteers, and achieve the aims of the Volunteer Charter.