Volunteering in Health and Social Care: Standards and Learning Resources

Volunteering in Health and Social Care: Standards and Learning Resources

The standards can be useful; As starting point for planning volunteer induction and training To improve consistency and standardisation in volunteer induction To ensure that…

Volunteering in Health and Social Care: Standards and Learning Resources
Supporting Volunteers who have Additional Learning Needs

Supporting Volunteers who have Additional Learning Needs

Volunteering can be rewarding and valuable experience for individuals with ALN, it can be beneficial to the health and wellbeing of an individual, can provide…

Supporting Volunteers who have Additional Learning Needs
Model Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Model Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

This is a template document, please amend and use as appropriate, we suggest that you set up with your own logo and branding.

Model Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Volunteering

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Volunteering

Equality legislation requires organisations to act in ways that are transparent, consistent and fair regardless of individuals’ identity or background.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Volunteering
Equality and Diversity monitoring for Volunteers

Equality and Diversity monitoring for Volunteers

Equality and diversity monitoring involves collecting sensitive data about volunteers’ backgrounds. It must be recorded, stored, used and updated in accordance with requirements set out in the Data Protection Act.

Equality and Diversity monitoring for Volunteers
The Language of Volunteering Terms Explained

The Language of Volunteering Terms Explained

The language that we use about volunteering can be confusing. Sometimes different terms are used interchangeably. Some terms have a very specific meaning, for example in the context of legislation. This is an attempt to explain some terms which are relevant to volunteering. They are listed in alphabetical order.

The Language of Volunteering Terms Explained
What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales

What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales

This information sheet outlines the role of the Volunteer Centres in Wales and how you can get in touch with them.

What do Volunteer Centres do in Wales
Posting Volunteering Opportunities Bilingually

Posting Volunteering Opportunities Bilingually

Guidance for organisations on posting volunteering opportunities in Welsh and in English.

Posting Volunteering Opportunities Bilingually
Investing in Volunteers

Investing in Volunteers

Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for volunteer management. 

Investing in Volunteers
Model Complaints Policy

Model Complaints Policy

This example is intended for guidance purposes and should be adapted to suit your particular organisation.

Model Complaints Policy
Model Supervision Guidelines

Model Supervision Guidelines

This example is intended for guidance purposes and should be adapted to suit your particular organisation.

Model Supervision Guidelines
Guidelines on Safety for Home Visits

Guidelines on Safety for Home Visits

All organisations who work with individuals within their own homes or who undertake initial home assessments should put in place guidance on safety for home visits.

Guidelines on Safety for Home Visits