Whether you’re new to the third sector or want to take your skills to the next level, our free resources are designed to help you stay informed, improve your knowledge and connect with others.
This information sheet provides a basic introduction to employing people for the first time and covers the key elements that organisations need to have in place.
This example is intended for guidance purposes and should be adapted to suit your particular organisation.
Many organisations working with children, young people and adults at risk require their staff and volunteers to undergo criminal records Disclosure and Barring (DBS) checks.
This tool is based on the Charity’s Commission’s 10 actions trustee boards need to take to ensure good safeguarding governance.
If your Voluntary Sector organisation employs staff, this information sheet will give you guidance on how to manage staff performance, using supervision and appraisal.
It is essential that voluntary organisations carry out appropriate background checks on staff, volunteers and trustees.
All organisations that work with children (anyone not yet 18 years old) and adults at risk should put in place a safeguarding policy stating how they intend to keep those people safe.
This is a template document, please amend and use as appropriate, we suggest that you set up with your own logo and branding.
The management structure of voluntary organisations can vary greatly and the formality of this structure is often determined by size and resources.
Recruiting, selecting and inducting the people who sit on your board or management committee is one of the most important processes that a voluntary organisation can undertake.
Fraud means deliberately misusing someone else’s resources for private gain.
The Steps Involved and Alternative Options.