What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
It has made us improve our ways of working with volunteers and clarify the standards we are working to. More volunteers are working for us and in a way which suits them and the organisation.
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
Greater recognition for what volunteers do for the service and a pride that we are all working together well
What tips would you give to other organisations working towards Investing in Volunteers?
- Give yourself a realistic timescale to work within
- Be honest about weaknesses and address them
- Don't be scared - no one wants you to fail