What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
Recognition within the organisation of the work of the volunteer co-ordinators.
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
Every time we renew our recognition we reflect on the progress we have made and make a commitment to continue to improve. It is always useful having an external person assess our practice and we listen carefully to feedback and address the issues raised.
What are your 5 practical tips for another organisation working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. - think about your evidence
2. - include those closest to the process in the working towards the standard
3. - the standard reflects good practice - use it as such
4. - listen to your critics
5. - you are always working towards - as your volunteer population is always changing