What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
The standard shows to volunteers, staff, service users, stakeholders and students that we put volunteers first.
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
Renewing was fairly simple this time around as we are already doing what we needed to, to ensure we met the standard.
What are your 5 practical tips for another organisation working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. - Take your time
2. - Consider your wording when reviewing policies etc.
3. - Get others involved as you proceed in the process
4. - Ask questions and be honest, they are there to help you.
5. - Have a time line to follow.