What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
Highlighting the importance of volunteers to both the volunteers, Staff and and trustees. It als highlighted the need to support the volunteers in the correct manner
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
Whilst the process is challenging it is ultimately rewarding for everyone involved. It shows both within our organisation and to our volunteers and partners how important volunteers are to our organistion, and the need to porivde them with the necessary support.
What are your 5 practical tips for another organisation working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. - Be prepared before the first meeting
2. - dont be afraid to ask question
3. - Use the support of the advisor
4. - Dont get too stress, the process is not as stressful as it seems
5. - Communicate well with your volunteers about the prcess