What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
Volunteering is an integral part of the organisation and we would not achieve without our volunteers. They are a huge part of our team and through the renewal process, we are able to ensure our policies and procedures remain relevant. This ensures our volunteers feel valued and respected.
The Investing in Volunteers quality standard has provided a benchmark against which we can measure our performance, identify any gaps, further develop our work and promote the huge value of volunteers to any organisation.
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
Achieving Investing in Volunteers has confirmed that we have a dedicated team of volunteers who, supported by staff and senior management, help us achieve the values and mission of BulliesOut. Our staff and volunteers are justifiably proud of this achievement and it is a huge accolade to all involved.
What tips would you give to other organisations working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. Work together as a team
2.Involve your volunteers through each stage of the process
3. Manage the time spent on the process effectively