What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
Potential volunteers will see that we care and support our volunteers. This will hopefully encourage volunteers to come to PATCH People will know we have good governance when they see the logo. We have new policies and procedures and a review sheet.
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
It was worth the hours of preparation and the support in completing the report was phenomenal. We have learned so much about good governance and including the volunteers in decisions.
What are your 5 practical tips for another organisation working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. - Use the people who are there to support you. - the local CVS
2. - Dont rush it
3. - Use the volunteers to help you with the report.