What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
The Award provides a framework for managing volunteers who conduct a wide variety of roles in various locations. It demonstrates to volunteers that AVOW values their individual commitment and time contributed. Volunteers add value to the organisation and demonstrate a " model of good practice to the voluntary sector in Wrexham".
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
The IiV Award demonstrates AVOW's ongoing commitment to all our volunteers in return for all that they contribute in time and expertise.
What tips would you give to other organisations working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. Have one central point of contact for all volunteers
2.Healthcheck good framework for improvement
3. Develop Portfolio of Evidence as you navigate the process
4. Communicate process with all Trustees, Staff and Volunteers throughout the organisation.
5. Communicate progress with Trustees Volunteers and Staff throughout