What have been the overall benefits of achieving/renewing the IiV accreditation?
Changes to the way we support volunteers across the organisation.
Please provide a quote that sums up the IiV experience for your organisation
The Investing in Volunteers experience has been invaluable to our organisation. Although at a first glance it could have looked like a tick box exercise, it is much more than this and has had a profound effect on helping us develop our processes and procedures to best support our volunteers and all the people working with them.
What are your 5 practical tips for another organisation working towards Investing in Volunteers?
1. - Get everyone involved
2. - Use the time and opportunity to really evaluate how you are doing things
3. - Be honest with yourself about what you are doing
4. - Be systematic
5. - Be realistic about time goals