Investing in Volunteers is the UK Quality Standard for all organisations which involve volunteers in their work.
Whether your volunteer programme is well established or just developing, Investing in Volunteers offers you a benchmark of 46 practices for effective volunteer management - an invaluable FREE resource for ALL volunteer involving organisations!
If your annual income is under £100,000, Volunteer Now could provide you with a free “healthcheck” against the Standard. For more information contact Sandra.Faulkner@volunteernow.co.uk
The Health Check fee for registered charities with an income over £100,00 is £350 + VAT and £500 + VAT for statutory/public organisations. For more information or to arrange a Health Check contact email@example.com
The Volunteer Management Health Check involves a consultation with a quality standards assessor who will benchmark your volunteer programme against the practices in the UK Investing in Volunteers Standard. A report will then be complied for your organisation, which will include a development plan and actions to assist you in building on your existing volunteer management to meet identified gaps.
Click here to download a copy of the Investing in Volunteers Standard.
Or why not take your commitment to quality a step further? By being assessed against the Standard, your organisation can publicly demonstrate its commitment to good practice and receive a National Award for quality in volunteer management.
Volunteer Now is responsible for managing Investing in Volunteers in Northern Ireland and for assessing organisations against the Standard.
To find out more about how Investing in Volunteers works in Northern Ireland, contact David Fitzsimons on 028 9081 8330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Why not check out the Northern Ireland section of the UK Investing in Volunteers website.
To find out how Northern Ireland Achievers have benefitted from the Award, please click here.
If you have any queries, please email email@example.com
Are you based in the Republic of Ireland?
You can still achieve Investing in Volunteers accreditation. Contact us for more details on firstname.lastname@example.org