Templates & Policies - Volunteer Centre Western Isles

Volunteer Centre Western Isles

Templates & Policies

NSPCC links for voluntary community groups working with young people

Volunteering can be a great way for young people to learn and develop new skills, gain experience for their future employment, 'give back' to an organisation that has previously offered them support and help their local community. If you're working with young volunteers then there are a few things you must consider. Organisations and groups must protect their young volunteers ...

National Policy – Volunteering Action Plan

Volunteers have a key role in the delivery of many services to Scotland’s population at all life-stages, as well as supporting community connection and conserving Scotland’s natural, historical, and cultural assets. Many voluntary and public sector organisations are reliant on the contribution of volunteers to support their work, whilst the vibrancy of local communities is dependent upon individuals volunteering informally ...
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National Policy – Volunteering for All

About this Framework This Framework was developed over 2018 by the Scottish Government jointly with partners from the volunteer and community sector, local government and NHS, with academics and social researchers, and with volunteers. The objective of the Framework is to: Set out clearly and in one place a coherent and compelling narrative for volunteering; Define the key outcomes desired ...
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Are you part of a local COVID-19 community volunteer response? Sample policies available to support you.

If you are involved in a community group or organisation as part of the COVID-19 volunteer response, we can support you to support your volunteers. Part of our service to groups over the last couple of week has been to provide some 'off the shelf' sample policies that they can adapt to their needs. Please find below some of the ...
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New COVID-19 restrictions and volunteering

Updated: 24/03/20 As of 23 March 2020 the government introduced 3 new measures:   • Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes • Closing non-essential shops and community spaces • Stopping all gatherings of more than two people in public Every citizen must comply with these measures effective immediately.  What does this mean for volunteering?  Only services which ...
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