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Volunteer expenses and essentials

Volunteering policies 

These documents are essential reading for everyone who volunteers with us.

Volunteering Policy (PDF, 936KB)

Outlines the organisation's approach and commitment to volunteering, which shapes how we work with you.

How we solve problems together (PDF, 1.5MB)

How to raise concerns or complaints as a volunteer, and how the organisation will approach them.

Keeping Safe, Legal and Healthy Policy (PDF, 0.97MB)

How to keep safe, legal and healthy while volunteering.

Keeping safe, legal and healthy: An introduction to safeguarding for volunteers (PDF, 2MB)

This simple guide provides you with important information that you need to know about safeguarding as a volunteer. 

Volunteer Whistleblowing Policy (PDF, 1.5MB)

How to raise concerns about business standards.

Social media policy for volunteers (PDF, 78KB) 

What we expect from you when using social media. 

Social media guidance for volunteers (PDF, 88KB) 

How you can support us using social media.

Claiming expenses

Volunteers are entitled and encouraged to claim out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result of their volunteering. See the Volunteer Expenses Policy below for more information on what you can claim for and how to claim. Please note that, as mentioned in the policy, the limits set for travel and subsistence will be different for some roles, such as those which require volunteers to travel nationally.  

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