Downloadable and customisable documents relating to volunteers.
Just to let you know... If you are an existing user before 18th September, you may notice the model documents have changed. This is to coincide with our website relaunch: we wanted to refresh the content too. Don't worry, these are not legally required changes so you can continue to use the previous version you have saved or downloaded. (We have kept the previous date as well to make it easy to reference.)
Contract clause on volunteering (GDPR compliant)
Application form for volunteers (GDPR compliant)
Employee volunteering policy (basic)
Employee volunteering policy (detailed)
This policy outlines the support that the organisation will provide for employees applying to volunteer their services to the community. Successful applicants are entitled to paid leave for a specified period. Evidence of acceptance as a volunteer must be provided.
Engagement of volunteers policy (basic)
This policy covers volunteering with the company. Volunteers do not have the same legal protection as paid employees. An agreement is provided to volunteers as well as training, support, supervision and copies of internal policies. The organisation agrees to provide insurance cover. Any concerns can be raised by the volunteer.
Engagement of volunteers policy (detailed)
This policy covers the status of volunteers, the engagement process, reimbursement of expenses, health and safety, insurance, management of volunteers, volunteers carrying out driving duties and the content of volunteer's engagement folder.