Frequently Asked Questions: Volunteer

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  • Q: Will volunteering cost me anything?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: I receive State benefits. Will volunteering affect them?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: Do I need references? What about a Criminal Records check?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: What volunteer training is involved? Why is it necessary?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: How much time will I need to give?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: I can only volunteer for a short period of time. Should I bother contacting you?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: Why do I need a role description?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: What support will there be?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: More Questions?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

  • Q: Can a young person volunteer?

    Answer:

    No, volunteering is an activity where you give your time freely. You should not be 'out-of-pocket' for what you do. We reimburse agreed public travel on the production of a receipt. Car mileage is reimbursed on a 'pence per mile' basis. This is the same whether you are an employee or a volunteer. Other expenses are covered too, where they are appropriate to your role.

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