Frequently Asked Questions: Volunteer

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  • Q: Will volunteering cost me anything?

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

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

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

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

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

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

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

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

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

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

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

  • Q: Why do I need a role description?

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

  • Q: What support will there be?

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

  • Q: More Questions?

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

  • Q: Can a young person volunteer?

    Answer:

    We understand that volunteer role descriptions, for some people, appear overly formal. However, for many people, such documents are really helpful. Our approach is to provide all volunteers with a role description so that we are open and honest about the expectations of the role. We'd like to think that role descriptions are helpful to you too; letting you know what the role involves, how you will be supported and a guide to the time commitment. It's just one way in which we try to show a real value in the volunteer roles we have and helps to demonstrate a commitment to the volunteers that carry them out.

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