Case studies

Investing in Volunteers case studies

Investing in Volunteers has been helping organisations show their volunteers they care for almost twenty years and with over 2,000 achievers you don’t just have to take our word for it.

The Parks Trust, Milton Keynes

What is the impact or benefits the IiV process has had on your stakeholders?

It has made staff feel more valued in the work they do towards the volunteering programme and volunteers feel proud and well supported.

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Investing in Volunteers has been a really valuable process, it doesn’t just award your achievements on the standard, but encompasses continuous improvement plans too. For us this makes it an active award for the work we continue to do, not just a celebration of achievement.

What are your top tips for other organisations signing up to Investing in Volunteers?

  • Get ahead on the self-assessment
  • Keep everyone informed so they ‘buy in’ to the process from the start

 
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Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum

What is the impact or benefits the IiV process has had on your stakeholders?

It was a great opportunity to review our practices, reconnect with volunteers on a different level, take time to listen to them and respond to their feedback.

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Going through the process gave us the opportunity to refresh the process, policies and procedures, reconnect with volunteers on multiple levels and get everyone at the organisation working together toward the same goal.

What are your top tips for other organisations signing up to Investing in Volunteers?

  • Familiarise yourself with the standard before committing to the process
  • Plan your time wisely
  • Ask for help (from your assessor|)
  • Get everyone involved
  • Communicate about the process regularly to all stakeholders so everyone is onboard with you

 
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