AN MOT FOR YOUR ORGANISATION
Did you know we can come and do an organisational health check, where we have a look at your governance, financial systems, fundraising and policies and procedures and make recommendations to help strengthen your organisation?
We can also come and take a look at what policies and procedures you have and make suggestions if you have any gaps?
|The governing document is appropriate to the organisation and has been recently reviewed?|
|All members of the Management Committee/Board are aware of their risks and liabilities?|
|Do you have a volunteer policy and does it include payment of volunteer expenses?|
|Do you know about opportunities to promote short term volunteering?|
|Do you give your volunteers have access to training opportunities?|
|Do you have all the volunteers you need?|
|Are the personal details of volunteers/ including Trustees stored according to data protection requirements?|
|Do you have a clear annual plan for your organisation that includes budgets?|
|Does your organisation identify and measure its impact?|
|Are you able to demonstrate the need for your services?|
|Do you know what proportion of your income is spent on fundraising?|
|Do you know how to apply full cost recovery to your funding applications?|
|Does your organisation have a fundraising strategy or plan?|
|POLICIES AND PROCEDURES|
|Do you have a safeguarding policy? Is it up-to-date?|
|Do you have an equalities and diversity policy? Is it up-to-date?|
|Do you have a health and safety policy? Is it up-to-date?|
|Do you have appropriate insurance?|
|Do you have a lone working policy? Is it up-to-date?|
|Do you have a data protection policy? Is it up-to-date?|
|Do you have a complaints procedure? Is it up-to-date?|
|MARKETING AND PUBLICITY|
|Do you know which of your marketing tools is the most effective?|
|Does your website have a cookies policy?|
|Do you feel your mission statement reflects what you do?|
|Does your organisation ensure there is regular and effective communication with all stakeholders?|
|Are all finance rules and procedures circulated to all members of your management committee/board?|
|Does your management committee/board receive quarterly finance reports?|
|Do you earn any interest on your savings?|
|Do you know whether your annual accounts need to be examined externally?|
If you have answered NO to any of the questions then the Development Team would be happy to help you please just complete our simple referral form below.
You can also attend VAAC NETWORKING EVENTS, there are six a year, three of which will have a volunteering theme.
WHO ARE THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM AND HOW DO I MAKE CONTACT?
Kate Scales – Jenny Rowley – Steve Hill – Nina Ghibaldan
Phone: 01243 840305
We look at all the new referrals and allocate them to the team member with the appropriate skills to help you.
HELP TO NURTURE YOUR ORGANISATION