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Volunteering at PHDI

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Dear Volunteer, We are delighted to welcome you as a volunteer for Plan For Humanity Development Initiative (PHDI). This policy framework aims to provide you with all the information you need about our general policies and procedures. For some volunteering roles you may also receive role specific Guidelines in addition to this policy. You may find that some of this document sounds a bit formal and official. On a day to day basis we’re not like that at all, and I’m proud of the strong friendly relationships that exist across volunteers and staff at PHDI. Nevertheless, volunteering for any organization comes with rights and responsibilities. These have to be underpinned by very clear rules and protocols, so that in the unlikely event of things going wrong, both you and PHDI have a clear agreement that both have signed up to. The work of PHDI would not be possible without the help of a large…
Our volunteer charter is underpinned by the following principles: PHDI firmly believes that volunteers offer an extremely valuable contribution to the achievement of our mission. Although PHDI does not use volunteers as a substitute for employing paid staff, we want to recognize their importance by actively encouraging and supporting them and ensuring that they are treated with fairness and consistency. PHDI will ensure that volunteers are properly integrated into its work enabling them to make an effective contribution. PHDI expects staff at all levels to work positively with volunteers and, where appropriate, actively seek to involve them in their work. PHDI recognizes that volunteers require satisfying work and personal development opportunities and will seek to help volunteers meet these needs. PHDI recognizes that volunteers often need flexible arrangements with regard to time and level of commitment and we will try to work within these constraints. Recruitment PHDI will use appropriate…
Charity's Volunteer Charter Volunteers enable us to continue to provide our vital services to adults, children and families and Endeavour to meet our commitments with respect to: Socio-Economic empowerment of people through strategic intervention and sustainable development programs hence preaching the gospel of Christ to reduce HIV/AIDS infections and its effects, Children’s Rights Violation and poor health; and educational support. Sensitization of the community on HIV/AIDS, children's rights and community health to promote healthy self esteemed successful citizens within their communities.
The Data Protection policy aims to protect information held about people and to enforce a particular set of standards when this information is processed. An individual has the right to ask what information is held about them and with certain exceptions to be supplied with a copy of this on request.
PHDI is committed: to promoting equal opportunities and preventing discrimination. This Policy applies both to service delivery and its own employment practices. to opposing direct and indirect discrimination on the grounds of disability, ethnicity or national origin, colour, race, gender, marital status, domestic circumstances, age, religious beliefs, HIV status and sexual orientation.
PHDI regards the promotion of health, safety and welfare of its employees, volunteers, visitors and members of the public as a mutual objective for all PHDI’s employees. PHDI believes that health and safety ranks equally with all other management responsibilities. It is therefore PHDI’s policy to do all that is “reasonably practicable” to mitigate the risk of injury, ill health and / or damage and to maintain a safe and healthy working Environment. PHDI commits itself to achieving full compliance with all relevant health and safety legislation as a minimum, along with a continuing improvement in standards.
PHDI has a valid insurance policy, a copy of which can be provided on request. Confidentiality PHDI’s processes require an explicit confidentiality policy which all staff and volunteers are obliged to observe. Resolving problems The relationship between PHDI and its volunteers does not imply any contract. However, it is important that PHDI is able to maintain agreed standards of service to its stakeholders. It is also important that volunteers should enjoy making their contribution to this service. If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of your work you should: Initially explain your dissatisfaction to your supervisor. If that does not resolve the concern then a meeting will be arranged with the Chief Executive Officer. If after this we are unable to resolve your grievance, then it would be inappropriate for you to continue to be a volunteer. At all times you will be freely able to state your case and can have a…

Charity equipment

Volunteering at PHDI Sunday, 06 May 2018 20:30
Any equipment provided for your specific role remains the property of PHDI and must be returned when no longer required or on request by PHDI. Please take every care to look after any equipment provided, as it may be expensive to replace.
The purpose of this Policy is to guide and help you in your relationship with PHDI. The policies may be subject to changes from time to time at PHDI’s discretion and as required by legislation. Such changes as are required by law will be deemed to take effect as of the effective date of the legislation. It is important that you familiarize yourself with the contents of this Policy. The following policies will apply to you as a volunteer. Confidentiality It is important that volunteers maintain confidentiality throughout their time with PHDI. Confidentiality prevents disclosure of your personal details. At the same time it protects stakeholders, supporters, other volunteers and staff, as well as PHDI. This applies whether information is received directly or indirectly, deliberately or accidentally, is written or spoken. Photographic use consent By signing our volunteer agreement you are giving permission for PHDI to use any image of you photographed…