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PHDI Volunteer Charter

Volunteering at PHDI Sunday, 06 May 2018 09:41

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:

  1. 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.

  2. Sensitization of the community on HIV/AIDS, children's rights and community health to promote healthy self esteemed successful citizens within their communities.

To become a volunteer requires serious consideration.

For this reason, we feel it is important that all volunteers are made aware of our policies, procedures and guidelines,
and are asked to sign a volunteer agreement.

There are a number of reasons why people choose to become a volunteer and these include:

  • Using talents and experience to help others.
  • Learning new skills with training provided.
  • Trying something different.
  • Being a valued member of a team and making a real difference by helping others.
  • Having a sense of personal achievement.
  • Having the satisfaction of seeing results.
  • Meeting new people, making new and lasting friendships, and sharing experiences with others.

PHDI endeavors to offer all its volunteers a worthwhile volunteering experience and you can expect from us:

  • A clear role outline and guidance information.
  • Relevant training.
  • Advice and support as you need it by means of a supervisor.
  • Provision of regular feedback.

In return for providing a worthwhile volunteering experience, PHDI asks you:

  • For regular commitment.
  • To adhere to all of our policies and procedures.
  • For a positive attitude towards our work.
  • For the use of your time and skills to the benefit of PHDI.
  • To avoid undertaking any actions that could bring PHDI into disrepute.
  • To inform us of any changes to your contact details.

PHDI has a number of different roles for which it is seeking volunteers, and each role has a member of staff who acts as the volunteer coordinator for that role.

Our full volunteer charter sets out our code of practice for working with volunteers.
If you need more detailed information about any aspect of your volunteering role or anything contained in this policy, please contact your supervisor.

PHDI receives no government funding and relies solely on public generosity to fulfill our mission an meet our tasks. Volunteers are really vital to the work of our organization.

In line with our mission and values we seek to involve volunteers to:

  • Ensure that our services meet the needs of stakeholders.
  • Enable adults and children to lead full and active lives.
  • Provide new skills and perspectives.
  • Increase our contact with the local communities in which we work.