VOLUNTEER CONTRACT for successful applicants
land is controlled by the benefactor and as a nature reserve it has restrictions
on accessibility. It will be open to the public on specified days only. On all
other days it is closed to the public. And reverts to private property and is
used for the benefit of organised groups, volunteers day and school visits.
Volunteers may be asked to contribute their time on open and specified non-open
fully supports and recognises the important contribution of its volunteers to
the projects aims. We offer a contract to outline the projects responsibilities
to you as an unpaid worker and your responsibilities to the project and the
people who use it.
The Project will:
from all of the full time staff.
Respect you as
an equal member of the staff team but not expect you to take on the
responsibilities of a full-time worker. You will be invited to attend and
contribute to some staff meetings where relevant.
supervisor from the staff team who will have responsibility for organising
volunteers contribution to the project. Your supervisor will be your first point
of contact for any queries, questions or complaints. Your supervisor will also
be responsible for following up any issues raised and liaison with other staff
Offer access to
training and keep you informed of any training opportunities that arise.
Wherever possible the project will meet the costs of the training.
employers liability insurance.
As a volunteer you will:-
Work within the
Aims and Objectives of the project.
Be able to
recognise and fulfil your commitments to the project and the young people who
use it. This will include attending agreed sessions and to let project leader
know when you are unable to do so.
not only to the project as a whole but also to the people of all age groups who
Adhere to the
policy of confidentiality within the staff team and in all your work with young
people. This will be discussed in more detail during your initial supervision
Prepare for and
attend agreed supervision/training sessions and be willing to discuss practice
issues and raise any items of concern.
training where it is deemed to be relevant and appropriate by both yourself and
the project leader.
work for an initial three month period to give both the project and the
volunteer the opportunity to see if they wish to progress with the work.
Administrator (Naturezones) Signature