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Volunteering Risk Analysis

26 Sep 2017

By assessing risk in your volunteer programme, then you are demonstrating how much you value the contribution that your staff volunteers make and how seriously you take your responsibility for helping to ensure their safety and well-being. Over and above this, risk assessment helps to maintain your company’s accountability and reputation, reinforce your systematic management of volunteers as well as protect service users and beneficiaries.

Although managing risk is very important, the process should not be so onerous that it creates unnecessary or impractical barriers for employees to be able to volunteer. Here are some tips to help reduce risk and ensure the safety and protection of your staff while they volunteer.