Offer every volunteer at least one item of volunteer branded clothing and a selection of branded products to use/wear when volunteering.
Support the affiliate to set up a local induction process for volunteers and provide support to the affiliate with any induction.
Offer a series of workshops to the affiliate throughout the year either in person or by Skype, on topical and relevant subjects’ e.g.-data management; health and safety; arranging trips; members’ benefits.
Deliver a number of training sessions, where relevant and appropriate either from Head Office or a regional location, accessible either by person or by Skype e.g. treasurer training; communications training; sales training.
Advertise any volunteer vacancy on the CSSC website within 2 weeks of being notified by the affiliate of the vacancy.
Provide an application process for new volunteers wishing to volunteer with CSSC and notify an affiliate within 10 days of being contacted for any prospective volunteer role with their affiliate.
Arrange for a Head Office member of staff to present any national awards and Certificates of Recognition to volunteers at the place of the volunteer choosing and where possible affiliate and regional local awards, as requested by the affiliate.
Provide affiliates with specific guidance and support with local award schemes and advise what may be acceptable ways to thank their volunteers.