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Volunteering for Staffordshire County Council

Meeting: 21/06/2023 - Cabinet (Item 5)

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Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture

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“Our dedicated army of volunteers across Staffordshire make an invaluable contribution to the council, this county and the communities we all serve.


Without them life would certainly be more difficult for many and I would like to thank them for the difference they make to so many lives.


We recognise too that volunteers can get a huge amount out of helping others and our new “volunteering principles” to make the experience flexible, enjoyable and personally rewarding.”


Victoria Wilson, Cabinet Member for Communities and Culture


Reasons for the Decision – To consider the Council’s new volunteering principles and practical guidance documents for staff, ensuring that everyone who volunteers with the Council is supported to have a positive and consistent experience.


Decision – (a) That Cabinet commits to the nine new ‘volunteering principles’ for the organisation to adopt.


(b) That the implementation of the volunteering guidance documents for managers and colleagues supporting Council volunteers be approved.


(c)  That the proposed plan to embed this approach across the organisation and further develop our volunteer offer, noting the approach to monitor progress, be approved.