New Year Health Check

                     AN MOT FOR YOUR ORGANISATION

 

 

YES

NO

NOT RELEVANT

GOVERNANCE      
The   governing document is appropriate to the organisation and has been recently   reviewed?
All   members of the Management Committee/Board are aware of their risks and   liabilities?
VOLUNTEERS      
Do you   have a volunteer policy and does it include payment of volunteer expenses?
Do you   know about opportunities to promote short term volunteering?
Do you   give your volunteers have access to training opportunities?
Do you   have all the volunteers you need?
Are the   personal details of volunteers/ including Trustees stored according to data   protection requirements?
PLANNING      
Do you   have a clear annual plan for your organisation that includes budgets?
Does your   organisation identify and measure its impact?
Are you   able to demonstrate the need for your services?
FUNDRAISING      
Do you   know what proportion of your income is spent on fundraising?
Do you   know how to apply full cost recovery to your funding applications?
Does your   organisation have a fundraising strategy or plan?
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES      
Do you   have a safeguarding policy? Is it up-to-date?
Do you   have an equalities and diversity policy? Is it up-to-date?
Do you   have a health and safety policy? Is it up-to-date?
Do you   have appropriate insurance?
Do you   have a lone working policy? Is it up-to-date?
Do you   have a data protection policy? Is it up-to-date?
Do you   have a complaints procedure? Is it up-to-date?
MARKETING AND PUBLICITY      
Do you   know which of your marketing tools is the most effective?
Does your   website have a cookies policy?
Do you   feel your mission statement reflects what you do?
Does your   organisation ensure there is regular and effective communication with all   stakeholders?
FINANCE      
Are all   finance rules and procedures circulated to all members of your management   committee/board?
Does your   management committee/board receive quarterly finance reports?
Do you   earn any interest on your savings?
Do you   know whether your annual accounts need to be examined externally?

If you have answered NO to any of the questions then the Development Team would be happy to help you please just complete our simple referral form on our website… Or you could attend one of our ESSENTIAL TRAINING courses for small organisations for free!

Thursday 8th May– Simple Tools to Measure your Impact

Thursday 12th June– Managing Volunteers

Thursday 10th July– Simple Marketing Tools

Thursday 11th September– Health and Safety & Risk Management

You can also attend VAAC NETWORKING EVENTS, there are six a year, three of which will have a volunteering theme.

WHO ARE THE DEVELOPMENT TEAM AND HOW DO I MAKE CONTACT?

Kate Scales – Victoria Sturdy – Chris Broggi

Phone: 01243 840305

Email: admin@vaac.org.uk

We meet weekly to look at all the new referrals and allocate them to the team member with the appropriate skills to help you.

 

HELP TO NURTURE YOUR ORGANISATION.

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