Organisations' Rights

  • To look for certain qualities and skills in volunteers
  • To select only volunteers who are suitable for the work
  • To draw up a volunteer agreement or 'contact'
  • To ask for tasks to be done in a particular way
  • To ask for commitment
  • To ask for reliability
  • To ask for punctuality
  • To deal with disciplinary and grievance matters
  • To ask volunteers to leave if their involvment hinders the organisation achieving its goals

Reprinted with kind permission of Volunteering Ireland

Dept. of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government