Volunteer Centres provide support at a local level for individual volunteers and volunteer involving organisations. They have five core functions:
1. Strategic Development of Volunteering
Outcome: Through the activity of the Volunteer Centre and its engagement with local networks and decision makers there is a positive environment in which volunteering is flourishing.
2. Good Practice Development
Outcome: Through the activity of the Volunteer Centre; organisations from all sectors (involving or providing volunteers) improve or attain positive consistency in their volunteering programmes.
3. Developing Volunteering Opportunities
Outcome: The Volunteer Centre’s development activity increases and improves the quantity, quality, and diversity of volunteering locally.
4. Voice of Volunteering
Outcome: Through the Volunteer Centre’s activities there is an increased awareness of the issues impacting on volunteering.
Outcome: Through the Volunteer Centre’s activities the general public and all sectors are better informed about and have access to an effective and efficient brokerage service.
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