Volunteers and The Law

When 28 November at 9:30am to 12:30pm
Provided by Voluntary Action Leeds
Description

What the law says about volunteering is fundamental knowledge for volunteer coordinators, senior managers and decision-makers. Clarify when the law says a volunteer becomes an employee, and what volunteers can and can’t do when claiming benefits. Insurance, Data Protection, DBS and Safeguarding, working with immigrants and asylum seekers are all covered in this session.

Venue Voluntary Action Leeds
Stringer House 34 Lupton Street, Hunslet, Leeds LS10 2QW
Learning outcomes Avoid stepping too close to boundaries between volunteering and employment Give good advice to volunteers about any conflicts when claiming benefits Design procedures to make sure your organisation stays within the law and embeds good practice in your volunteer programme
Suitable for Volunteer coordinators and others who need to ensure the organisation complies with legal duty.
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Cost VAL Essentials Subscriber £48 - Non Val Essentials Subscriber £60