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Elements of the Code


Organizational Standards For Volunteer Involvement





Effective recruitment messgages are realistic and clear. They convey an accurate impression of the organization, its needs, and available opportunities. Genuine effort should be made to recruit and select volunteers with a broad range of backgrounds and experience, using a range of approaches. A healthy organization reaches out to diverse sources of volunteers, reflecting the diversity of the community. 

  • Volunteer recruitment incorporates internal and external strategies to reach out to diverse sources of volunteers.
  • Recruitment messages are realistic and clear about the volunteer roles and expectations.
  • Various techniques are used to recruit volunteers including making use of current technology-based and social media tools. 
  • Recruitment strategies are broad-based and accessible.
  • Recruitment messages may invite volunteers to discuss their skills and interests. 
  • Recruitment messages indicate that screening procedures are followed in the organization and list the specific verification processes required for each position.
  • Genuine effort is made to recruit and select volunteers from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences to reflect the diversity of the community.
  • Selection of volunteers is based on requirements of the role and pre-determined screeing measures. 


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