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Welcome to the team

Welcome to Volunteering for the Royal Navy Pre-school Organisation and our Jack & Jill’s Pre-schools.

 

As a volunteer you are a valued member of the team, you contribute your time, energy and skills in support of our cause.

 

We appreciate everything you do to raise funds, and in doing so you are helping us to provide quality childcare facilities to service and civilian families in times of peace and conflict.

 

Our pre-schools provide a safe, stimulating, nurturing environment in which each child is encouraged to reach their full potential.

 

We offer support especially to service families who are new to the area and during times of deployment.

Royal Naval Pre-school Learning Organisation is committed to equal opportunities and Diversity. This commitment is reflected amongst the charities policies and practices.

Equal Opportunities and Diversity

We really want you to enjoy your time spent volunteering for us and we take our responsibilities towards you very seriously. You will also be an RNPSLO representative for the charity and as such we ask you to act appropriately.

Responsibilities and Expectations

• To offer equal opportunities to everyone who

  wants to volunteer

• Listen to your motivations and aspirations

  and wherever possible match your skills and

  experiences with the right role for you.

• To provide information about the charity its

  policies and its work

• To provide access and support to trained

  staff-including regular review meetings.

• To offer an induction and proper training and

  support for your role

• To promote an environment of Trust and

  understanding, encouraging two way

  communication at all times

• To make necessary arrangements to ensure

  your health, safety and welfare

• To reimburse out of pocket expenses

• To recognise loyalty and dedication

Our commitment to you

Our expectations of you

• To aim for high standards of efficiency,

  reliability and quality in your volunteering

• To work in partnership with other volunteers,

  staff and the general public

• To support, respect and adhere to our

  organization policies management decisions

  and procedures-including all aspects of Equal

  Opportunities Health and Safety and Data

  protection

• To consider and protect the name and

  reputation of the RNPSLO and there Jack &  

  Jill’s pre- schools in all your actions and

  conduct

• To act responsibly and within the law

• To let your staff contact know first if you have

  any problems so that we can find a solution

  together

• To let your staff contact know if you have any

  personal problems that may affect your

  volunteering

• To have the best possible experience by

  getting involved and enjoying your

  volunteering

To register as a volunteer with R.N.S.P.L.O you can:

• Fill out a form at any of our events held

  throughout the year

• Go online at www.jackandjillschildcare.co.uk

• Telephone Karan Horsley/Jack and Jill’s Fundraising Coordinator on 01752 402 072

Health and Safety

Your Health and Safe is important to us. We are committed to your safety and welfare whilst you are volunteering for us and in turn we expect volunteers to contribute to maintaining a safe working environment

 

All Volunteers at RNSPLO and Jack & Jill’s pre-schools must:

 

• Take reasonable care for health and safety of

  yourself and others who may be affected by

  your actions or omissions

• Co-operate with staff by assisting them to

  fulfil their statutory duties

• Follow our Health and Safety policy and

  measures put in place by the RNSPLO or any

  organisation you may be working on

• Report accidents/incidents or dangerous

  circumstances to a paid member of staff,

  whether or not any person has been injured

• Be aware of actions to take when an

  emergency situation arises

• and who from the RNPSLO to contact for

  support.

Copyright, Intellectual Property and Photography

The rights to any original works that you may produce in the course of volunteering will belong to the charity, unless otherwise agreed. Examples include photography artwork, graphic design and written work.

 

We may use photographs of volunteers carrying out their roles for promotional purposes. You may of course request that an image is withdrawn.

Media Relations

No comments or stories should be given direct to the media, unless your volunteer role specifically includes talking to the press or other local media. Generally, our media relations are handled by our CEO and so any requests from the press, etc should be referred to your staff contact.

Data Protection and Confidentiality

We take great care to protect your information as part of our data protection responsibilities. As a volunteer, we expect you to protect any personal or confidential information to which you have access.

Expenses

Volunteers may request reimbursement of reasonable out-of-pocket expenses, such as travel costs and, if devoting a full day to a charity event, a sandwich lunch or equivalent. Payment of reasonable expenses must be authorised by your staff contact in advance and receipts or tickets required.

01752 402 072

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