Resources for RO:COP

18 Oct 2013 Roisin Kelly    Last updated: 7 Nov 2014

To help with your projects we have compiled a list of useful sites and information for you.

Inspiring Impact

A resource to help you with measuring impact of your project (referred to at Measuring Impact Event)

Inspiring Impact Resource

DIY Committee Guide

The DIY committee guide has resources for management committees/boards and those working to support management committees. It also provides clear support for groups implementing the Code of Good Governance for the Voluntary and Community Sector.

http://www.diycommitteeguide.org/

Investing in Volunteers

Investing in Volunteers (IiV) is the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management.  You can use it to benchmark the quality of your volunteer management and involvement, prove and improve the effectiveness of your work with volunteers

http://iiv.investinginvolunteers.org.uk/

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults

A Shared Responsibility - Standards and Guidance for Good Practice in Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults - This publication contains the new standards and guidance for good practice in working with vulnerable adults.  All organisations have a responsibility to ensure that their vulnerable service users are protected and this new publication will help your organisation to do this.

http://www.volunteernow.co.uk/training-and-standards/safeguarding-vulnerable-adults-a-shared-responsibility

Safeguarding Adults at Risk Information

SAaRIH (Safeguarding Adults at Risk Information Hub) is an online central information resource for practitioners, managers, trainers, researchers and policy makers with an interest in adult safeguarding.The hub contains a wide range of adult safeguarding information relevant to organisations supporting vulnerable adults in the statutory, voluntary, community and independent sectors.

http://www.volunteernow.co.uk/training-and-standards/saarih-safeguarding-adults-at-risk-information-hub

Volunteer Management Toolkit

The volunteer management toolkit has been designed by Volunteer Now for anyone who is involved in the recruitment, selection, management and support of volunteers in an organisation – whether you are paid or a volunteer yourself. It will help you to assess how well you are currently supporting your volunteers, and provide a range of information on how to develop and improve volunteer management in your organisation.

http://www.volunteernow.co.uk/training-and-standards/volunteer-management-toolkit

Measuring Change

Measuring change an approach to outcomes for the voluntary and community sector is a CENI publication. Measuring change provides a solution to outcomes measurement that is straightforward and low cost. It helps organisations to capture and use outcomes data to improve delivery and make effective use of resources

http://www.ceni.org/sites/default/files/13593%20Measuring%20Change%20Text9.pdf

Prove and improve is a self-evaluation resource for community and voluntary organisations developed by CENI. This resource provides a starting point for exploring evaluation and some of the issue involved in developing and running a successful project.

http://www.ceni.org/sites/default/files/ProveandImprove.pdf

 

by Roisin Kelly

Skills Development Coordinator

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