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Introduction of volunteersThe vast majority of organizationsquestioned provide an introduction tovolunteers explaining their role and apresentation of organization.
Support of volunteersA 100% of participating organizations provide on-going support to volunteers according to their needs.All participating organizations provide face-to-face and / or emotional support to their volunteers.
Insurance of volunteers Only few participating organizations mentioned insurance for their volunteers, this is the Italian organizations.
Program of activitiesMost participating organizations have a documented program of activities for volunteers and have a documented record with activities that volunteers need to undertake, these include: All of the participating organizations from Greece and Romania; and Some of the participating organizations from the Italy and UK. The organization from Cyprus don’t have any documented program of activities.
Monitoring the progress of volunteers Overall, 80% of the participating organizations monitor the progress and development of volunteers and 70 % match the needs of the volunteers with the roles that the organizations have.
The period of volunteering The majority of volunteers from Greece, UK, Cyprus and Italy stay in the participating organization more that 24 months, while in Romania the maximum period is 12 months.
Importance of volunteers retention All participating organizations believe that it is very important to retain volunteers in and is important to give volunteers more responsibility.
Volunteers and peoples from differentcultures/religionsVolunteers from different cultures/religionsreceive support for specific needs ifnecessary, as do those that the volunteerscome into contact with.
Events for volunteers All participating organizations hold regular events to motivate and retain volunteers in the long-term.