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Definitions & Principles of Volunteering.

The Definition and Principles of Volunteering are the result of a national consultation undertaken in 1996, with a wide range of stakeholders including: Volunteers, Not-for-Profit organisations, policy makers and Unions.

In 2015, the National Steering Committee reported significant changes to the current definition to include key components: 'Without financial gain and for the common good'; and to recognise informal acts of volunteering, taken outside formal organisations.

This article investigates the Definitions and Principles of Volunteering and its relationship to formal organisations: (Click here)

 

 


 

 

 

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