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A Volunteer Charter - The 10 Principles

Principles for Assuring Legitimacy and Preventing Exploitation of Workers and Volunteers

1. Introduction

1.2. Who is this Charter for?

There are a wide number of stakeholders interested in ensuring good relations between paid workers and volunteers, including; 

  • Volunteer involving organisations from all sectors

  • Trades Unions and workers representatives

  • Funding and procurement agents

  • Government, both local and national

  • Development Agencies and networks

  • Workers and Volunteers

  • Beneficiaries and communities of interest