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Title Description Typesort ascending Topic Main audience
Disclosure checks on Service Providers Use this flowchart to decide whether your Service Provider requires a Disclosure check, and whether the group is (with help from the Volunteer Support Team) responsible for organising this.
HSV: 126 - Fire evacuation drill record Use this form as a register in fire drills, or as a checklist to ensure people know the drill (a 'passive' drill).
Exhibition email to MPs Send this email to your local MP to invite them to our parliamentary exhibition
Steps to recruiting a potential volunteer - distance learning pack This distance learning pack outlines the steps to recruiting volunteers, from when you first realise you need a volunteer to helping them settle into their role.
Teamspirit 207 - July 2016 Our bi-monthly newsletter for group officers and national support group committee volunteers.
HSV: 132D - Property induction form - contractor Use this checklist when running through an induction with a contractor working at an MS Society property.
FA needs assessment - shops - July 2020 This outlines the changes to the shop first aid needs due to COVID-19
Teamspirit 226 - September 2019 - Finance issue Teamspirit 226 - September 2019 - Finance issue
Gift Aid declaration confirmation letter Use this letter to confirm an oral Gift Aid agreement with a supporter.
HSV: 125A - Appointed person responsibilities To be completed by each MS Society group member agreeing to take responsibility should an emergency occur, during an event with less than 25 people.
Responding to adult safeguarding concerns This guide is for all staff and volunteers who come into contact with people with MS, either in person, by phone or by email during the course of their volunteering activities.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Policy
Letter template for new fundraisers Use this to offer support to anyone raising funds for you - should be sent with branded materials like running vests or balloons.
Group Handbook updates - October 2019 Your guide to what's in each section and what's changed in the October 2019 update.
Volunteer reference template letter Use this template to provide a reference about a volunteer. Copy and paste the text onto your appropriate MS Society headed paper and add the information requested in the square brackets.
Group Handbook A6: Handling data Our personal data responsibilities, safe data storage and disposal, the rules for emails, using membership data, images and stories.
Fundraising Events Calendar 2023
Safeguarding adults policy and procedure (Northern Ireland) MS Society Safeguarding adults policy and procedure (Northern Ireland)
Group list for Volunteer Network Events To find the session which relates to your group, please see the list of group names here. Click on the session date to register to attend.
Template press release - new activity or service A template press release to help you promote your new activity or service.