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Title Description Typesort ascending Topic Main audience
Local Networks Programme Guide Appendix 2: Sources of support Who to contact to find out more about the Local Networks Programme. Guide Branch and group basics Everyone
Local Networks Programme Guide Appendix 1: Volunteer website resource index An index of all volunteer website resources included in the Local Networks Programme Guide. Guide Branch and group basics Everyone
How to recruit and manage branch based employees Creating and filling paid roles should only be done after serious consideration and with a solid understanding of the legal obligations and liabilities involved. Guide Branch and group basics Chair
Local Networks Programme Guide C3: Web to print Web to print supports MS Society groups to design and produce quality newsletters, stationery and promotional items. Guide Essentials Everyone
Staying safe when volunteering alone - A guide for volunteers This guide will support you to make safe choices when volunteering alone. Guide Health and safety
Web to Print user guide Download our Web to Print user guide to get the best out of your group communications. Guide
Dignity at Work and When Volunteering Policy This policy sets out the process for dealing with bullying and harassment informally and formally.
Resolving Volunteer Issues - Note Taking Template Use this note taking template to help you take notes during a meeting to resolve an issue using the Resolving Volunteer Issues (RVI) policy.
Safeguarding adults policy and procedure (Northern Ireland) MS Society Safeguarding Adults policy and procedure (Northern Ireland)
Lone volunteering checklist This checklist is for MS Society volunteers visiting a new person, entering a new environment or travelling alone.
VERA: 940A - Collections not covered by HSV: 925 Complete this risk assessment for any street or store collection that is not covered by HSV: 925 - Collections in pre-agreed premises.
Health and Safety Volunteer role description Use this role description to learn how our Health and Safety Volunteers deliver impact for people affected by MS.
HSV: 920 - Provision of food Use this guidance when providing food at any event you organise.
MS Support Volunteer Newsletter - July 2020
TeamSpirit 222 - January 2019 (PDF) Our bi-monthly publication for Coordinating Teams. PDF version.
Group Handbook Our handbook for local volunteer-led groups.
Staying COVID-19 secure in 2020 - poster Display on branch property so that volunteers know what to do if someone suffers a needle or other puncture wound.
Health and Safety Volunteer welcome and induction checklist We deliver impact for people affected by MS through our volunteers. This welcome and induction checklist will help our new Health and Safety Volunteers to settle in.
Teamspirit 208 - September 2016 Our bi-monthly newsletter for group officers and national support group committee volunteers. Newsletter editor
Teamspirit 224 - May 2019 (PDF) Teamspirit 224 - May 2019