PRINCIPLE 2

PRINCIPLE  2

The programmes, projects and volunteer roles of our organisation are based on aims and objectives that are mutually agreed with local communities and partners, are aligned with priorities identified by and valuable to local communities, and that are sustainable.

Indicators:

2.1 We collaborate with local partners and communities to ensure programme design, planning, implementation and evaluation are mutually agreed, are aligned with priorities identified by and valuable to local communities, and seek to be sustainable.

Suggested evidence (some evidence is mandatory) – Copies of/extracts or screenshots from/links to:
§  Detailed needs assessment in communities carried out by local partner or in collaboration with the VSA used for programme planning, implementation and evaluation;
§  Participatory needs based assessments carried out at the community level used for programme planning, implementation and evaluation;
§  Needs assessment of organisational and or programme capacity of local partner and/or VSA and identification of how the volunteer programme and volunteer roles aim to work to build capacity; and/or increase knowledge and critical understanding of global justice issues and promote and enable continuous engagement;
§  Situation analysis by the VSA to identify context and needs in order to identify particular local partners which work according to the priorities of the local communities and seek to be sustainable;
§  Documents of shared planning, implementation and evaluation processes between the VSA and local partner (minutes of meetings, shared workshops emails etc). 

2.2 We work with local partners to provide training, induction and mentoring to volunteers.

Suggested evidence (some evidence is mandatory) – Copies of/extracts or screenshots from/links to:

 

§  MOUs/volunteer programme work plans which detail local partner involvement in the induction, training and mentoring of volunteers

§  Documents reflecting collaboration between the VSA and local partner in developing and planning of training, induction and mentoring

programmes that reflect a sharing of values, methodology and content

§  Local partner induction and training plans / inputs from local partner in induction,   training and mentoring plans

§  Attendance list/report on volunteer’s participation in induction, training and mentoring provided by local partners

§  Feedback from volunteers on the induction, training and mentoring they received from local partners

§  Feedback from local partners on successes and challenges in carrying out induction, training and mentoring

§  Documents outlining shared and regular review and evaluation processes between the VSA and local partner. 

 

 

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