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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
D/505/9303
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
26 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand the volunteering role.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain the activities to be undertaken in own volunteering role.
  • 1.2
    Explain the boundaries of own role and the importance of working within these.
  • 1.3
    Describe situations where it would be appropriate to refer matters to another identified person.
  • 1.4
    Describe the skills needed to fulfil own volunteering role, giving reasons why these are important to the role.

2

Understand the benefits of volunteering.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Explain how volunteering benefits
    a) the volunteer
    b) the organisation or project
    c) the community.

3

Understand the rights and responsibilities of a volunteer.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Explain own rights as a volunteer within a specific organisation or project.
  • 3.2
    Explain own responsibilities as a volunteer within a specific organisation or project (for example for health and safety, equality and diversity or confidentiality, as appropriate to own role).
  • 3.3
    Explain why it is important that volunteers fulfil their responsibilities in line with relevant guidelines or legislation, and the possible consequences of failing to do so.

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