Developed by the Tees Valley Infrastructure Partnership (TVIP) the Charter gives volunteers across the Tees Valley assurance that their volunteering experience will be as positive and worthwhile as possible.

The Charter does not provide set criteria for how organisations ensure the quality of their volunteering offer, but provides a list of statements, which they pledge to work towards in their volunteering practice.

This gives volunteers the confidence that they are valued and supported but allows organisations the flexibility to apply the Charter statements in a way that suits them.

Organisations are invited to sign up to the Charter now and will receive a Charter pack, including a suite of suggested examples to help develop, embed and uphold good practice.

If you are an organisation based in Stockton-on-Tees and would like to sign up to the Charter or for any further information please complete the form by clicking here.

For further information contact Catalyst’s Volunteer Manager, Lucy Owens at or 07949 318143.

If you are from one of the other areas in the Tees Valley please see below for your relevant contact:

Darlington: Julie Thornton

Hartlepool: Tracy Harvey

Middlesbrough: Lesley Spaven

Redcar and Cleveland:  Louise Adamson

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