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Involvement and volunteering functions: Best together or apart?

Uploaded: 28th March 2022 | Topic: More about involvement

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

This paper explores some of the similarities and differences between involvement and volunteering, and the advantages and disadvantages of bringing involvement and volunteering together into one team. The paper aims to help SLG members whose organisations may be considering merging (or separating) these two functions, so that they can make an informed decision about whether this might be helpful in their own contexts.

Payment for involvement

Uploaded: 10th February 2022 | Topic: Guidelines and good practice

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

In 2021/22, members from three member charities - Cancer Research UK, Mind and Turn2us – shared their experience of paying people at a series of seminars. This paper is a summary of these seminars. It looks long - but thta's becasue ther are lots of useful resources at the end (e.g. payment policies and processes).

Involvement and insight – similarities and differences

Uploaded: 13th July 2021 | Topic: Guidelines and good practice

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

This paper summarises discussions amongst members of the Heads of Involvement Group about the similarities and differences between involvement and insight. It aims to help members to be clear about how the work of an involvement team (or individual) is distinct from the work of an insight team.

Developing a PPI strategy – a guide

Uploaded: 11th December 2018 | Topic: Involvement strategies

Resource was added by: Bec Hanley

Guidance from the Medical Research Charities Group in Ireland on how to develop an involvement strategy. It's aimed at organisations with a focus on health research but could easily be adapted by others.
Thanks to Avril Kennan at MRCG for sharing this and to the CRIG members who helped develop it.