JUSTICE FOR CHILDREN Volunteer Policy PREAMBLE This policy shall be a Volunteering Policy for JCT which is a non profit making organization that provides free legal services to children in difficult circumstances in Zimbabwe. PURPOSE The purpose of this policy is to:  Reinforce the importance of volunteering to JCT  Establish basic values and attitudes for JCT towards volunteering.  Set out responsibilities of JCT towards their volunteers.  Set out the responsibilities of people who volunteer for JCT. DEFINATIONS Volunteering in JCT context involve:  Is intended to benefit children in difficult circumstances in Zimbabwe in accordance with JCT mission and vision.  A JCT volunteer is a person who caries out volunteer activities for the organization occasionally or regularly.  Motivation by free will of the person volunteering and not for the desire for material or financial gain or by external, socio-economic or political pressure.  A completed case is a case which has been finalized by way of an out of court settlement, court hearing and having had full legal advice.  Benefits shall include volunteer allowances as shall be stipulated by JCT from time to time, incentives such as T- shirts, bags, stationery as shall be prescribed by JCT from time to time.  Reasonable expenses shall cover expenses any reasonable person would incur in such a position, final decision shall be made by JCT financial and administrative manager. SCOPE This policy shall apply to all JCT volunteers.

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