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.