LCV Policies

LCV has a number of policies. This page contains links to the current versions,

Active policies

Volunteer Expenses Policy

Governs the payment of expenses to volunteers when acting on behalf of LCV. The policy for residentials is slightly different - see below.

Policy approved:
Jan 2024
Policy review date:
Jan 2026

 Volunteer Expenses Policy

You may also need the payments record form used when making a claim.

Volunteer Expenses Policy - residentials

Governs the circumstances under which LCV may be prepared to contribute towards the costs of volunteer participation in residentials.

Policy approved:
Jan 2024
Policy review date:
Jan 2026

 Volunteer Expenses Policy (residentials)

Dealing with Difficult Behaviour

Difficult behaviour on task is rare but can be stressful for all our volunteers and leader. This policy governs LCV's approach to managing any such behaviour.

Policy approved:
Sep 2023
Policy review date:
Sep 2024

 Difficult Behaviour Policy

Health and Safety Policy

Governs the application of relevant Health and Safety law within LCV. This document should be read in conjunction with our risk assessments.

All these documents are presently under review to reflect current best practice. New versions shall appear here shortly.

Policy approved:
Mar 2024
Policy review date:
Mar 2025

 Health and Safety Policy

Vehicle use without CPC

LCV operates a vehicle and this policy document describes our position on operating the vehicle without a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

Policy approved:
Jan 2024
Policy review date:
Jun 2024

 Vehicle use without CPC

Facilities Access

Governs the conditions under which LCV issues keys and permits access by volunteers to the toolsheds and other locations associated with LCV.

Policy approved:
Dec 2022
Policy review date:
Dec 2024

 Facilities Access Policy

Code of Conduct for LCV Trustees

LCV trustees are required to observe the following code of conduct. This should be read in conjunction with the LCV Constitution

Policy approved:
Jan 2024
Policy review date:
Jan 2026

 Code of Conduct for LCV Trustees

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Policy

This policy describes LCV's position with respect to the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

Policy approved:
Jan 2024
Policy review date:
Jan 2026

 Protection of Vulnerable Groups Policy

Leader' Guide

While not strictly a policy, the leader's guide is a useful when trying to apply the Health and Safety policy in particular.

You can start reading in the "Howto" section

Privacy Policy

This is part of the website itself and can be viewed here

Retired policies

The policies below are no longer in force and are preserved here for reference only.

COVID-19 infection mitigation rules for LCV Minibus

This policy outlined LCV's approach to mitigating the risk to volunteers when using the minibus during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Policy approved:
Apr 2022
Policy review date:
Jun 2022

 COVID-19 infection mitigation rules for LCV Minibus (draft)

Coronavirus Volunteering Position Statement

This policy outlined LCV's approach to volunteering during the coronavirus pandemic.

Policy approved:
Mar 2022
Policy review date:
Jun 2022

 Coronavirus: volunteering position statement