Equality and diversity

Community Change

Established in 1981, Community Change is a regional capacity building organisation using the community development process.

Example staff policies and procedures (Youthnet)

Example staff policies and procedures are available to download as Word documents from Youthnet NI's website.

These policies have been provided to promote the development of good practice within the voluntary youth sector.  They are available to download and use in your own setting.

Remember! Always ensure that example documents are tailored to meet the needs of your own organisation.


Legal responsibilities: where can I get more information?

Listed below (in alphabetical order) are a range of recommended sources of further information and advice regarding the legal responsibilities of Management Committees.

Equal opportunities and diversity (NI Business Info)

The NI Business Info site provides helpful guidance and resources on:

Basic rights at work

Basic Rights at Work is a comprehensive and up to date online advice guide to your rights at work in Northern Ireland. Resource produced by Citizen's Advice Bureau.


Good Employment Guide (NICVA)

This ten-chapter guide provides practical information and guidance on employment of staff from recruitment through to termination of employment.  Published by NICVA.

Diversity in volunteering (Volunteer Now)

This Diversity in volunteering booklet aims to encourage organisations to reflect on

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