Updated CILIP Volunteers In Public Libraries Policy

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Today CILIP published their revised volunteer policy for public libraries. The decision to revise it was made after concerns were raised by members of the library profession (including myself) about the existing policy. The back story to this change is written up in the following posts. CILIP Volunteer Policy & Job Substitution: Letter to CILIP Update…

CILIP Volunteer Policy & Job Substitution: Letter to CILIP Update

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I’ve just written this letter to CILIP Update regarding the current CILIP volunteer policy and its tie-in with job substitution. I was hoping to also add it to the comments section of the CILIP Council blog ( http://communities.cilip.org.uk/blogs/council/archive/2012/04/09/cilip-council-26th-march-2012.aspx ), where I had originally posted some other comments on the situation, but the website will not let me…