Typically in an agreement that an organization could enter into: the charity may in particular use this agreement (instead of the long charitable voluntary agreement in this sub-file) when the charity is small enough and few volunteers who spend relatively little time on voluntary activities each month/week, or when the charity prefers to use as short a deal as possible. The NCVO published a Time Well Spent report based on a national survey of more than 10,000 people on the volunteer experience, which organizations should know that there is a risk of accidental breach of an employment contract with volunteers. However, this risk can be minimized by the best practices described below: this short charitable volunteer agreement is suitable for use by a charity (or other non-profit organization) that hires a volunteer who assists in one of its activities, including fundraising, administration, charitable services or other day-to-day activities of the charity on its behalf, whether volunteers work occasionally or regularly in the charity. This agreement is only an honour. It is not a legally binding contract and either [ORGANISATION] or the volunteer can terminate the contract at any time. Regardless of the volunteer`s commitment, the charity must, where possible, ensure that the volunteer does not become a collaborator of the charity. In this context, it is important that it does not provide actual payment or benefits to the volunteer beyond the reimbursement of its expenses and that it engages the volunteer only by a written agreement. The agreement (which is a form of guidance and not a contract) should define what the charity and volunteers expect from each other and should be drafted in such a way as to minimize the risk of it being an employment contract. The agreement was developed to meet these requirements. Find out how volunteering can help you find paid work. If a charity wishes to adapt this form in one way or another, it must consider whether the proposed changes would make it more likely that the volunteer would be legally employed. We recommend that you read either volunteers or both forms of voluntary agreement in this subcommittee the guide on volunteer involvement in charity, which is also included in this sub-file.