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5. Dismissal

Volunteers who do not adhere to the organisation’s rules or who fail to perform their volunteer role satisfactorily may be subject to dismissal following a formal review. Anyone in this situation will be given the chance to discuss the reasons for dismissal with the appropriate Appointments Panel. 

Grounds for dismissal include, but are not limited to, gross misconduct, being under the influence of drugs or excessive alcohol, theft, misuse or unsafe use of equipment, abuse of co-volunteers and staff, breaches of confidentiality, failure to abide by the policies of the Association, failure to meet the training requirements for the role or failure to complete the duties within the role to a satisfactory standard, (further details can be found in the Appointment Process section of POR).