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Volunteering expenses

Eden & South Lakeland is running on a tight budget but will reimburse expenses from volunteers, if possible agreed in advance.  Please download and print the form attached below.  Please submit claims to the Penrith office within 4 weeks of the cost being incurred. Please allow up to 2 weeks to receive payment.

Using your own car

It is possible that you may need business cover if you are using your private car when volunteering. Please check you are covered with your own motor insurer - link to Template Driver's Insurance Form.

Here is a link to guidance on Using your car to volunteer from .  This article quotes Malcolm Tarling from the Association of British Insurers as saying "Driving directly between home and a volunteer project wouldn't normally be affected by the rules on insurance."