Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM) is a signatory of the Comhlámh Code of Good Practice for Volunteer Sending Agencies and has achieved the highest standard of compliance, Comprehensive, since 2013.
The code is a set of standards for organisations involved in facilitating international volunteer placements in the global south. The main principles of the code are below.
Dóchas Code Signatory
Dóchas is the Irish Association of Non-Governmental Development Organisations. VLM is a signatory to the Dóchas Code of Conduct on the use of imagery and messaging. This code informs organisations on how they can ethically communicate their work and fundraise. The core principles that signatories ascribe to are as follows: