Author Archives: Emily Graham

About Emily Graham

Emily was NCVO’s trainee volunteering development policy officer. She is interested in policy around volunteering, particularly diversity in volunteering, employability, volunteering in public services, and employer supported volunteering.

Volunteering Round-up: October 2016

A first look at the National Citizen Service bill, new funding to boost volunteering in over 50s, plus the latest on upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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National Citizen Service bill: A first look

The bill and Royal Charter intended to secure the future of NCS and make the NCS Trust more accountable to Parliament and the public. NCS has real potential as part of young people’s journey into social action and volunteering. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: September 2016

Get the latest on new investment in youth social action, tips on involving volunteers in campaigning and the first International Volunteering Conference. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: August 2016

We take a closer look at new research about volunteering & wellbeing; ask how volunteering can help with social cohesion; and share new training opportunities. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: July 2016

Get up to date with the latest volunteering data; new guidance on volunteering and benefits; and the Big Lottery's new Celebrate fund. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: June 2016

Volunteers' Week 2016, practical support resources, upcoming training and the NCVO members' assembly Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: May 2016

Get ready for Volunteers' Week, catch up with the latest discussions about impact and find out what IiV means for volunteering in health and social care Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: April 2016

How to get involved with Volunteers' Week 2016, why young people are volunteering and how to involve volunteers in care homes Continue reading

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Skilled volunteering: Benefits for the sector

To mark Responsible Business Week, we are asking how cross-sector skills exchange can benefit the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: March 2016

This month, we share new ideas about bringing volunteers 'on board ', the value of volunteering in criminal justice, information on volunteer drivers, and more. Continue reading

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