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Posts written by guests who have contributed to NCVO projects and events.

Realising the value of the voluntary sector in health and care

Don Redding from National Voices discusses the importance of the voluntary sector in health and care Continue reading

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Exploring the experience of volunteers and paid staff in hospices, using LEGO® Serious Play®

Liz Dixon from the University of Huddersfield on the use of LEGO® models to help focus discussion with hospice staff and volunteers about their experiences. Continue reading

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A life-changing experience: the Young Core Leaders programme

Gavin McAlister took part in the Young Core Leaders of Civil Society programme earlier this year. He reflects on his experience and why you should apply this year. Continue reading

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Skills-based volunteering: Benefits for all involved

Graham Frankland of the Skills Exchange Alliance discusses the benefits of skills-based volunteering Continue reading

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Voting and public opinion: What you need to know

The more we understand how the public opinion works the better we can influence. Phillip Cowley sheds light on some of our more unusual voting trends. Continue reading

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Would free analytical help benefit your organisation?

Dani Evans explains how the Analytical Voluntary Programme matches voluntary sector organisations requiring support with government analysts Continue reading

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Funders are coming together to challenge low pay in the charity sector

Emma Kosmin from the Living Wage Foundation argues for paying the living wage in the voluntary sector Continue reading

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Why the hell would I volunteer? How working on a campaign gave me the ‘bug’

Ahead of his keynote speech at NCVO's Campaigning Conference, Johnny Mercer MP recalls how he discovered the power of volunteering while on the campaign trail. Continue reading

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Beyond ‘egos and logos’: Building an effective campaign coalition after Brexit

Why a coalition may benefit you and where you can find guidance on making it work Continue reading

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Five thoughts on the voluntary sector delivering public services

James Rees from the Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership discusses key points from his recently published book Continue reading

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