Author Archives: Kristen Stephenson

Kristen Stephenson

About Kristen Stephenson

Kristen is NCVO’s Volunteer Management and Good Practice Manager. She’s interested in raising the profile of volunteer management as a profession, and the development of approaches which can help volunteering deliver for people, organisations and communities.

Volunteers in policing – what does success look like?

How the police have successfully worked with volunteers to add value to their service Continue reading

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Why we’re calling to keep Parkrun free

The value of the volunteering event and why Stoke Gifford Parish Council should keep it free for participants Continue reading

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What the latest volunteering data means for volunteer managers

Who is volunteering and what volunteer managers can do to attract a variety of volunteers Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week: The big celebration

More time to celebrate. More time to get involved. Here's why we are extending Volunteers' Week celebrations this year, to run the event from 1-12 June. Continue reading

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Micro-volunteering might be small but it’s got big potential

Why micro-volunteering may be the future for volunteers and volunteer involving organisations Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: June 2015

A look back on the biggest Volunteers' Week yet, plus awards, upcoming events, and the latest resources including the new NCVO almanac. Continue reading

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Volunteering roundup: May 2015

Volunteers' Week, forthcoming events, and election comment, plus an overview of what is coming up in the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Why employer-supported volunteering?

It has a positive impact, for individuals, for businesses and for communities, benefits that should transcend party politics. Continue reading

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Five reasons senior managers should listen to their volunteer managers

The leadership of organisations, big and small, still fail to pay due attention to the volunteer managers leading and supporting the volunteering that powers their organisations. Continue reading

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What could a national strategy for volunteer management achieve?

Why do we need one, and how do we get there? Kristen shares her insights from her work with NCVO's members and partners. Continue reading

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