Tag Archives: Participation

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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Let’s not forget that volunteering benefits all ages

A look at new research which finds a relationship between volunteering and wellbeing, but only for people aged 40 and above. Continue reading

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Community Life Survey results show no change in volunteering

A round-up of today's results from the Government's Community Life Survey, showing the latest data on volunteering. 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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The Charity Commission’s guidance on the EU Referendum sets the wrong tone

An overview of the Charity Commission's guidance for charities on the EU referendum Continue reading

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Why Government needs to hear your views on the Community Life Survey

The Community Life Survey is an important tool for the voluntary sector, find out more about the possible changes and share your views Continue reading

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Who are the teen engagers? Social action and social class amongst 10-20 year olds

New research on social action by young people from Step Up to Serve Continue reading

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Unsung, not anymore: training for volunteer managers

More training, said volunteer managers, when we asked them what they wanted from NCVO - so that's what we're offering, with four events later this year. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: July 2015

A review of NCVO's latest volunteering forum, welcoming employer supported volunteering, plus upcoming events Continue reading

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I sometimes worry about the word ‘strategy’

Srabani Sen, an NCVO consultant leading our Meaningful Strategy course, explains why strong strategy energises organisations and motivates staff. Continue reading

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