Tag Archives: Participation

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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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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Why aren’t our staff volunteering? The three reasons why

Why are employees not taking up the opportunity to volunteer asks Linz Darlington, chief executive of Benefacto. Continue reading

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Microvolunteering: Not as small as it sounds

Microvolunteering expert, Mike Bright, Founder of Help from Home, reviews international trends in flexible volunteering. Continue reading

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Hospice volunteers: Bridging the gap to the community?

Matt Hill and Sara Morris discuss their research, commissioned by Marie Curie, on the changing role of hospice volunteers. Continue reading

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Volunteering: A family affair?

NCVO research manager, Veronique Jochum, reviews family volunteering on Twitter and discusses plans to work with the Third Sector Research Centre on this area. Continue reading

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Volunteering and the first world war

As part of Volunteers’ Week, Anna Jarvis of Heritage Lottery Fund reflects on the history of voluntary action and explains what funding is available. Continue reading

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Growing our volunteers of the future

Supporters of the #iwill campaign explain why encouraging young people to volunteer is crucial to creating a culture of volunteering. Continue reading

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Letter from a volunteer

In a letter to mark Volunteers’ Week, Derek Thomson explains why he continues to fundraise for Cancer Research UK. Continue reading

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