Tag Archives: Volunteering

Volunteering and public services: what next?

Speech to the National Volunteering Forum on how we talk about the role of volunteering in public services in the future. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: January 2017

National Citizen Service bill, volunteer legal status and reward, mentoring and befriending, supporting trustees, volunteering in later life, training and more Continue reading

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How clear are you on legal issues concerning your volunteers?

Essential legal information for volunteer managers on legal status and reward and recognition Continue reading

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Stuart Etherington’s new year letter to the sector

Thoughts on the big issues effecting the voluntary sector in the coming year Continue reading

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Policy Round-Up: December 2016

This blog provides a summary and commentary of some of the key developments in policy affecting charities during the month of December 2016. Continue reading

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Ten things I didn’t know this time last year

Interesting research relating to the voluntary sector from the past year Continue reading

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Five questions we should be asking about volunteering in 2017

It's customary to make predictions for the next year, but 2016 has shown how tricky they can be. Instead here are questions you should be asking. Continue reading

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Youth volunteering – do we need a new focus?

Matthew Linning from Volunteer Scotland discusses how research in Scotland shows differences in volunteering rates between young people from different backgrounds Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2016

Youth social action, National Citizen Service bill, support for trustees, volunteering in health care, upcoming training and more Continue reading

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Youth social action and inequality

A look at the latest research published by Step Up To Serve into social action by 10–20 year olds, and what it might mean for anyone working with young people. Continue reading

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