Tag Archives: Volunteering

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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Volunteering round-up: August 2016

We take a closer look at new research about volunteering & wellbeing; ask how volunteering can help with social cohesion; and share new training opportunities. 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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Volunteering round-up: July 2016

Get up to date with the latest volunteering data; new guidance on volunteering and benefits; and the Big Lottery's new Celebrate fund. 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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Volunteering round-up: June 2016

Volunteers' Week 2016, practical support resources, upcoming training and the NCVO members' assembly Continue reading

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No time to take on a volunteer? Five reasons to do so

How taking on specialist volunteers could benefit your organisation Continue reading

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The ‘win-win’ nature of social action volunteering

Anne Heal, chair of Volunteering Matters and a trustee of NCVO, talks about the benefits of volunteering for all parties – part of our Volunteers' Week 2016 series Continue reading

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Demonstrating the importance of volunteers in your organisation

Matt Hatt from Shakespeare's Globe theatre talks about putting a shadowing scheme in place, for staff to shadow volunteers Continue reading

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School: The highway to social action?

Kerri Hall from Step Up To Serve takes a look at one of the paths into social action for 10-20 year olds – school. Part of the Volunteers' Week 2016 series. Continue reading

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