Tag Archives: Volunteering

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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Exploring the experience of volunteers and paid staff in hospices, using LEGO® Serious Play®

Liz Dixon from the University of Huddersfield on the use of LEGO® models to help focus discussion with hospice staff and volunteers about their experiences. Continue reading

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Public services news round-up: October 2016

This month's roundup features payment by results, National Citizen Service, good funding practice and more. Continue reading

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A life-changing experience: the Young Core Leaders programme

Gavin McAlister took part in the Young Core Leaders of Civil Society programme earlier this year. He reflects on his experience and why you should apply this year. Continue reading

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Skills-based volunteering: Benefits for all involved

Graham Frankland of the Skills Exchange Alliance discusses the benefits of skills-based volunteering Continue reading

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Volunteering Round-up: October 2016

A first look at the National Citizen Service bill, new funding to boost volunteering in over 50s, plus the latest on upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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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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Summer 2016 A to Z – Part Two

A summary of the key policy issues relevant to charities that have happened this Summer. Continue reading

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Would free analytical help benefit your organisation?

Dani Evans explains how the Analytical Voluntary Programme matches voluntary sector organisations requiring support with government analysts Continue reading

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