Young volunteers and social action: The task for universities, the voluntary sector and communities

Emily Lau, lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and winner of this year's New Researchers Prize, on the vital role universities play in helping young people take part in civil society. Continue reading

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Impact round-up: November 2019

A summary of the latest news in impact and evaluation, including useful guides, resources and data collection tools. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2019

This month: our asks for the next government, what we talked about at the National Volunteering Forum, Investing in Volunteers, and more Continue reading

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What charities can learn from the election campaign so far

A look at some of recent election headlines and campaigns, and some resources to help you over the next four weeks. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Employer-supported volunteering

What happened when we brought together people from our sector and beyond to discuss ESV and more at our National Volunteering Forum in Leeds. Continue reading

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NCVO’s manifesto for the next government: A bigger role in building our future

This blog accompanies the launch of NCVO's manifesto during the 2019 General Election Continue reading

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Up and running: my first few weeks as chief executive

I've been in post for about a month now and I wanted to share some of the conversations I'm having and the things that I'm thinking about. Continue reading

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Four key challenges I faced in year one as a volunteer manager

Joel Rackham, volunteer engagement manager at Muscular Dystrophy UK, reflects on the successes and challenges of his first 12 months in the role. Continue reading

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Governance round-up: November 2019 – Trustees’ Week special

As we begin Trustees' Week, Dan Francis provides an overview of the many ways NCVO are celebrating trustees and also shares important information on what trustees should be aware of in the upcoming general election. Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Alliance roundup: Tackling health inequalities

We heard from voluntary sector representatives and colleagues from Public Health England about the work they are doing to tackle health inequalities. Continue reading

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