Author Archives: Catherine Goodall

About Catherine Goodall

Catherine Goodall is a senior policy officer at NCVO, working primarily on public services policy. She has a background in research and practice, working with local authorities and universities to drive service improvement and facilitating participatory action research.

Developing a National Volunteer Passporting Scheme

Volunteering Matters and NCVO are working in partnership to develop recommendations for a national volunteer passporting scheme. We outline what the scheme may entail as well as the resulting opportunities and barriers Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Engaging volunteers and paid staff

A recap of our second joint online National Volunteering Forum with the Association of Volunteer Managers, held on 8 December. Continue reading

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Public services: Lessons from coronavirus

With the House of Lords select committee on public services opening new inquiry, we set out what needs to change and how you can help us feed evidence in. Continue reading

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Commissioning and contracting – shaping the ‘new normal’

How you can help us make the case for more flexible, partnership working in public service delivery. Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Alliance round-up: Social prescribing

Why the NHS is expanding its social prescribing programme, and what you can do to make sure everyone can benefit. Continue reading

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