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.

Volunteer Passports: An update on the scoping review with the voluntary sector

Take a look at our latest work with Volunteering Matters on volunteer passports, to inform a report to No 10 and the Department for Media, Culture and Sport. Continue reading

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Barriers to mass vaccination and the role of charities and volunteers

NCVO's work with Volunteering Matters focuses on gathering insights and examples to identify barriers to vaccination and solutions charities and volunteers can offer. Continue reading

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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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