Author Archives: Charlie Gillies

Charlie Gillies

About Charlie Gillies

Charlie is a trainee volunteering development policy officer at NCVO, supporting NCVO's volunteering policy work. He has been volunteering since childhood in various roles, including at a community development charity working with the eastern European Roma community in Glasgow, as an adviser at a Citizens Advice bureau, and as a Scout leader.

Covid-19 mutual aid and community support: How volunteers are getting involved

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, we take a look at how mutual-aid groups are working to provide invaluable support within their communities. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: February 2020

How Brexit affects your right to volunteer in the EU, plus info on the upcoming National Volunteering Forum and a whole host of volunteering events. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: January 2020

This month: a look into our Time Well Spent research reports, information on the Maintaining Bridges event, the impact of Brexit on volunteering and more. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: December 2019

The month's round up includes a look back at International Volunteer Day and #iwill week, and what to expect at the Annual Conference in April. 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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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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Volunteering round-up: October 2019

This month: volunteering and Brexit, our response to the government's consultation on workplace sexual harassment, new safeguarding resources, and more. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: September 2019

Find out how a no-deal Brexit may affect volunteering. Plus, how Everton FC improved their volunteering programme, news on our upcoming Trustee Conference, and more. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: August 2019

This month's round-up includes news on our next National Volunteering Forum, a chance to help us develop a new online tool, upcoming conferences, and more Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: July 2019

Tell us what you thought about this year's Volunteers' Week. Plus our usual round-up of volunteering news, the latest research and upcoming events. Continue reading

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