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.

Volunteering round-up: December 2018

This month we look at the UN's International Volunteer Day, the announcement of the European Volunteering Capital 2020, and the importance of having a volunteer strategy. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2018

This week is both Trustees Week and #iwill Week so it's a good time to celebrate the many different ways in which volunteers contribute to their causes. Plus, the latest volunteering news and upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: October 2018

This month we look back at our National Volunteering Forum held in Birmingham, We're championing volunteering later in life and highlighting #iwill Week 2018. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Incentivised volunteering and rewarding volunteers

Highlights from this month's National Volunteering Forum which focused on methods and challenges for rewarding and recognising volunteers. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: September 2018

This month we look back at our recent research and campaigning conferences. We also have an update on the volunteer experience research project, news on upcoming events, and more. Continue reading

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