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 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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Volunteering round-up: June 2019

Volunteers' Week is over for another year, but you can still catch up on all the action and help us plan for 2020. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: May 2019

Get the latest update on training and events, volunteers week, the national volunteering forum and the employer-supported volunteering focused report. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Digital and the volunteer journey

On 15 May we held our National Volunteering Forum to look at how digital tools are being used to recruit, manage, recognise and engage volunteers. Continue reading

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