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: 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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Volunteering and the U.N. sustainable development goals – tell the government what you’re doing

Here we look at examples of the positive impact volunteering can have on sustainable development across the world. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: April 2019

Get the latest update on training and events, conference updates and research including a research project group discussing the role of voluntary action in welfare provision. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: March 2019

Get the latest update on what we and our partners are doing to support volunteers and related organisations including events, research and workshops for the NHS Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: February 2019

This month we focus on the Time Well Spent research and follow-ups, employer-supported volunteering and a range of upcoming volunteering sector events. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Time Well Spent – NCVO volunteer experience research and what this means

A detailed account of NCVO's Time Well Spent event where we launched our research on the volunteer experience and discussed the key findings with experts. Continue reading

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