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Posts written by guests who have contributed to NCVO projects and events.

Where power lies: Putting lived experience at the heart of decision-making

Lucy Caldicott talks us through her research, Where Power Lies, which looks at the importance of those with lived experience acting as decision-makers in the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Volunteering and covid: Making sense of where we are and where we might be heading

Joanna Stuart and Laura Crawford explore how volunteering has currently impacted by coronavirus and how it may change as we reach the next phase of the pandemic. Continue reading

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Volunteers and Social Action Leading Change to Address Health Inequalities

Covid-19 has shone a stark light on health inequality. The virus has had a disproportionate impact on many who already face disadvantage and discrimination. Continue reading

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Campaigning for inclusion: How volunteers tackle health inequalities with Mencap

Campaigning for inclusion: How volunteers tackle health inequalities by Anne-Marie, head of volunteering at Mencap. Continue reading

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Addressing health inequalities through volunteering

Dr Jurgen Grotz, director of The Institute for Volunteering Research, shares four key messages around recent conversations about addressing health inequalities through volunteering. Continue reading

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Rebalancing the relationship: Overcoming barriers to collaboration

Following the launch of the final Rebalancing the Relationship report, Mark Simms, chief executive of P3, provides practical advice on how voluntary organisation can overcome barriers to collaboration. Continue reading

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The power of local partnerships

On International Volunteers Day, Karen Loftus from Community Action Network, looks at how partnership working has proved essential in responding to the pandemic. Continue reading

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Who volunteers as a family?

Daiga Kamerāde from the University of Salford highlights some of the recent findings from our family volunteering research project. Continue reading

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Young volunteers and social action: The task for universities, the voluntary sector and communities

Emily Lau, lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and winner of this year's New Researchers Prize, on the vital role universities play in helping young people take part in civil society. Continue reading

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Four key challenges I faced in year one as a volunteer manager

Joel Rackham, volunteer engagement manager at Muscular Dystrophy UK, reflects on the successes and challenges of his first 12 months in the role. Continue reading

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