Author Archives: Jarina Choudhury

Jarina Choudhury

About Jarina Choudhury

Jarina is our volunteering development consultancy officer. Jarina develops consultancy and training services with the aim of improving volunteering practice across the public, private and voluntary sectors.

2019 is the year of the volunteering strategy

The new year is on the horizon and 2019 is NCVO’s centenary year. We are offering ten frontline organisations the chance to join us on a learning journey, to develop a volunteering strategy. Continue reading

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Reflections on festival volunteering

In this blog post, Jarina Choudhury shares four important observations after her experience volunteering at a literary festival. Continue reading

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Making volunteering more diverse: Thoughts from NCVO’s Annual Conference

This blog reflects on the latest research on diversity and volunteering from NCVO's annual conference, and asks what charities can do to make volunteering more inclusive. Continue reading

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New updated member content: Volunteering and the Law

In light of NCVO's new volunteering and the law content, this blog post outlines the legal differences between an employee/worker, volunteer and voluntary worker, and explains how this might be relevant to your organisation. Continue reading

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When compassion and action collide

A project to support people and organisations volunteering in migrant camps Continue reading

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Volunteering in migrant camps

What happens to all the volunteers and voluntourists who decide to help? Share your experiences. Continue reading

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How clear are you on legal issues concerning your volunteers?

Essential legal information for volunteer managers on legal status and reward and recognition Continue reading

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The heart of good practice in volunteer management

Where volunteer managers can find support and five things to consider when managing volunteers Continue reading

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s employer supported volunteering!

How you can approach talking about ESV with your employees and some things you should bear in bear mind Continue reading

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Recruiting volunteers: How variety can reap benefits

Ways you can attract great volunteers by considering your recruitment methods Continue reading

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