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.

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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A rumour from ground control: volunteer management at light speed

Good volunteer management is about happy and healthy collaboration and compromise - here's how Bowie's death led to volunteer extravaganza Continue reading

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NCVO’s volunteering development support: Where we are now

Where we've got to and what you can expect in 2016 Continue reading

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Helping refugees to volunteer

Tips on how your organisation can help refugees from a volunteer manager's perspective Continue reading

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From Lesbos with love: a taste of voluntourism

A first-hand encounter with voluntourism and whether a tourist can really be helpful Continue reading

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Unsung, not anymore: training for volunteer managers

More training, said volunteer managers, when we asked them what they wanted from NCVO - so that's what we're offering, with four events later this year. Continue reading

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Being a trustee: a view from the ground

Being a trustee means knowing your responsibilities and your chosen organisation inside-out. Here are 10 tips for anyone considering a trustee role. Continue reading

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Is training being overlooked for volunteer managers?

Findings from NCVO's recent survey on learning and development for volunteer managers. Continue reading

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The value of learning and development for volunteer managers

The challenges faced by managers and the vital role learning and development plays in enhancing the volunteer experience. Continue reading

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