Author Archives: Kathryn Harrington

About Kathryn Harrington

Kathryn Harrington was NCVO’s volunteering development team assistant. She supported our work on volunteer management and good practice and supported the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard.

The benefits of student volunteering

How student volunteering can benefit both students and the communities they volunteer in Continue reading

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Making a difference this Christmas

Christmas is a great time to volunteer and there are lots of opportunities to help out, as well as getting a taste of how rewarding volunteering can be. Continue reading

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The importance of supported volunteering

People with disabilities are less likely to volunteer, so what steps should an organisation take when developing an inclusive supported volunteering scheme? Continue reading

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Get Ready for Volunteers’ Week 2015, 1–7 June

The resources you need to prepare for a fantastic Volunteers' Week 2015. Continue reading

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Recruiting and retaining student volunteers: Five top tips

How to shape opportunities, describe roles, engage a diverse range of student volunteers and offer them the support that they need. Continue reading

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