Author Archives: Kristen Stephenson

Kristen Stephenson

About Kristen Stephenson

Kristen is NCVO’s Volunteer Management and Good Practice Manager. She’s interested in raising the profile of volunteer management as a profession, and the development of approaches which can help volunteering deliver for people, organisations and communities.

A manifesto for volunteering: What government can do to help volunteering make an even bigger difference

Why volunteering matters, what government can do to support it, and what you can do to help Continue reading

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House of Lords’ recommendations on volunteering: a positive call to action we can all get behind

The Lords Committee's recommendations on volunteering recognise the value of volunteers, says NCVO's volunteering development manager. Continue reading

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NCS: The lessons for youth social action and where we go from here

What the National Citizen Service programme has to offer and how it can be improved Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week 2017: You make the difference

About the week, and how you can get involved Continue reading

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The changing face of volunteering and four ways you can respond

Responding to a changing world and adapting to the expectations of potential volunteers Continue reading

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Volunteers in policing – what does success look like?

How the police have successfully worked with volunteers to add value to their service Continue reading

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Why we’re calling to keep Parkrun free

The value of the volunteering event and why Stoke Gifford Parish Council should keep it free for participants Continue reading

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What the latest volunteering data means for volunteer managers

Who is volunteering and what volunteer managers can do to attract a variety of volunteers Continue reading

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Volunteers’ Week: The big celebration

More time to celebrate. More time to get involved. Here's why we are extending Volunteers' Week celebrations this year, to run the event from 1-12 June. Continue reading

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Micro-volunteering might be small but it’s got big potential

Why micro-volunteering may be the future for volunteers and volunteer involving organisations Continue reading

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