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.

Volunteering round-up: June 2015

A look back on the biggest Volunteers' Week yet, plus awards, upcoming events, and the latest resources including the new NCVO almanac. Continue reading

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Volunteering roundup: May 2015

Volunteers' Week, forthcoming events, and election comment, plus an overview of what is coming up in the voluntary sector. Continue reading

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Why employer-supported volunteering?

It has a positive impact, for individuals, for businesses and for communities, benefits that should transcend party politics. Continue reading

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Five reasons senior managers should listen to their volunteer managers

The leadership of organisations, big and small, still fail to pay due attention to the volunteer managers leading and supporting the volunteering that powers their organisations. Continue reading

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What could a national strategy for volunteer management achieve?

Why do we need one, and how do we get there? Kristen shares her insights from her work with NCVO's members and partners. Continue reading

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Leave the micromanagement out of micro-volunteering

Quick tips when thinking about your approach including planning, tools and risk. Continue reading

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The education and celebration of volunteer managers

How much do people really understand and appreciate volunteer management? Continue reading

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