Author Archives: Oliver Chan

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About Oliver Chan

Oliver is a researcher at NCVO, looking at the state of the volunteer sector and volunteering. Projects include the annual Almanac and reports exploring the changing nature of volunteering such as emerging employer, public service and family volunteering models, and government public service contracting with charities.

‘Times like these’: 2020 Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference: selected highlights

For the first time ever the annual Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, held by VSSN, NCVO and BVSC on 7–8 September, was run entirely online. Continue reading

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Five lessons from the past about spontaneous volunteering in emergencies

Five key takeaways on the role of spontaneous volunteering in emergencies. Continue reading

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2019 voluntary sector and volunteering research conference: summary highlights

The annual Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, organised by VSSN and NCVO, took place on 10-11 September at Aston University, Birmingham. Continue reading

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