Author Archives: Shaun Delaney

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About Shaun Delaney

Shaun is volunteering development manager at NCVO, overseeing strategy for volunteer management and good practice. Previously, he was head of volunteering at Samaritans and is currently a volunteer trustee of Greater London Volunteering.

Right volunteers, right place, right time

Volunteers have responded to the coronavirus crisis in their hundreds of thousands but coordination is key. We look at some ways the voluntary sector is tackling this. Continue reading

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Volunteering and furloughing: What do we know?

What staff furloughing means for volunteering and charities wishing to take on volunteers. Continue reading

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NHS Volunteer Responders: The largest peacetime mobilisation of volunteers

The NHS Volunteer Responders programme has received overwhelming support in response to coronavirus - we explore what it's about and what types of volunteering is involved. Continue reading

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Are volunteers on lockdown?

We've outlined some key updates on how the lockdown will impact volunteering. Continue reading

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Volunteers responding to coronavirus

Find out how you can best offer your support as a volunteer during the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading

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Brexit: What does it mean for volunteering?

NCVO has already voiced its concerns over the danger of a no-deal Brexit, and no-deal is still possible if the EU decline an extension. Continue reading

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How proposed changes to sexual harassment law may affect charities and volunteers

The government has opened a consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace. NCVO would like to hear your views on the proposed changes. Continue reading

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Volunteering – who cares!

Millions of people across the UK give their free time to causes they care about, and today marks the start of Volunteers' Week when we celebrate their invaluable contribution. Continue reading

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Five key insights on volunteering from our Time Well Spent report

Insights from our volunteering research show the importance of the social aspect of volunteering, the power of saying 'thanks' and much more... Continue reading

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International Volunteer Day 2018: Building resilience

Today is International Volunteer Day. With the day themed around community resilience we reflect on the crucial role volunteering plays in responding to uncertainty and crises. Continue reading

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