Category Archives: Volunteering

Volunteering round-up: July 2020

Our monthly round-up of all things volunteering including our recent webinar, updates on volunteering policy issues and some interesting upcoming events. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: June 2020

Highlights from this months volunteering round-up include changes to NCVO's volunteering development unit, updated guidance for volunteers during coronavirus and information on the upcoming Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research e-Conference. Continue reading

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Keeping volunteers engaged during coronavirus

Volunteers have offered valuable help and support during lockdown. We share what volunteer managers have been doing to deal with the challenges of keeping volunteers engaged. Continue reading

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Reflections on Volunteers’ Week 2020

Celebrations for Volunteers’ Week looked a little different this year but it’s been incredible to see so many people getting involved 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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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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Covid-19 mutual aid and community support: How volunteers are getting involved

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, we take a look at how mutual-aid groups are working to provide invaluable support within their communities. 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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Four key challenges I faced in year one as a volunteer manager

Joel Rackham, volunteer engagement manager at Muscular Dystrophy UK, reflects on the successes and challenges of his first 12 months in the role. Continue reading

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