Tag Archives: Volunteering

Volunteering round-up: August 2018

This month, we respond to the civil society strategy and the government responds to the Full-Time Social Action review. Plus, thoughts on festival volunteering, automatic disqualification, and more Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What it says about volunteering

The government acknowledges the value of volunteering and social action in its civil society strategy, but is it pledging anything new? Continue reading

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The civil society strategy: What you need to know

The main themes and key recommendations of the government's civil society strategy, with our commentary. Continue reading

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Reflections on festival volunteering

In this blog post, Jarina Choudhury shares four important observations after her experience volunteering at a literary festival. Continue reading

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New volunteering data out today

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the latest results from its Community Life Survey. Continue reading

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Full-time social action update

Now that the government has responded to the review undertaken by the DCMS last year, what does the future look like for full-time social action? Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: July 2018

Volunteers Week has wrapped up for another year and now we want to hear your views. Plus new volunteering research, the NHS at 70, and more. Continue reading

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Volunteer experience survey: The latest

We've made a lot of progress since launching the survey earlier in the year. Here's what we covered and our reflections on the process so far. Continue reading

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Building bridges between volunteering and research

As a volunteer manager, I like my practice to be evidence-based. I think we all do. A joint event sought to bring together the researchers, practitioners and everyone in-between to ask 'how can we better work together to advance volunteering research?' Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: June 2018

Volunteers' Week is over for another year, but we have plenty for you to catch up on, including efforts to improve the disclosure and barring service and local transport services. Continue reading

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