Tag Archives: Volunteering

Volunteering round-up: October 2018

This month we look back at our National Volunteering Forum held in Birmingham, We're championing volunteering later in life and highlighting #iwill Week 2018. Continue reading

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National Volunteering Forum: Incentivised volunteering and rewarding volunteers

Highlights from this month's National Volunteering Forum which focused on methods and challenges for rewarding and recognising volunteers. Continue reading

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Volunteering does not need to stop for over 75s

Rates of volunteering fall sharply in the over-75s, yet evidence shows that older volunteers may benefit a lot from it. This blog presents the key findings from an evaluation of the Residents as Volunteers project, which aimed to support over-75s living in Abbeyfield care homes to volunteer. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: September 2018

This month we look back at our recent research and campaigning conferences. We also have an update on the volunteer experience research project, news on upcoming events, and more. Continue reading

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Managing employees and volunteers: Your most common questions answered

HR and employment law specialists Croner reveal the most common questions to the helpline asked by NCVO members about managing staff, along with the answers given by their team of experts.  Continue reading

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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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