Tag Archives: Volunteering

Home is wherever I volunteer

#iwill ambassador Lizzie Beale on the role volunteering plays in helping young people put down roots and become a part of their communities. Continue reading

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Why I’m a charity trustee

A personal perspective on the benefits of trusteeship. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: November 2018

This week is both Trustees Week and #iwill Week so it's a good time to celebrate the many different ways in which volunteers contribute to their causes. Plus, the latest volunteering news and upcoming training and events. Continue reading

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Why focusing on existing volunteers is key to accelerating progress with diversity

Helen Timbrell is an independent consultant working with the voluntary sector on people and organisational development. Here she writes about the issue of EDI within charities. Continue reading

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Time for Change

Volunteer manager, Norma Jean, has worked with volunteers and charities to create opportunities that upskill people and for organisations to gain real help. Continue reading

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Four challenges of measuring the charity sector’s impact

Measuring the voluntary sector's impact can be challenging, a more fruitful way would be to measure the impact of sub-sectors working in the same area writes John Davies. Continue reading

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A guide to using the volunteering and end-of-life care toolkit

Volunteering and end-of-life care is an evidence-based toolkit to address the problem of supporting people with advanced illness, and their families. Continue reading

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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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