Tag Archives: Volunteering

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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National Volunteering Forum: Time Well Spent – NCVO volunteer experience research and what this means

A detailed account of NCVO's Time Well Spent event where we launched our research on the volunteer experience and discussed the key findings with experts. Continue reading

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Time Well Spent: What we’ve learned about the volunteer experience

Our Time Well Spent report details the findings from our national survey of over 10,000 people across Britain on their volunteering experiences. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: January 2019

Join us next week as we launch our latest research report at the National Volunteering Forum. Plus all the latest volunteering news and upcoming events. Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Alliance round-up: The NHS long-term plan

The prime minister launched the much-anticipated NHS long-term plan on Monday. We look at the big changes and the implications for voluntary sector involvement. Continue reading

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Compassion in volunteering: Befriending in a UK immigration detention centre

Joanne Vincett, winner of the Campbell-Adamson Memorial Prize at this year's Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, shares her personal experiences of her work with Yarl's Wood Befrienders. Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: December 2018

This month we look at the UN's International Volunteer Day, the announcement of the European Volunteering Capital 2020, and the importance of having a volunteer strategy. Continue reading

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2019 is the year of the volunteering strategy

The new year is on the horizon and 2019 is NCVO’s centenary year. We are offering ten frontline organisations the chance to join us on a learning journey, to develop a volunteering strategy. 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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#YouMadeItHappen – why it always pays off to thank your supporters

Last Monday something really exciting happened. Twitter was chock-full of charities and community groups thanking their supporters using the hashtag #YouMadeItHappen. Continue reading

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