Tag Archives: Volunteering

A manifesto for volunteering: What government can do to help volunteering make an even bigger difference

Why volunteering matters, what government can do to support it, and what you can do to help Continue reading

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Almanac 2017: Five things I have learned about volunteering

Thoughts on the latest findings about volunteering in this year’s Civil Society Almanac. Continue reading

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What does the new UK Civil Society Almanac tell us?

Some of the headline findings on the voluntary sector from the latest research Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: April 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at the general election, National Volunteering Forum, Volunteers' Week, volunteering and mental health, and much more. Continue reading

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Does volunteering improve mental health?

On World Health Day, we look at the evidence for whether volunteering can have a positive effect for people with depression and anxiety disorders. Continue reading

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House of Lords’ recommendations on volunteering: a positive call to action we can all get behind

The Lords Committee's recommendations on volunteering recognise the value of volunteers, says NCVO's volunteering development manager. Continue reading

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Volunteering round up: March 2017

This month's volunteer round up looks at Volunteers Week 2017, a new survey on volunteering in migrant camps, new ONS research on volunteers and much more. Continue reading

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Reading between the numbers – what a new analysis of volunteer behaviour could mean for charities

A look at the latest ONS research on volunteering data and what it tells us about changes in volunteering behaviour. Continue reading

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NCS: The lessons for youth social action and where we go from here

What the National Citizen Service programme has to offer and how it can be improved Continue reading

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Volunteering round-up: February 2017

Volunteers' Week 2017, social action, the role of volunteers in parks, new funding announcements, Annual Conference 2017, training and more Continue reading

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