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Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

1 Dec 2016 | Annual Reports

Our 2016 Annual Report is now available for download.

Charity Viewpoint 2016

Charity Viewpoint 2016

5 Oct 2016 | Articles

Volunteers may come for free ... but they don't come for nothing! Volunteering costs! Investing in volunteer programme infrastructure will bring ben...

Transformative Volunteering

Transformative Volunteering

31 Aug 2016 | Articles

Volunteering ... develop and strengthen empathy through experience for your corporate staff.

Three key steps to developing meaningful volunteer roles

Three key steps to developing meaningful volunteer roles

31 Aug 2016 | Articles

Attempting to recruit volunteers without first having developed worthwhile positions to offer them is equivalent to attempting to sell a product to pe...

Time Poor ... Passion Rich!

Time Poor ... Passion Rich!

7 Jul 2016 | Articles

The Non Profit Satellite Accounts 2013 Report launched this month shows once again how vital volunteers are to our communities!

Matching People to Voluntary Opportunities

Matching People to Voluntary Opportunities

27 May 2016 | Articles

Is there a disconnect between what people want to volunteer for and what NGOs are offering as voluntary opportunities?

Are we "Just" Volunteers?

Are we "Just" Volunteers?

16 May 2016 | Articles

I'm just a volunteer! or ... I am a VOLUNTEER! Which culture do you have in your organisation or where you volunteer?

Boost Engagement on your Volunteering Platform

Boost Engagement on your Volunteering Platform

9 May 2016 | Articles

Great ideas on how to get your staff to be involved in volunteering ...

Migrants and their choice in Volunteering

Migrants and their choice in Volunteering

18 Apr 2016 | Articles

Migrants are continuing to see that volunteering has a place in their busy lives ... an analytical comparison between 2012 and 2015.

It's the Little things that Count!

It's the Little things that Count!

15 Apr 2016 | Articles

Today marks Microvolunteering Day where even a brief amount of time and effort can make a difference!


Volunteer Stories

Getting to "Hands On" at the Zoo

Getting to "Hands On" at the Zoo

A friend suggested I volunteer ... now I am getting experience and confidence. It is varied and definitely stops me staying at home all weekend.