Chief Executive, Oonagh Aitken talks about barriers to volunteering and reaffirms our commitment to ensuring that everyone has the chance to transform their lives and the lives of others through the power of volunteering.
We regularly post blogs from our own staff, volunteers and key figures in the voluntary sector. Have a browse of our recent blog entries below.
Dame Philippa Russell DBE spoke to us about volunteering and the flexible framework and the window of opportunity this model offers to the sector.
We share our ten top tips for recognising your volunteers from volunteer certificates to training opportunities so you can celebrate their contribution in Volunteers' Week and beyond!
Chief Executive, Oonagh Aitken discusses the challenges ahead for implementing full-time social action volunteering as a civic service in the UK
Paul Buddery, Our Director of Strategy, discusses why councils should support all types of volunteering, from the most informal to the most ambitious.
Volunteering Matters' Chair Anne Heal on the power and potential of skilled volunteering to bring businesses, the voluntary sector and communities together.
Our volunteer survey, a third of respondents being employee volunteers, showed many interesting responses from the known, the ”ooh – interesting” and the areas that have really focussed our attention.
How did our Welcome Friends project become embedded in local communities in Wales to alleviate social isolation in older people, through befriending?