Blog
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.

Grenfell Tower and the contribution of volunteers

Gethyn Williams, Co-Chair of the National Network of Volunteer Involving Agencies (NNVIA) reflects on what we can learn from the contribution of volunteers in the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster.
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A day in the life of a Volunteer Organiser

Being a Volunteer Organiser can be incredibly fulfilling but sometimes people have misgivings about taking on the role, feeling the responsibility might be too daunting. RSVP Publicity Volunteer, Colin Mason, caught up with two Volunteer Organisers to find out more about their experience of the role.

Overcoming the barriers to volunteering

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.

Volunteers and Service Quality

Dame Philippa Russell DBE spoke to us about volunteering and the flexible framework and the window of opportunity this model offers to the sector.

10 tips to recognise your volunteers

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!

Happy Volunteers’ Week!

Our Communications Manager Haylie Read looks at what we’ve got planned for Volunteers' Week 2017!
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Championing skilled volunteering

Volunteering Matters' Chair Anne Heal on the power and potential of skilled volunteering to bring businesses, the voluntary sector and communities together.