A quick update from our Chief Executive, Paul Reddish, on our response so far to COVID-19.
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.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve quickly adapted, identifying new ways to make sure our amazing volunteers can keep supporting their communities. We’re massively privileged to have the trust and regular contact with isolated older people through our projects and programmes. So we’ve utilised this contact to reach out and use the creativity … Continued
We share our top tips for volunteer recruitment in a new area, making sure you can stay safe while providing essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A comprehensive two-year evaluation by Manchester Metropolitan University on Grandmentors explores whether the programme works for young people leaving care.
Director of Strategy Paul Buddery on why Volunteering Matters is delighted that social prescribing is a high priority for health services across the UK.
Rachel Evans reveals how community-based solutions to help isolated older people are being shared across the UK.
Modern universities which are embedded and respected within local communities will be distinctive, sustainable and of greater appeal to all stakeholders. An organisation like Volunteering Matters, which facilitates volunteering projects across the UK, is perfectly placed to work with universities to promote the wider advantages of volunteering and the mutually beneficial impacts on the … Continued
'Being an active volunteer and from being a Volunteer Manger I recognise how important mental health is and how to be open about it.'