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Case study on setting up an offenders volunteer programme created on Apr 13, 2015
Voluntary Action Leeds share their experience of launching the Giving Time project, a volunteer programme specifically for Prisoners Released on Temporary License (ROTL) and ex offenders.
Case study on preparing volunteers to engage with residents with dementia created on Apr 09, 2015
Kerrie Fletcher and Imogen Gallop from South Derbyshire CVS, together with one of the project’s volunteers, Jane German, presented a case study on preparing volunteers to engage with residents with dementia. Midlands Share and Learn event, 25th February 2015, part of NCVO's Volunteering in Care Homes Project: https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/volunteering/volunteering-in-care-homes
Case study on Managing a volunteer when the volunteering role doesn’t meet expectations created on Apr 08, 2015
Presented at the Midlands Learn and Share event, 25th February 2015, by Nickie Edwards from Shropshire RCC and Jo Edge, project volunteer, as part of NCVO's Volunteering in Care Homes Project: https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/volunteering/volunteering-in-care-homes
Event management: how to plan and run a great event created on Mar 22, 2015
Whether you have specific responsibility for running events or you’re a member of staff who runs events ad-hoc, whether your organisation is small or large, this four part video training course will guide you through the processes that will help your event run smoothly and with the minimum of stress.
Volunteering internships created on Mar 04, 2015
NCVO have worked with a range of organisations to review the current situation and produce guidance on volunteer internships to help charities ensure they fully understand any legal obligations they may have and to ensure expectations about the role between both parties are clear.
Save Sutton House campaign created on Feb 28, 2015
Over 20 years ago volunteers and local residents in Hackney joined in a 30 month campaign to persuade the National Trust to restore their own property (which was being squatted) and not to allow a developer to make it into private flats.
Campaigning experiences in Hackney created on Feb 25, 2015
Voluntary and community organisations in Hackney discuss their experiences of local campaigning.
Dial2Donate launch Charity Hub Marketplace - discounted services, exclusive for charities created on Feb 25, 2015
Dial2Donate is delighted to announce the launch of their Charity Hub Marketplace – the place for charities to source heavily discounted rates on gas, electricity, telecoms, web design, IT support and much more
Building resilience to severe weather and a changing climate created on Feb 24, 2015
Whether your organisation has already had direct experience of dealing with the effects of severe weather or whether you are interested in how this may affect it in the future, this four part video training course will help you think through the direct and indirect consequences of a changing climate. It will also provide guidance on what you might do to build climate resilience.
Case study on developing a new membership offer created on Feb 04, 2015
Mobilise share with us how they worked with London Community Resource Network to develop a new membership offer.
Volunteering strategy created on Feb 03, 2015
Volunteering can do more when it has support, strategic leadership and commitment from the top.
Case study on saving energy by using the cloud created on Jan 20, 2015
Grenfell Housing & Training told us why getting rid of their servers and moving to the cloud helped the environment, saved them lots of money and increased productivity of the whole organisation. Patrick Lumumba, IT and Facilities Manager, talks us through the reasons behind the decision and how they did it.
Case study on diversifying your volunteer base created on Jan 19, 2015
The Children Society share with us how they have tried to diversify their volunteer base so they can be truly representative of their service users.
Dial2Donate launch Charity Hub created on Jan 13, 2015
Hub to act as a resource for those in the third sector, launch includes exclusive interviews with Foodcycle and Fabrily, Google trend report, podcast with fundraising.co.uk founder Howard Lake and much more
Case study on volunteer matching in care homes created on Jan 08, 2015
One Westminster and St Georges' Nursing Home share with us an example of successful volunteer and resident matching. The personal information of those in the case studies has been altered to protect their privacy.
Case study on having a personalised approach to recruiting volunteers created on Jan 08, 2015
Voluntary Action Oldham share with us how they used a personalised approach to recruiting the most appropriate volunteers.
Case study on recruiting student volunteers created on Jan 08, 2015
Blackburn and Darwen's Volunteer Co-ordinator Denise shares with us how she successfully recruited student volunteers to the project.
Case study on recruiting young people as volunteers created on Jan 08, 2015
Voluntary Action Oldham share with us how they successfully engaged younger volunteers and developed the recruitment process to improve retention.
Case study on inclusive volunteer recruitment at a care home created on Jan 08, 2015
One Westminster with Carton Dene Residential Care Home share with us how they recruited a volunteer that had particular requirements. The personal information of those in the case studies has been altered to protect their privacy.
Equality and diversity created on Dec 11, 2014
Outlines why it's important to consider equality and diversity of volunteers