Funded by ERVIC for Voscur members, this session will provide an overview of the impact of volunteering and ways in which we can measure it.

This course will:

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 -
09:30 to 13:00
2 September, 2019

 

A new government consultation on sexual harassment in the workplace could have wide-ranging implications for VCSE organisations.

The consultation aims to gather evidence about whether the current laws on protecting people from sexual harassment in the workplace are effective.

Formal volunteering
30 July, 2019

 

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has released findings from its latest Community Life Survey.

The annual survey provides official statistics on issues that are important to encouraging social action and empowering communities, including volunteering, giving, community engagement, well-being and loneliness.

16-24-year-olds volunteering survey
29 July, 2019

 

A new survey from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has revealed that those aged 16-24 are more likely to do something for charity than to watch Love Island or other major television programmes.

Queen's Award for Voluntary Service - MBE for groups
15 July, 2019

 

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to volunteer groups in the UK, is open for nominations. This award acts as an MBE for voluntary groups that provide economic, environmental or social support to communities. 

Mud, obstacles and beer sports fundraising events in decline, according to report
12 July, 2019

 

A new report on fundraising through sports challenges has shown that Tough Mudder-style events are becoming less popular, but sponsorship pages for longer distance events (such as marathons) have generated higher value donations than ever before.

20 June, 2019

 

The total number of voluntary organisations remains relatively stable, but there is a notable growth among bigger organisations according to the latest UK Civil Society Almanac.

Despite the growth in bigger organisations, the voluntary sector is dominated by small organisations that operate locally. Eight in ten organisations have an income of less than £100,000.

18 June, 2019

 

The National Council of Volunteer Organisations (NCVO) has announced that Karl Wilding will take over as its new Chief Executive later this year.

He is currently the organisation’s Director of public policy and volunteering and will move into the role in the autumn.

Volunteers' Week 1-7 June 2019
30 May, 2019

 

To mark Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2019), let’s examine the huge range of volunteers in Bristol. People of all ages give their time and energy to charities, community groups and social enterprises in the city and, without their contributions, Bristol would be a less supportive and inclusive place.

 This lunchtime briefing will provide the basic information required to ensure that you are operating within the Law as well as give you a chance to share experience with others.

What is this course about?
To improve participants’ knowledge of legal issues and volunteering.

Who is the course for?
Staff newly working with and co-ordinating volunteers or wanting to update their knowledge.

Date/Time: 
Wednesday, 20 March, 2019 -
12:00 to 14:00

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