A Sparkle Of Good Will In A World Of Turmoil

Underneath the amazing worth the NHS is doing for our country, there are many individuals whose work is going unnoticed. People, amidst the turmoil, are finding creative ways to liven spirits. The Apricot Poodle Knitting & Art Gallery is one of them that deserves some appreciation and support. Val Posener and her team of volunteersContinue reading “A Sparkle Of Good Will In A World Of Turmoil”

How Virtual Volunteering Can Add To Your Charity

Within the current state of the world, it seems there is a struggle to keep up the amount of good work being done. Yet, within this, comes a new opportunity: Virtual Volunteers. The transition from physical to virtual volunteers may seem daunting, but there is so much virtual volunteers can do! It is a mythContinue reading “How Virtual Volunteering Can Add To Your Charity”

Bring people closer together

In such a technology-driven world, social media and online services are key to displaying community messages and advertising volunteering roles. In the current climate, we may feel we are becoming increasingly isolated and unsure of ourselves. BUT, this is, in fact, an environment where you can make a difference and bring people closer together. PresentingContinue reading “Bring people closer together”

Referral and Support of Volunteers

One of the core functions of any Volunteer Centre or Bureau is the referral of volunteers. On average we deal with approximately 1000 volunteers per year. Our aim is to match up the skills of volunteers with the volunteering opportunities offered by organisations. Increasingly, we are receiving requests for volunteering opportunities from emails, or thoseContinue reading “Referral and Support of Volunteers”