Tag Archives: volunteering

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June

Volunteers’ Week 1-7 June Volunteers’ Week is here! ‘A time to say thanks’ is the theme we’ve adopted with our UK partners: WCVA (Wales) Volunteer Scotland Volunteer Now (Northern Ireland) Check out plans for Volunteers’ week. Follow #VolunteersWeek and #MonthOfCommunity @NCVOVolunteers, the official Volunteers’ Week … Continue reading

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NCVO volunteering round-up for January

Updated Knowhow covid guidance We’ve updated our coronavirus Involving Volunteers guidance to help you be clear about the national lockdown for England that came into effect on 6 January 2021. Volunteering from home: expenses With the current national lockdown, where possible, volunteering … Continue reading

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NCVO volunteering round-up for December

Welcome to the December volunteering round-up, our last one of 2020. This has been a been a hard and unique year in global history. NCVO would like to say a heartfelt thank you to each of you that have either … Continue reading

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How can taking an age-friendly approach to volunteering help charities in the context of coronavirus?

We’ve all heard about how many older people have been required to stay at home during the Covid-19 crisis and have needed help from neighbours with shopping, fetching prescriptions and socially distanced company. But we’ve heard a lot less about … Continue reading

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Volunteering interest declines but donating intention doubles among British people in April, survey finds

A poll of 10,000 British people conducted by YouGov found fewer people were leaving their homes to volunteer, but interest in donating to good causes spiked. The number of British people interested in face-to-face volunteering during the coronavirus pandemic declined … Continue reading

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Volunteering Opportunities at Fordhall Farm

The Fordhall Community Land Initiative is a not-for-profit community owned society, which owns and utilises Fordhall Organic Farm in North Shropshire as an educational and social resource, promoting sustainable farming and healthy living. It raised an amazing £800,000 in 2006 … Continue reading

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Wildlife session & SDN Members’ Meeting in March

You are warmly invited to take part in two Shropshire Disability Network events in Shrewsbury in March. The first is a wildlife session provided by the Beautiful Burial Ground Project on 5th March. The second is our next Members’ Meeting … Continue reading

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Integrated Volunteering STP Bid

Shropshire and Telford STP has received some money to work up a bid to NHS England to develop an integrated volunteering programme. The STP has put the VCS at the heart of this and Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership has been working … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

The Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund Grants of between £15,000 and £25,000 and other support are available to regionally based organisations that can deliver support to people over the age of 65 who are currently unaware of smart meters … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

A Fabulously Inclusive Festival The 5th LGBT+ History Festival will take place in venues around Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin from 26th January to 5th March. The festival is entirely volunteer run and offers an exciting programme of events open to … Continue reading

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