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Help us to Reach out to older LGBT+ people

Age UK Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and SAND (Safe Ageing No Discrimination) are working in partnership with Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire to reach older LGBT+ people. They have launched a volunteer led pilot project called Reach which involves volunteers … Continue reading

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Strong Support for Vision for Volunteering

Vision for Volunteering is a collaboration across the voluntary and community sector, led by NAVCA, NCVO, Volunteering Matters and the Association of Volunteer Managers. England’s voluntary and community sector is demonstrating strong support for creating a long-term Vision for Volunteering. … Continue reading

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Research Survey – Health and Care Volunteers

Health & Care Volunteers Training Needs Research NHS Health Education England’s National Volunteering Unit would like to invite health and care volunteers to complete a short survey designed to find out more about: • The training individuals have received as volunteers • … Continue reading

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Dementia support volunteers needed

Dementia support volunteers urgently needed Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin is appealing for volunteers across Shropshire Telford & Wrekin for a new project aimed at reducing loneliness and isolation amongst older people living with early to mid-stage dementia in … Continue reading

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Job Vacancies

Well-being and Befriending Officer Salary: £12,400 actual Hours: part-time 3 days per week. Initially a 6 month fixed-term contract. Expected to continue subject to funding Oswestry Community Action, Qube is an independent charity serving the community across North Shropshire. There … Continue reading

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Volunteering News

New Research Published – Demand for Volunteers The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) commissioned the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) to undertake a qualitative study into what drives demand for volunteers across England. The research examined … Continue reading

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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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