'Overall, I have had wonderfully enjoyable and highly rewarding experiences'. In this blog, Wendy, a volunteer at IiV achiever Museum of London, tells about her brilliant experiences volunteering at the museum.
We also hear from Vanessa Theed, HR Training and Volunteer Adviser, who tells us about the Museum's IiV journey. The Museum of London successfully renewed their IiV in January 2019 year, having held the standard since 2015 - a fantastic achievement.
“During #VolunteersWeek, we are shouting even louder about the value of our volunteers”. Iver Morgan, Head of Volunteering, Apprenticeships and Placements at St Mungo's, tells us about their amazing volunteers, Volunteers’ Week and how IiV helps them support and celebrate volunteering!
Many congratulations to our latest Investing in Volunteers achievers. Welcome to the club!
‘Investing in Volunteers was a fantastic experience that helped us refine our volunteering process and ensured we had consistency throughout the organisation. Our assessor was very friendly and helpful and put us at ease throughout. Very much recommended!’
The Refugee and Migrant Centre successfully achieved Investing in Volunteers (IiV) in January 2019 – a fantastic achievement. In this case study, Craig Hands, Volunteer Manager, talks us through his organisation’s first IiV journey.
Leicestershire Youth Offending Service works with young people in Leicestershire aged 8-18, with the aim of preventing offending and anti-social behaviour.
They successfully renewed their Investing in Volunteers award in January this year, having now held IiV since 2012 – a fantastic achievement.
In this case study, Leicestershire Youth Offending Service tell us about their Investing in Volunteers renewal journey, and give valuable advice to organisations thinking about going through IiV.
Recovery Connections is a peer led organisation in Middlesborough. Led by the people and the community it serves, it inspires, motivates, empowers and supports all those affected by substance use to sustain visible, long term recovery and lasting positive change.
Recovery Connections has held Investing in Volunteers since October 2016. BRIC Lead Kayleigh Dunnigan, reflects on their IiV journey and its benefits: "IiV has had a brilliant effect on our organisation as a whole..."
Vale of Clwyd Mind has renewed their Investing in Volunteers award in recognition of their excellent practice in working with volunteers.
The Wallich is a leading homelessness charity in Wales. We have been providing accommodation and support services for homeless people since 1978, starting with a 20-bed hostel in Cardiff, now supporting more than 9,000 a year across 19 Welsh local authorities.
Taff Housing Association is delighted to have been the first housing association in Wales to be accredited.
The Stephens and George Charitable Trust was established to raise young people’s life chances in the Merthyr community by increasing social awareness, improving lifestyles, creating opportunities, growing community participation, promoting excellence and providing opportunities to develop skills.