In this blog Chris Moss from Welsh Athletics describes the journey so far in working with the Investing in Volunteers’ Quality Standard.
16 June 2016
Sally Knight, volunteers services manager, Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital Trust talks about here experiences ofsupporting 675 volunteers providing over 4000 hours of voluntary help every week.
6 May 2016
Becky Nixon, director of Ideas to Impact, looks at the difference volunteers make to healthcare services, and how a well-managed volunteer programme can have a positive impact on satisfaction and outcomes for patients.
28 January 2016
John Carlin, volunteer centre support manager at NCVO, explains how quality standards are really about benefiting people.
18 January 2016
Patricia Kiss, NCVO's Investing in Volunteers programme manager, provides three tips for organisations looking to develop an effective ESV programme.
10 September 2015
Fiona Liddell, WCVA’s Volunteering Development Officer, looks back at volunteering issues in the 60s compared to now.
12 August 2015
Volunteering was the centre of attention at the NatWest Island Games on Jersey 30 June - 1 July, Timothy Day, WCVA’s Director of Volunteering, was there and here’s what he found out.
29 July 2015
Accreditation assessor, Janet Lewis-Jones, explains why accreditation is worth timeandmoney and how organisations can use the criteria to develop best practice.
29 June 2015
As the third and final instalment of her series on Volunteers' Week related blog posts, Fiona Liddell looks at the importance of giving recognition to volunteers.
19 June 2015
Rain does little to dampen the celebratory mood as National Museum Wales say thank youto their volunteers,writes Volunteer-Coordinator Ffion Davies.
2 June 2015
Fiona Liddell, WCVA's Volunteering Development Officer tells us how to say 'thank you' with and without words.
22 May 2015
Fiona Liddell, WCVA’s Volunteering Development Officer, talks about recruitment.
05 May 2015
Jessica Lightfoot from Volunteer Scotland writes about her new role as an IiV assessor.
30 January 2015
Anne Hislop, Investing In Volunteers Manager at Volunteer Scotland reflects on her experiences of volunteering and what volunteers do.
20 January 2015
Rebecca Thomas, Project Manager at Age Cymru Sir Gâr, reflects on the Investing in Volunteers ‘journey’ and how the charity has developed.
17 December 2014
It’s simply ‘not enough to recruit and retain volunteers’. Tom Dyer from Disability Can Do’s ‘Independent Advocacy Service’ tells us about his experiences participating in ‘The Art of Managing and Supervising Volunteers’.
1 October 2014
For the 10th anniversary of the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard, Michael Scott gives us 10 tips for organisations working towards accreditation.