Published in the Rutland & Stamford Mercury, Tuesday 8 May 2012
The efforts of county volunteers and those that work with them have been recognised with a national award.
Home-Start Cardiff East works with fragile families in times of distress, making them strong again and preventing crisis. In an ideal world Home-Start wouldn’t be needed. But for many parents the pressures of family life are simply too much to cope with alone.
Cardiff Women’s Aid (CWA) is proud to have achieved the IIV Award for the second time. As a charity that has its roots in both the Volunteer and Women’s Movements, CWA’s volunteer service is well-established and an integral part of service delivery.
Velindre Cancer Centre has recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers quality standard, in recognition of the excellent work they do with volunteers.
Peabody achieves volunteering first
17 February 2012
Peabody has become the first large housing association to achieve the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard, recognising the excellent work it does with volunteers.
Investing in volunteers at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard, recognising the excellent work they do with their volunteers.
Durham University receives national award for staff volunteering scheme
Released Tuesday, January 24, 2012
A scheme which sees Durham University staff provide their skills and expertise to local community groups and projects has won a prestigious national award.
The University’s Staff Volunteering and Outreach (SVO) programme was presented with the Investing in Volunteers for Employers (liVE) mark by the United Kingdom Volunteering Forum (UKVF).
The Evolve Project has recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers quality standard for the second time, in recognition of the excellent work they do with volunteers. Project Coordinator, Elaine James, is delighted that the project has been successful in renewing the quality standard after initially achieving it in 2008. ‘Our volunteers have supported the entire process and we’re really proud of everyone especially those who were interviewed on the assessment day.
Toogoodtowaste is a charity based within the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf providing essential household items for a minimum donation to people in need within the local community.