Published 17th September 2014
Falklands War veteran Simon Weston congratulated volunteers at a Lincolnshire NHS trust, as it became the first health organisation in the county to achieve a volunteering investment accreditation.
Published 22nd September 2014
A national programme encouraging the highest standards of volunteer management is about to celebrate 10 years of helping charities and other organisations across the UK to enhance their reputations.
Investing in Volunteers (IiV) - the UK quality standard for good practice by groups involving volunteers - has been achieved by 765 organisations countrywide, including charities such as Christian Aid, Age UK and the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), as well as more than 20 NHS Trusts.
Getting together to celebrate 10 years of Investing in Volunteers.
From the left: Dr Justin Davis Smith (NCVO), Wendy Osborne (Volunteer Now), George Thomson (Volunteer Scotland), and Tim Day (WCVA).
Published 22 September 2014
A national programme encouraging the highest standards of volunteer management is about to celebrate 10 years of helping charities and other organisations across Wales to enhance their reputations.
Investing in Volunteers (IiV) - the UK quality standard for good practice by groups involving volunteers - has been achieved by 61 organisations countrywide, including charities such Bullies Out, Age Cymru Swansea Bay and Headway Cardiff.
Wedi'i cyhoeddi 22 Medi 2014
Mae rhaglen genedlaethol sy’n annog y safonau uchaf wrth reoli gwirfoddolwyr ar fin dathlu 10 mlynedd o gynorthwyo elusennau a mudiadau eraill ledled Cymru i hybu eu henw da.
Mae Buddsoddi mewn Gwirfoddolwyr – safon ansawdd y Deyrnas Unedig ar gyfer arfer da gan grwpiau sy’n cynnwys gwirfoddolwyr – wedi’i chyflawni gan 61 o fudiadau ar hyd y wlad, gan gynnwys elusennau megis Bullies Out, Age Cymru Bae Abertawe a Headway Caerdydd.
Published 12 September 2014
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust were involved in the initial pilot of Investing in Volunteers (IiV), having first achieved the standard back in 2005.
Sally Knights, the Volunteer Services Manager at the Trust, recently answered a number of questions about the organisation's experience of engaging with IiV and how the trust's volunteering programme has changed over the last 10 years.
Published August 2014
At the recent Quality Assurance panel meeting Crickhowell Volunteer Bureau achieved renewal of their IIV Award.
Published August 2014
This year we celebrate 10 years of the Investing in Volunteers Award. We talked to NewLink Wales - the very first organisation in Wales to be awarded the standard, back in 2005 . They have grown from strength to strength, with volunteering still at the heart of all they do.
Published in the WCVA newsletter April 2014
Bullies Out says that renewing the Investing in Volunteers accreditation helps them to ensure that what they do is consistent, relevant and up to date.
Published in Reading Voluntary Action on 22nd July 2014
Launchpad recently achieved the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard recognising the excellent work they do with volunteers.
Published in Hucknall Dispatch on 07 June 2014
Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust has said a huge thank you to its army of volunteers.