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A new Volunteering Matters toolkit to help care sector employers tap into the potential of young people has been launched by Alistair Burt, Minister of State for Community and Social Care. The toolkit takes an inclusive and broad approach to social action and volunteering – including both formal and informal…
The National Care Forum (NCF) together with The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) have launched a volunteer management toolkit this week. The toolkit complements existing resources by addressing key questions raised by frontline service managers: Where and how can we find volunteers with the right skills and values? What support…
The Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund (HSCVF) is now open for applications for both the National and Local schemes for projects starting in September 2015 or later. Voluntary sector organisations are invited to submit proposals that place a high priority on supporting volunteering in the health, public health and…
Parents and carers across Lanarkshire who have experience of childcare are being encouraged to help Scotland’s social care regulator, the Care Inspectorate, improve services for children. The Care Inspectorate inspects and regulates more than 14,000 care services including childminders, nurseries and other vital services across the country. And it is…
A charity delivering a groundbreaking child protection programme with the help of student volunteers has been recognised for its work. Sheffield Hallam University has named Community Service Volunteers (CSV) its Outstanding Community Partner for its Volunteers Supporting Families project. The project places volunteers with families on the council’s ‘at risk…
The Health and Social Care Board and Public Health Agency have developed a draft plan for volunteering in health and social care. Volunteering has always played a significant role in the delivery of health and social care in Northern Ireland. Volunteers add value to the work of paid staff by…
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