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Volunteering and sector news

Bookings now open for GLV Conference

re:defining volunteering, our major conference for everyone involved in volunteering, will take place on 25 September 2014.

Bookings are now open for members only (with everyone else able to book places from 1 August 2014).

You can find out more about the event, and book your place, by going to our conference page.

Nominate your Volunteers for the Team London Awards

Greater London Volunteering is proud to be working with Team London, the Mayor of London’s volunteering initiative, to help recognise and celebrate the contribution that volunteers make to our capital.

Nominations for the 2014 Volunteer Achievement Awards are being sought before the deadline of Friday 20 June 2014.

You can find out more about the Awards and download the nomination form here - thank you in advance for nominating the wonderful people who make such a difference to London’s communities.

Volunteers’ Week 2014

Volunteers' Week 2014

 

This year is the 30th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week and it’s time to celebrate!

Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which takes place on 1-7 June. It celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK.

From showcasing the different volunteering roles on offer, taster sessions and team challenges with new partners, to volunteer recruitment events, awards ceremonies and launching new volunteering campaigns, events take place throughout the country.

Everyone is invited to join this national celebration of volunteers and volunteering, it’s up to you to decide exactly how you join in. Please take a look at the Volunteers’ Week events page to find your local celebration.

Our friends at Team London will also be posting daily messages, and providing news and updates on new initiatives.

Nominations open for the Team London Awards

Greater London Volunteering is proud to be working with Team London, the Mayor of London’s volunteering initiative, to help recognise and celebrate the contribution that volunteers make to our capital.

Nominations for the 2014 Volunteer Achievement Awards are now open, with nominations being sought before the deadline of Friday 20 June 2014.

You can find out more about the Awards and download the nomination form here – thank you in advance for nominating the wonderful people who make such a difference to London’s communities.

GLV features in Evening Standard

On Monday 27 January 2014 the Evening Standard published a charity special on the London volunteering scene.

The article highlights the benefits of volunteering, gives advice on how to volunteer and showcases the invaluable contribution of London’s Volunteer Centres.

To read the full article please click here

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