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We all know what it’s like to join a new organisation, either as a volunteer or a member of staff; there’s loads to learn and sometimes it can take a while to understand everything you need to know.
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I’m happy to report that the Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference was one of the best...
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We often talk about how communication is crucial to building effective relationships with volunteers and supporting them fully in their roles, but perhaps we need to talk about how many volunteers one person can manage at a time...
Our own Cast Member Zoe MacGregor - Learning and Practice Development Officer, recounts her once in a lifetime experiences at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games.