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What is the national learning hub for volunteers? article icon

Education & Development 

What is the national learning hub for volunteers?

The national learning hub for volunteers takes you on a journey with tools, resources and courses, to help you gain the confidence and recognition you deserve as a volunteer or someone working with volunteers.

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Society, Politics & Law 

Working in the voluntary sector

This free online course, Working in the voluntary sector, will introduce you to some of the main activities carried out by volunteers and staff, will give you some background on how different organisations work and will provide you with knowledge and skills you can apply to your own work or volunteering, as well as to your every day life.

Free course
24 hrs
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Money & Business 

Introducing the voluntary sector

This free course, Introducing the voluntary sector, will guide you through some of the distinctive features and values of the voluntary sector, how organisations are funded and involve volunteers and other ‘stakeholders’ in their work. It will also provide you with knowledge and skills you can apply to your own work or volunteering as well as your everyday life.

Free course
24 hrs
What do you know about volunteering? activity icon

Education & Development 

What do you know about volunteering?

Do you want to get into volunteering? Have you got what it takes? Test yourself with this quiz...

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What are the benefits of volunteering? article icon

Education & Development 

What are the benefits of volunteering?

Have you ever considered becoming a volunteer? Take a look at some of the benefits and discover how you can get started...

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Nature & Environment 

World Environment Day 2016: Local engagement, global celebration

Every year June 5th is globally celebrated as World Environment Day, a day where its inhabitants (at least the humans) pause to acknowledge the fundamental role the environment plays in the upkeep of Earth’s processes and its biodiversity.

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What does it take to mentor young offenders? video icon

Education & Development 

What does it take to mentor young offenders?

What are the peaks and challenges that face mentors guiding young offenders? What's in like to mentor generally? Explore in our videos with volunteers from Enterprise Mentors.

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Debate: Should we bring the older and younger generations together more? article icon

Education & Development 

Debate: Should we bring the older and younger generations together more?

Do you feel people are unfairly stereotyped on the basis of age? Do you think the older and younger generations have lack or understanding or respect for each other? How can they value each other more? Air your view in our discussion hub.

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Nature & Environment 

Do Something Great

As part of the BBC's Do Something Great season, we've compiled a range of resources to help you give back in the community and explore volunteering.

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Thinking Allowed: Factory music and volunteering post-recession article icon

TV, Radio & Events 

Thinking Allowed: Factory music and volunteering post-recession

On this week's programme, Laurie Taylor and guests discuss pop music in worker's culture and how the 2008 recession affected voluntary work. 

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Society, Politics & Law 

Could volunteering be bad for our health?

Discussions of volunteering in British health-care organisations rarely discuss the possible downside. But we need awkward outsiders.

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