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Reading Coaches needed for new project for Hackney
Did you know that 7% of adults in the UK struggle to read? Read Easy UK, a nationwide charity thatRead more.
Volunteering, A Gateway to Employment – Case Study
Hackney Playbus Volunteer, Malgorzata’s Story Getting back into employment can be difficult after a long break and Mal felt thisRead more.
Building capacity through volunteering – Case Study
Hackney volunteer, Malgorzata, was introduced to local organisation Hackney Playbus through VCH’s database of volunteering opportunities two years ago, asRead more.
FREE ‘Inclusivity in Volunteering’ Workshop, Wednesday 13 September 2017
Volunteer Centre Hackney will be running an interactive session for volunteer managers to explore inclusivity and diversity in your volunteer team. DoesRead more.
Good Practice Top Tips
Keeping volunteers motivated and interested starts with good recruitment practices. Ensuring your volunteers’ skills and motivations match your organisation’s needs isRead more.
Book Launch with Our Place – What Makes Us Human? The story of a shared dream
Volunteer Centre Hackney and the “Our Place”Read more.
Greening Your Community
Is there a challenge or problem you want to solve in your local area? Are you worried about air pollutionRead more.
Mental Health Awareness Week
On Tuesday 9th May 2017, as part of Mental Health Awareness week, our Step Up project delivered a workshop onRead more.
Volunteer Managers Networking
Our Volunteer Managers Breakfast Club in March was a huge success, when we welcomed guest speaker Dominic Pinkney, CEO of Volunteer Centre Camden,Read more.
Volunteering hugely positive for unemployed Hackney residents
Volunteering is hugely positive for Hackney residents who are unemployed, and have mental health issues, we have found, through ourRead more.
Volunteer Fair for Busy People a Huge Success
The sun was shining, the samba band was out and Hackney was buzzing with positive vibes. A huge thanks toRead more.
Step Up – Time to Talk Day
Step Up celebrated Time to Talk Day by holding the first, and hopefully not the last, Step Up Bake Off. Time toRead more.