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Islington Bereavement Service – Free 2 DAY Training Course at St Joseph’s Hospice For New Volunteers – 28 & 29
St Joseph’s Hospice Islington Bereavement Service will be running a FREE 2 day training course for new Bereavement Volunteers on Thursday 28 and Friday
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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 this
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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, as
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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. Does
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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 is
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Book Launch with Our Place – What Makes Us Human? The story of a shared dream
                           Volunteer Centre Hackney and the “Our Place”
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Greening Your Community
Is there a challenge or problem you want to solve in your local area? Are you worried about air pollution
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Mental Health Awareness Week
On Tuesday 9th May 2017, as part of Mental Health Awareness week, our Step Up project delivered a workshop on
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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,
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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 our
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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 to
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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 to
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