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Celebrating volunteers isn’t just for Volunteers Week – Nominate for Team London Achievement Awards now!
Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the TeamRead more.
Volunteer Centre Hackney joins volunteer recognition scheme ValueYou
A unique volunteer recognition scheme is launching in Hackney and Havering after securing funding from the National Lottery. ValueYou (www.valueyou.org)Read more.
A vibrant and inspiring Spring Volunteer Fair
Over 70 people attended the VCH’s Spring Volunteer Fair on Thursday 26th April at the Hackney Museum, and met with organisationsRead more.
Marta – Community Supporter Volunteer
Hi Marta, so tell us how you volunteer. I’m a volunteer befriender for a lovely lady called Ruth, and IRead more.
Volunteer Fair a success
Over 70 people attended the VCH ‘Be the Difference’ volunteer fair on Tuesday 23rd January at the Hackney Museum. They gotRead more.
Opening and closing dates over Christmas
Please note that our offices will be closed at 5pm on Thursday 22 December, and VCH will reopen on WednesdayRead more.
Join the VCH team in 2018
Due to internal promotion, Volunteer Centre Hackney is currently recruiting for a part time Administration and Communications Officer to provide essentialRead more.
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.