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Volunteer Fair a success
Over 70 people attended the VCH ‘Be the Difference’ volunteer fair on Tuesday 23rd January at the Hackney Museum. They got
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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 Wednesday
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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 essential
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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 that
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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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