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Matt (Digital Inclusion Coordinator) interviews Helen Gasparelli (Mentoring & Advocacy Manager) about her recent Employee Volunteering (EV) experience.

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If you work in the UK Video Games Industry, or know someone who does, you could help MAPS receive much needed funding to support vulnerable children and young people.

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Volunteers are vital for making London such a world-class city; without them charities and organisations that depend on their contribution of time, skills and passion would struggle to exist.

Nominations for this year's Team London Awards, which recognise and celebrate volunteers' outstanding achievements, are now open. Nominate your volunteers now!

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Volunteer Centre Sutton’s Citizens Commissioners are excited to welcome former members of the Sutton Youth Parliament to join them to represent the voice of young residents in the commissioning decisions of Sutton Council.

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The commissioning of services  by public sector bodies is now normative practice and increasingly defines the boundaries of the modern state. Mark Napier and Chris Parker propose an alignment of the power of outcome-based commissioning with co-production to create a new approach to commissioning, called Asset-Based Commissioning (ABC).

 

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69-year old Noreen has lived in Sutton for almost 5 decades and spent 3 years at Volunteer Centre Sutton helping people find volunteering roles that match their skills and passions. She told us how this gave her a new purpose in life

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On 7th June, we'll be hosting a BIG breakfast celebrating volunteering across the London borough of Sutton. Book now for your free ticket. #volunteersweek

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VCS's Volunteering Development Manager, Pat Stanley, has 15 years' experience training in the voluntary sector and advising organisations in developing Good Practice in Volunteer Management, Here, she asks some important questions of those managing volunteers. 

Petrica

Petrica is a mum of 2 teenage boys who has lived in the area the whole of her life. After thinking about volunteering for years, she took the plunge on New Year’s Day, 2010

Priya

Priya volunteers at the Refugee and Migrant Network in Sutton, where she teaches English as a Second language to adults