Investing in Volunteers: Accessing Funds & Developing Infrastructure: Westminster

19 Jul 2012 - 11:00am - 3:30pm

Participants at this Westminster Briefing will examine what is being done to promote volunteering; identify the best ways to access government funding; create investment opportunities and stimulate volunteer activity

 The Context & Issues:

Engaging with the panel of experts, key issues to be addressed at this Policy and Practice Briefing will include:

  • How far has government policy gone in fostering a culture of voluntarism?
  • What finance is available for volunteering and how can this be accessed?
  • What frameworks are in place to facilitate volunteering? How can these be strengthened?
  • Building effective partnerships for the delivery of frontline services
  • Innovative recruiting practices: Making volunteering accessible to all
  • Investing in volunteers: Offering high quality training and support
  • Breaking down barriers to volunteering: reducing the red tape
  • The Big Society Bank: the impact of social investment and how to make it work
  • Engaging with local businesses: incentivising investors
  • New government initiatives: the role of Community Organisers & the National Citizenship Service
  • How can we use social media to further volunteering opportunities?

For further details please View Full Agenda.

Sarah Sandison
Research and Development Manager, Westminster Briefing
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Phone: 0207 960 6191

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Special rate of £150 per place for the third sector - normal rate £225 for a single place