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Volunteering round-up: February 2023

Welcome to the February volunteering round-up, our first of 2023. This month, NCVO’s senior policy and influencing advisor Catherine Goodall shares recent updates and upcoming dates for your diary.

Dates for your diary

All Party Parliamentary Group for charities and volunteering – 21 February

NCVO provides secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group for charities and volunteering.

The next meeting on 21 February will focus on volunteer recruitment, which we know is a huge challenge for many groups and organisations at the moment. The meeting will take place in parliament.

Find out more and book your place

National Volunteering Forum on age-friendly inclusive volunteering – 9 March

Our next National Volunteering Forum on age-friendly inclusive volunteering is now sold out. You can find out more and join the waiting list in case spaces become available.

Climate change campaign launch – 29 March

This new campaign will explore how the voluntary sector can play a leading role in tackling climate change and building a brighter future.

Find out more about how you can get involved

Volunteer’s Week – 1-7 June

Keep up to date on upcoming announcements on this year’s Volunteers Week. The partnership is busy planning for this year’s celebrations.

NCVO Online Training

Good practice in volunteer management

Our popular online good practice in volunteer management course takes place over two half days from 10.00–13.00. You need to attend both days as they’re two parts of one course.

Our February dates have sold out, but you can register for either March or April.

March course

  • Session 1: Monday 13 March (10.00 until 13.00)
  • Session 2: Wednesday 15 March (10.00 until 13.00)

April course

  • Session 1: Monday 24 April (10.00 until 13.00)
  • Session 2: Thursday 27 April (10.00 until 13.00)

Book your place

Volunteers and the law

We’re offering online training on volunteers and the law. This course is for anyone who manages volunteers.

  • 28 February (10.00 until 13.00)
  • 28 March (10.00 until 13.00)

Book your place

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Charity Governance

The Social Justice Collective, hosted by NCVO, have created a new training programme to help you understand, address and embed equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) into your governance practice.

This training will take place over three half days and you need to attend all sessions of the same course. The February date has sold out, but you can register for the session on 26 April.

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