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St. Albans Organ Theatre - How we won the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

February 28th, 2019
By: David Dingwall
St. Albans Organ Theatre - How we won the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
St. Albans Organ Theatre has been described as one of Hertfordshire’s best kept secrets. Whilst it is true that a lot of our visitors had never heard of us before visiting (and had lived in the area
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HertsWatch - How we won the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

February 28th, 2019
By: Sue
HertsWatch is the umbrella organisation which oversees the maintenance and development of Neighbourhood Watch across the county of Hertfordshire.It was established in 2006, when the then Chief
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Measuring the benefits of volunteering on wellbeing

January 4th, 2019
By: Rebecca Fatharly
Measuring the benefits of volunteering on wellbeing
“Wellbeing is a dynamic state, in which the individual is able to develop their potential, work productively and creatively, build strong and positive relationships with others, and contribute to
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How volunteering network events benefit everyone

August 1st, 2018
By: Michal Siewniak
How volunteering network events benefit everyone
We often say that it is all about quality rather than quantity, so despite a small number of participants, I am delighted that we were able to organise an ‘Introduction to Volunteering’ workshop. The
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Green Flag Awards 2018

August 1st, 2018
By: Rebecca Fatharly
Green Flag Awards 2018
TeamHerts Volunteering had the pleasure in attending and presenting at the Green Flag Award celebration, which was hosted by Dacorum Borough Council. The Mayor of Dacorum, community groups,
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How do you solve a problem like volunteer shortage?

August 1st, 2018
By: Hillary Taylor
How do you solve a problem like volunteer shortage?
Anyone who has been part of a not-for-profit membership organisation will know it’s not like running a business. It may look the same, the need to balance income and expenditure, run the day to day,
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A Day in the Life of a Volunteer Co-ordinator

May 30th, 2018
By: Anne Taylor
A Day in the Life of a Volunteer Co-ordinator
It is Small Charities Week in June, and it is this month that #TeamHerts Volunteering celebrates the work of Volunteer Managers and Coordinators. Anne Taylor is the Membership Support Co-ordinator for
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Get to Grips with GDPR

April 30th, 2018
By: Rebecca Fatharly
Get to Grips with GDPR
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) became law in 2016, so voluntary organisations have had two years to become compliant with the new rules. On 25th May, the law will become enforceable across
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Think of Volunteers as valued experts

March 27th, 2018
By: Judy Mallinson
Think of Volunteers as valued experts
Never under-estimate the expertise of your volunteers’ contribution, a charity leader has advised at the start of World Health Day, which takes place on 7th April 2018. The CEO of The Counselling
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How to engage employee volunteers in your charity

March 1st, 2018
By: Khalid
How to engage employee volunteers in your charity
An estimated 11 million professional people in the UK are given paid time off to volunteer, which constitutes around a billion pounds’ worth of support available for charities each year.
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