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Members of Shaping the Future with Volunteering share their views in our regular blog series.

Looking to the future of volunteering at the Stroke Association

John McGlone | People Experience Lead, Stroke Association (8 September 2023)

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Putting Community First Aid at the heart of our volunteering movement

Martin Houghton-Brown | Chief Executive, St John Ambulance (28 June 2023)

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Samaritans Lived Experience Panel

Ellie Ball | Research & Evidence Officer and Michelle Jones | Lived Experience Researcher, Samaritans (18 May 2022)

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A challenging time for volunteering, or is it?

Chris Reed | Director of Volunteering & Youth, British Red Cross (12 April 2023)

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My journey with Conservation Volunteers

Paul Archibald | TCV (3 April 2023)

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Revise, rebuild and improve

Paul Sands | Volunteer Manager, Papworth Trust (15 March 2023)

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Previous posts:

Girlguiding volunteers help all girls know they can do anything
Angela Salt OBE
Chief Executive, Girlguiding - 9 March 2023

Rotary’s Ukraine response one year on
James Bolton
Communications Manager, Rotary GB&I - 13 February 2023

Placing volunteers at the centre of our strategy
Julie Meredith
Head of Volunteering, Organisational Engagement and Inclusion, Cats Protection - 29 September 2022

Volunteering round-up: April 2022
Jarina Choudhury
Volunteering Development Consultancy Officer, NCVO - 26 April 2022

Volunteering in England in 1932
Catherine Goodall | Senior Policy Officer, NCVO - 13 April 2022

Mobilising the public response to war in Ukraine through partnership and collaboration
Catherine Goodall | Senior Policy Officer, NCVO - 11 April 2022

Volunteering - A powerful social prescription
Dr Allison Smith | Head of Research & Insight, Royal Voluntary Service - March 2022

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Contact Jeremy Hughes CBE, Convenor, on 07957 334 675 or email