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Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Leading volunteering organisation, Royal Voluntary Service, is advising more parents to get their children involved in volunteering from a young age, on the back of new research that identifies that the positive impact it can have on their wellbeing.
Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Volunteers on hospital wards can play a vital role with the many patients who don’t have visitors, new research by Royal Voluntary Service found.
Thursday, 08 August 2019
Royal Voluntary Service has appointed Stephen Dunmore OBE as the new Chair of its board of trustees. Stephen, who takes over from Richard Greenhalgh, the charity’s Chair since 2012, will commence his new role on 19 September 2019.
Tuesday, 09 July 2019
Research by Royal Voluntary Service, part of our wider ‘Step Forward’ campaign supported by Legal & General, marks a call for people of all ages, particularly retirees, to volunteer their skills and talents. The study asked new retirees to rate their happiness levels, and then asked them about their life in retirement. It showed that those who are happier are five times more likely to travel or go on holidays (55% v 11%), and four times more likely to play an instrument (8% v 2%).
Wednesday, 03 July 2019
Royal Voluntary Service welcomed its President, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, to its Dolau Bran lunch club in Llandovery, as it celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Friday, 31 May 2019
Thank you to all our volunteers this national Volunteers Week, 1-7 June
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Royal Voluntary Service is calling on Brits to use their talents by volunteering and has created a short spoof talent film to show that everyone has something to give.
Wednesday, 01 May 2019
Royal Voluntary Service response to BBC Watchdog, 1 May 2019
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
New research from Royal Voluntary Service finds that a busy social diary is as much of a tonic as a rest for the over 70s.
Thursday, 25 April 2019
Our new ‘Step Forward’ campaign, developed to galvanise the British public to volunteer to support their local community, is being supported by Legal & General Retail Retirement.