VolunteerGenie.org.uk – free online service just launched

The Voluntary Action Media Unit(VAMU) have launched a free online service for charities – http://www.VolunteerGenie.org.ukThis online guide is designed to help charities use the media to recruit volunteers. Lots of free resources and real volunteering campaigns including hints & tips on PR and advertising and demonstrating how you don’t need a big budget to get big results.

– discover which media campaigns catch people’s attention,
– access free guides to help you devise your own media strategy,
– get top tips on working with journalists and reporters,
– find out how to engage volunteers in the new media world.

Who’s behind VolunteerGenie.org.uk?
http://www.VolunteerGenie.org.uk has been created by the Voluntary Action Media Unit. VAMU http://www.vamu.org.uk is a Big Lottery funded project, set up by TimeBank and managed in partnership with the Media Trust and the Institute for Volunteering Research to investigate and improve the relationship between charities and the media.
VAMU are also the team behind http://www.askcharity.org.uk
reg charity number: 1073831

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