Queens Award for Voluntary Service – Chris Reed

Topic Part of the National Honours system, The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (the MBE for volunteer groups) is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK. Delivered by Chris Reed in his capacity as QAVS Committee member, this session will provide more information about this prestigious form of recognition including the…...

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 Value You – Aurelija Meskaite and Kieran Mullan

Topic A brief presentation about this free scheme to reward volunteers and strengthen community ties to volunteer organisations. Speaker Aurelija Meskaite and Kieran Mullan Value You Related event Filmed on 15 May 2018 London… This content is for AVM members only – if you are a member please login – if you aren’t a member...

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 Using data to understand the effectiveness of rewards – Team Kinetic

Topic How we can use data to understand the effectiveness of different rewards and incentives Chris shares some of his experiences in working with, particularly, sports and local government organisations to increase their volunteer recruitment and retention through data-based incentive and reward schemes. Speaker Chris Martin Team Kinetic Related event Filmed on 15 May 2018…...

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 Battersea Dogs and Cats Home – Charlotte Fielder

Topic The pool of available volunteers is shrinking but the needs are increasing so the sector has to keep up with both its offer to volunteers and provide more opportunities to retain those that it has. Charlotte will share some of her broad experience in applying innovative methods of rewards and recognition. Speaker Charlotte Fielder,…...

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 Volunteer recognition within a smaller organisation – Age UK – Camden

Topic Age UK Camden believe in the importance of fostering a culture of volunteer reward and recognition. Geraldine will share her experiences of ensuring that volunteer recognition and reward is an integral part of the volunteer experience right from the start. Speaker Geraldine McCarthy Age UK, Camden Related event Filmed on 15 May 2018 London…...

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 Awards and recognition – updating 150 years of history in the British Red Cross

Topic Moving from a long established, somewhat militaristic approach to volunteer awards and recognition the British Red Cross has updated and modernised it approach aligning it to the organisation’s values. Chris Reed explains BRCs journey looking back on how they are now able to look forward! Speaker Chris Reed, Director of Volunteer Mobilisation British Red…...

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 Growing a retail operation – Blue Cross

Topic Looking at the retail experience of Blue Cross, where their operation expanded quite rapidly. How was this expansion managed, from a business perspective? This presentation will include an update on the Blue Cross retail volunteering journey, following on from Liz’s presentation for AVM in 2016. How have their plans evolved and worked out? Speaker…...

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 The social value of volunteering in a charity shop – Charity Retail Association

Topic Preceded by a short film, Robin will be considering how retail managers in charity shops also fulfill the role of volunteer managers. This aspect of charity retail has been identified by the CRA as being of vital importance at this time. There are a huge and diverse number of charity retail volunteers, and Robin…...

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 Restructuring retail volunteering – Barnardo’s

Topic Roy will speak about Barnardo’s success in restructuring their retail operation, achieving more hours from fewer volunteers. This was part of a concerted effort to respond to volunteers’ feedback, helping them to feel less isolated and more connected. It also entailed collaborating with teams such as fundraising to share best practice across the organisation…....

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 Is volunteering good for your health? – Kirklees Museum

Topic The presenters discussed their two year project to assess the health and wellbeing benefits of their volunteer program. This covered: why they commissioned the evaluation; how it was conducted – the methodology and reporting of results; what difference this has made to their volunteer offer and their relationship with partners. Speaker Beccy Bracey and…...

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