Inclusivity in volunteering – Rupal Karia and Charlotte Handel – VC Hackney

Topic The Heads of Volunteering from Hackney Volunteer Centre delivered this session. They covered diversity in the broader sense; what it looks like in your organisation; the response to diversity and demographic change in Hackney and across London; practical ways to address diversity. They also provided some of the background information on why local charities...

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Welcoming younger volunteers – Matilda Wallis – SS Great Britain

Topic Launched in 1843, Brunel’s SS Great Britain is one of the most important ships in the world. School and family visits are crucial for almost all heritage sites and involving young volunteers is increasingly seen as hugely beneficial for Family Learning programs. Matilda will be talking about their innovative work with younger volunteers. Speaker...

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Diversity in Sports Volunteering – Jenny Betteridge, Sport England

Topic Sport England’s vision is for everyone in England to feel able to take part in sport or activity, regardless of age, background or ability. As part of that vision, they are building a diversity in sports volunteering strategy for the benefit of all their affiliate associations. Jenny will tell us about the background and...

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Attracting LGBT volunteers – Geraldine McCarthy, Age UK, Camden

Topic Age UK, Camden are an independent charity working with older people in the Camden area. As part of a project focussed on the needs of older LGBT residents in Camden, Geraldine will be talking about their campaign to attract more LGBT volunteers. Speaker Geraldine McCarthyAge UK (Camden) Related event Filmed on 22 February 2018London...

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Older volunteers make great sense – Bryan Precious- Age UK

Topic Age UK is the UK’s largest charity working with older people. Their inclusive approach encourages older people to value themselves, and society to recognise that value. Bryan will tell us how older volunteers make great sense for a huge variety of roles. Speaker Bryan PreciousAge UK Related event Filmed on 22 February 2018London Diversity...

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Diversity in Volunteering: Attracting different demographics – London

Diversity in volunteering

  • Interested in attracting a more diverse volunteer base?
  • Interested in targeting volunteers from a particular demographic?  

Hear from our experienced speakers on different strategies for attracting a more diverse volunteer base, as well as presentations from organisations that have identified specific demographics they are keen to recruit.

You will hear about the process of identifying the need and assessing the benefits throughout an organisation, then various approaches to targeting and recruiting volunteers from different demographics.

We will hear the experiences of three organisations working with older, younger and LGBT volunteers. We will also hear from two umbrella organisations that are developing or have developed strategies for attracting diverse volunteers in general.

There will be table discussions, networking opportunities and ample space for delegates to share their own experiences, concerns and success stories.

A light lunch and refreshments are included in the price.