In what sense can volunteering positively contribute to the criminal justice system? In this article posted on the NCVO blog, Andy Curtis shares his thoughts on the final conference for the JIVE project.
Why should we promote volunteering? How should we do it? Can we set a common European strategy? We have talked with two experts at the European level in order to address these issues: Susana Szabo (CEV) and Gabriela Civico (EYV 2011 Alliance).
Through mentoring, Punt de Referència helps youngsters who were under the care of the Public Social Protection System. Two volunteers share their experience with us.
How does the local approach to volunteering look? How do municipalities promote volunteering? In order to answer these two questions, we have talked to Laia Travé (Volunteering Office of Sant Cugat del Vallès) and Sònia Toro (Volunteering Desk of Santa Coloma de Gramenet).
Juanjo Butrón explains us which are the challenges of the environmental volunteering, crucial to the environmental conservation.
Roger Buch explains that volunteering has a lot of positive societal effects because of how it impacts its beneficiaries’ well-being. This means that the situation of children, aged people or even rivers and forests that benefit from volunteering clearly improves.
A website to support volunteering organizations, launched and funded by the Catalan Government, and managed by the organizations themselves.
What to take into account when concentrating on the improvement of management of volunteering? As a result of our experience in assisting organizations in improving their management, we here submit a collection of 5 factors that significantly helped to improve volunteering.
Simon Hill explains us how volunteering has both economic and social value whilst also bringing benefits to volunteers themselves.
Volunteering has always been a very important sector in catalan society and because of that it is important to ask ourselves. What can public administrations do to help to improve and promote this sector? Roger Buch explains the main keys.
Verso is a European research and development project whose aim is to explain how volunteering can help European authorities in fighting unemployment and improving the quality of life of jobless people.
To support formerly supervised youngsters during their emancipation process is one of the tasks done by the Association Punt de Referència.
Gabriella Civico exposes their ideas about the values of volunteering as a tool for communities and society.
Ruth Sarabia, General Manager of Social Rights and Civic Participation, Immigration and Development Cooperation of the Málaga Council, explains which initiatives the Andalusian municipality carry out to promote associationism and volunteering.
Marie Ange Orihuela is in charge of the Service Europe & International pour Rennes et Rennes Métropole. She explains which policies the French municipality carries out regarding volunteering and which are the challenges ahead.
Carles Armengol explains us how the current crisis can be a good opportunity to rethink the Catalan model of volunteering.