Monika Chabior: "the strength of volunteering is in informal groups operating in their local communities and districts"
Monika Chabior, deputy mayor of Gdańsk and Damian Kuźmiński, chief specialist of the Department of Social Development, answer some questions about volunteering after the city of Gdansk being the European volunteering capital last year.
All actions and moves require thought. A volunteer must be able to process information and act consequently, bringing their cognitive skills into the picture.
The European Volunteer Centre (CEV) launches the 11th edition of the European Volunteering Capital competition to promote volunteering locally and globally.
With actions to be implemented over the next five years, the Strategy set a general direction of travel for government policy in relation to the volunteers and the volunteering environment.
He is the President and Project Designer of Asociación PROJUVEN. This entity is one of the partners of the iWith.org project, Turn Online.
International Volunteer Day is held each year on 5 December as a unique chance for organizations to celebrate and recognize volunteer’s efforts.
A volunteer, driven by an awareness that makes him or her sensitive to injustices, and driven by the resolve to role up their sleeves to transform their surroundings, is a person who goes to a non-profit organisation to collaborate.
As long as we are truthful about our ads, why can’t we use some marketing techniques to recruit volunteers?
Urban Confessional organises an event to be hosted in cities around the US and abroad. At the moment they already have 2000 US-based volunteers.
Clare McIntyre: “Each volunteer is unique and brings something different and important to the space”
Kinning Park Complex is an independently run multi-use community centre based in Glasgow. McIntyre looks after its communicational and PR activities.