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After a great deal of thought and a lot of inactivity on this blog, we have decided to combine the information from the Volunteer Centre and South Derbyshire CVS into a single online source. Please will you follow, subscribe and … Continue reading

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Is Managing Volunteers a Real Job?

Volunteer managers often seem to lack confidence in what we do. We make the right noises in private, or in a group of other volunteer managers, but find it hard to really champion the cause of volunteering, even within our own … Continue reading

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South Derbyshire CVS Information Consultation

An important part of our work as a CVS is to provide our members with relevant updates from the large amount of news and information that we receive. We want to improve this service and would very much like to … Continue reading

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We’re still here – Just a bit hectic

Sorry we haven’t updated the blog for a while. It’s been really busy here in the Volunteer Centre.  We’ll try to get back to normal next week with lots of news and updates.

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When Is A Volunteer Not A Volunteer?

A great title for a great blog post.  Claire Walsh from the Sheffield Volunteering Strategy team has written one of my favourite volunteering articles of recent weeks. You can see it on their blog at: http://sheffieldvolunteeringstrategy.blogspot.com/2010/02/when-is-volunteer-not-volunteer.html It would be great … Continue reading

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Community Development Blog Update

Blogging seems to be taking off in a big way and is proving to be great way to get information out quickly.  For a while now, the Community Development team here at SDCVS has had its own blog, but we have … Continue reading

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