Monthly Archives: May 2015

Three ways to tell if senior managers really value volunteers

Volunteers’ Week is upon us again, starting on Monday 1 June.  The annual celebration of volunteering and the contribution of volunteers to our society seems to roll around faster and faster every year.

Events are planned across the country to recognise, reward and recruit volunteers. Many of these will feature chief executives and senior managers giving speeches and handing out certificates to volunteers. But how do you tell if what we read and hear from sector leaders is genuine positivity about volunteers and volunteering or just warm platitudes trotted out because it is Volunteers’ Week? Read more on Three ways to tell if senior managers really value volunteers…