National Volunteer Week builds momentum for a National Voluntary Action Strategy

Our theme and our celebrations for National Volunteer Week 2021 were inspired by National Volunteer Week 2001. Twenty years ago, we celebrated ‘The Value of One, The Power of Many’ alongside the International Year of Volunteers. You could say that 2001 lay a solid foundation for volunteerism on which we stand today, but we also know that the world of volunteering and community engagement has changed dramatically. We have seen more intense and accelerated changes this past year, with informal volunteering, neighbourhood groups, and organic movements surging to help extended family, friends, and neighbours with basic needs. People gave voice […]

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