Voluntary Sector

Welcome to the IG Voluntary Hub! Offering sector-leading policy events, leading best practice content and thought pieces from across the sector, IG Voluntary is here to support voluntary leaders and professionals improve outcomes and maximise the impact of all charities and NGOs.
Most charities rely on regular fundraisers from individuals and communities working to reach a fundraising goal. Whether it be a ...
Guest Blog by Margaret Harris, Emeritus Professor of Voluntary Sector Organisation, Aston University, Birmingham  m.e.harris@aston.ac....

Upcoming Events

Central & Local GovernmentHealth & Social CareHousingVoluntary
The Learning Disabilities Conference 2021

The Learning Disabilities Conference 2021

Central & Local GovernmentCriminal JusticeFurther EducationHealth & Social CareHigher EducationHousingSchoolsVoluntary
Online Training Course: Ensuring Public Sector Website Accessibility and Compliance

Online Training Course: Ensuring Public Sector Website Accessibility and Compliance

Central & Local GovernmentCriminal JusticeHealth & Social CareHousingVoluntary
Tackling Domestic Abuse and Violence Forum

Tackling Domestic Abuse and Violence Forum

Central & Local GovernmentCriminal JusticeVoluntary
Road Safety Conference 2021

Road Safety Conference 2021

Central & Local GovernmentHealth & Social CareVoluntary
The Future of Work in the Covid-19 Era Conference

The Future of Work in the Covid-19 Era Conference

Criminal JusticeHealth & Social CareVoluntary
Offender Health 2021

Offender Health 2021

NEW 2 DAY ONLINE CONFERENCE: Voluntary Sector Response and Recovery Conference 2020

The Voluntary Sector Response and Recovery Conference will be the first national meeting of sector leaders to assess practical solutions in transforming and reviving outcomes for charities following the Covid-19 pandemic. In a highly interactive format, the Conference will offer practical workshops, breakout activities, how to’s and vital guidance for charities seeking to maximise the impact on their beneficiaries, transform their operations and rejuvenate vital fundraising and income streams in order to survive.
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Very well organised event with excellent speakers, who provided useful insight and inspiration.
Head of DigitalHead of Digital - RNLI
This was the first time I have attended the conference - and I am only sorry I have not had access previously. It was a really useful, informative and dynamic experience, well managed, and held my interest from start to finish. I look forward to next year.
HR Business ManagerHR Business Manager - Peace Hospice Care
The Volunteer Management Conference 2019 left me enthused for the year ahead. It was an excellent opportunity to catch up with colleagues from across the sector, and network with newcomers. I look forward to returning to this conference in future years.
Volunteering Improvement Adviser Volunteering Improvement Adviser - Macmillan Cancer Support
I thought this conference was very well-thought out and an absolute pleasure to attend. Learned a lot and enjoyed the day!
Marketing & Communications ManagerMarketing & Communications Manager - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
It was incredibly useful and I wish more people from my own organisation had been able to come along. Highly recommended.
Head of CommunicationsHead of Communications - Avenues Group
A fascinating and insightful conference with a number of speakers from a wide variety of organisations who work with volunteers. I would recommend for anyone who works with or supports volunteers in their role.
Operations CoordinatorOperations Coordinator - ABRSM
I learn a lot from the conference, it made me feel really inspired and ready to go back to work with lots of fresh ideas. I would 100% recommend it
Volunteering Programme ManagerVolunteering Programme Manager - Kidney Research UK
This event cuts out the white noise and helps me keep me on track with the important issues and opportunities for my organisation.
Talent and Early Careers ManagerTalent and Early Careers Manager - Anchor Trust