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 ...
Blog by Margaret Harris, Emeritus Professor of Voluntary Sector Organisation, Aston University, Birmingham  m.e.harris@aston.ac.uk

Upcoming Events

Central & Local GovernmentCriminal JusticeVoluntary
Offender Management Conference 2020

Offender Management Conference 2020

Central & Local GovernmentHealth & Social CareSchoolsVoluntary
Online Conference: Looked After Children and Care Leavers Forum

Online Conference: Looked After Children and Care Leavers Forum

Voluntary
Tackling Sexual Harassment and Bullying across the Voluntary Sector

Tackling Sexual Harassment and Bullying across the Voluntary Sector

Central & Local GovernmentCriminal JusticeFurther EducationHealth & Social CareHousingVoluntary
Online Conference: The National Workplace Health & Wellbeing Conference 2020

Online Conference: The National Workplace Health & Wellbeing Conference 2020

Criminal JusticeHousingVoluntary
6th Annual Violence Against Women and Girls Forum

6th Annual Violence Against Women and Girls Forum

Central & Local GovernmentHousingVoluntary
Tackling Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Forum

Tackling Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Forum

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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Testimonials

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