Nurture Today, Protect Tomorrow

Hundreds of women gathered to discuss the topic of ‘nurture today, protect tomorrow’ at the Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden on Saturday 21st November. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association welcomed 300 women, including 125 guests, to the 7th Annual Peace Symposium. The recent fire at the Baitul Futuh Mosque did not dampen spirits as guests […]

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EDF Energy launches The Pod’s Helping Hands campaign in support of #iwill 

Blog by Darren Towers, Head of Campus Education, EDF Energy, 19 May 2015 At EDF Energy, we recognise the value and skills that volunteering can bring to the people involved and to their communities. To encourage more young people to take social action, this month we launched a new campaign on our education programme, The Pod. The […]

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Trustee visit to NHS in Sheffield

Blog post from Louis Stokes, Youth Trustee for Step Up To Serve. The health and social care sector is one which is seemingly beginning to develop in terms of the vast number of volunteers integrating into the sector. As both a trustee of Step Up To Serve and someone who works in the NHS voluntarily […]

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Adult volunteers have the X-Factor

Blog by Lindsay Levkoff Lynn, CEO Youth United. If just 0.1% of viewers stopped watching X-Factor and instead gave an evening a week to volunteering as an adult leader for the Air Cadets, Girlguiding, or another Youth United organisation then we could recruit over 9,000 new leaders! But what does adult volunteering have to do […]

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News in brief, 21.05

Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues Do you know a young person aged 10-20 who deserves to be recognised and rewarded for participating in social action; this could be through volunteering or fundraising, caring for people or providing mentoring support in school, running campaigns or being part of a social enterprise? The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues […]

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A Partnership Approach

A blog from Student Hubs & Barclays The #iwill campaign brings together organisations from across sectors to create a powerful movement for youth social action across the UK. Not only are we united in our pledges, but the movement takes on even greater significance when organisations create partnerships around meeting their respective youth social action […]

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