Save the date: 29th June 2022 – Online: Empowerment for volunteers – The CRISISS recognition system for soft skills of volunteers gained in crisis

The series of events begins with an online seminar offered by the German media k GmbH (coordinator of the CRISISS project) as part of the European Skills Week 2022. It is aimed at volunteers who have been involved in times of crisis such as the COVID 19 pandemic and who would like to qualitatively assess …

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Save the date: International Volunteer Managers Day – 5 November 2021 – “What is Excellence? Pushing us beyond the ordinary”

Let’s talk about celebrating excellence in volunteer engagement and learn how to understand, capture and share it. “What Is Excellence? – Pushing us beyond the ordinary” As leaders of volunteers, we can feel under resourced whilst being under multiple pressure. Martin believes its time we celebrated our excellence and learn how understand it , capture …

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Publication: The new Volunteers – The Future of Civic Participation

In our multi-option society, traditional volunteer work is becoming increasingly unpopular. What effect does this have on the role of civil society? The study ‘The new volunteers’, commissioned by the Migros Culture Percentage, addresses this question and formulates a framework for the civic engagement of the future. The study shows that those who volunteer in …

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Good Practice: Reference for volunteers

Would you know how to write a reference letter for an employee? Probably only very few people can wholeheartedly answer such a question positively… Which special features you should additionally pay attention to when writing a reference for one of your volunteers and, above all, how to attract the attention of a potential future employer with a reference, is another matter altogether.