20 things I learned from #CharityMeetup

browningyork Browning York News, Charity, Voluntary sector, Volunteers

Last night I went along to a Charity Meetup – a networking event aimed at people working for and with charities. As a communications specialist working with not-for-profit organisations, I always enjoy meeting like-minded souls, sharing ideas and best practice from our wonderful – and sometimes challenging – sector. The Charity Meetup events always take a different theme and this …

Communication with volunteers

browningyork Communication audiences, Communication lessons, Engagement, Planning, Volunteers

The literacy charity for which I am a trustee, ABC to read, was recently awarded the Investing in Volunteers quality mark. Like many organisations, we are only able to do the work we do, changing children’s lives, because of our amazing volunteers. So we were delighted to receive recognition for the support we offer them. The process to achieve the …