Tag Archives: volunteering

I didn’t predict a riot!

This week I have been using a week of my summer holiday to work with the nice people at YouthNet. During my time so far I’ve made little tinkers here and there and I’ve brought a fresh outlook to the … Continue reading

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From unemployment to volunteering to employment…

During those dark dreary, post-University days that move so slowly through the Autumn and Winter that I, like so many others thought to myself, “Where have all my friends gone?”, “What am I doing?” and “Was all that money really … Continue reading

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Volunteers Week at YouthNet – Thanks to our Live Chat Moderators

Day two of Volunteers Week and it’s time to recognise another group of YouthNet volunteers – Live Chat Moderators. Four times a week we open up the chat room on TheSite.org for a two hour group chat session. Three out … Continue reading

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White paper on giving announces funding for Do-it

The Government has announced their White Paper on Giving today, setting out new policies for charitable giving and confirming over £1m of funding for YouthNet’s volunteering database Do-it. The funding will be provided by the Cabinet Office, the Department of Work and … Continue reading

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Do-it syndication partners

YouthNet syndicates the Do-it service to a number of corporate partners, to help expand and enhance their employee volunteering schemes. Built in partnership with the Volunteer Centre network, Do-it is the UK’s leading volunteering website. There are over 1.6 million … Continue reading

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Do-it Volunteer Satisfaction Survey 2010

Between 12 November 2009 and 5 January 2010, 2,332 registered users of Do-it completed YouthNet’s Volunteer Satisfaction Survey. Almost a quarter (22%) of respondents said they had been inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games to volunteer The … Continue reading

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v – the youth volunteering charity

v exists to champion youth volunteering in England and inspire a new generation of young volunteers aged 16-25.  In July 2008, the Lifetracks consortium (Foyer Federation, Rathbone, Skill and YouthNet) was awarded a grant of £1.48m from the v Match … Continue reading

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BAA Communities Trust and the Do-it Tour

What is the project about? In 2008 the BAA Communities Trust generously donated £55,000 to YouthNet, to fund the London region of the Do-it Tour. Launched in 2000, Do-it is the most diverse and comprehensive national database of volunteering opportunities … Continue reading

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BBC No Home Season

YouthNet and BBC “No Home” Season –  using the power of Do-it to inspire and engage BBC viewers in volunteering. What was the project all about? Launched on 18th November 2006, the No Home season coincided with the 40th anniversary … Continue reading

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