Groups to try for volunteer funds

Indira Das-Gupta

CSV and the End Child Poverty coalition of charities are planning to bid for government funding so they can engage more volunteers to work with disadvantaged children once the Year of the Volunteer ends.

The initiative follows the youth and children month of the Year in February, which was highly effective in recruiting new volunteers.

The charities hope to use the funding to build on the success of the month by recruiting more volunteers to work on issues of child poverty.

Jonathan Stern, director of End Child Poverty, said: "We have been in talks with CSV and are looking at how we can engage the public directly to help children from low-income families."

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Already registered?
Sign in
Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

Latest Jobs

RSS Feed

Third Sector Insight

Sponsored webcasts, surveys and expert reports from Third Sector partners


Expert Hub

Insurance advice from Markel

Safeguarding in the Third Sector

Safeguarding in the Third Sector

Partner Content: Presented By Markel

Safeguarding - the process of making sure that children and vulnerable adults are protected from harm - is a big concern for organisations in the third sector.

Third Sector Logo

Get our bulletins. Read more articles. Join a growing community of Third Sector professionals

Register now