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Understanding Autism - Part 1
Understanding Autism - Part 1
This two part course gives an introduction to Autism......read more

02-Nov-2020Civil Society - Government warns of Charities and Donors at Risk of Fraud amid Pandemic Criminals have stolen over £3 Million from charities during the pandemic, according to the Charity Commission. The regulator s..

Volunteering and Re-integrating adults

I made a leap of faith from the private sector to the third sector just over 9 months ago. I wanted my 40 hours a week to actually have an impact in real terms….not profit….but people. So I came to work for wHoo Cares, a small organisation with big dreams. With a team of only 3 staff and 30 volunteers, our aim is to tackle social isolation and support vulnerable adults in a rural area of Medway. Previously I worked for a facilities management company that employed over 300 staff and although I managed staff I had a wonderful HR department that I could turn to for support. We butted heads a few times but at the end of the day they had the knowledge and experience to make the right decisions and it was their call. The buck stopped with them…. read more

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Ex-offenders and Volunteering

I have worked in the third sector for over a decade - and yet I’ve only worked alongside ex-offender volunteers a handful of times. It wasn’t until Medway Volunteer Network started to speak to so many organisations that support ex-offenders, and those who welcome them as volunteers, that I really began to question, why?  read more

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