How The University Of East London Boosted Their Student Employability

The ability for universities to prepare students with the skills and experience required by businesses is critical in today’s competitive economy. Students at The University of East London (UEL) are offered the chance to build a strong portfolio of voluntary work placements within local, national, public and third sector organisations, giving them the experience and …

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Park Champions

Welcome to the Special edition of the Park Champions newsletter Our Park Champions celebrated! Last Thursday, 6th October, we were delighted to host our annual celebration event at The Podium Bar & Kitchen. It was a fantastic evening that enabled us to say thank you to you – the volunteers who have participated in a …

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Euro Hockey 2015 – 3 Lessons Learnt

The 2015 Unibet EuroHockey Championships took place over nine days during August 2015 and was the biggest event that England Hockey had ever run in terms of volunteers and spectators. The event consisted of 16 international teams from 11 countries and was broadcast on BBC Television. As you can imagine organising a competition of this …

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How Manchester Sports Development Team tripled their volunteer numbers in 6 months

Manchester Sports Development team are part of Manchester City Council (MCC). They are responsible for the development of leisure provision through volunteering, education and the sustainability of sports clubs. Prior to using VolunteerKinetic an annual brochure was distributed to sports clubs, leisure facilities and libraries containing information on local clubs and volunteer contacts. The process …

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CSP News: Manage Your School Volunteering Programmes

New VolunteerKinetic Update Allows Your Schools To Manage Their School Games, Sports Leaders, Duke Of Edinburgh And Citizenship Awards The new features in VolunteerKinetic version 6.5 have been specifically built to assist CSPs with managing their schools volunteer programmes. By implementing VolunteerKinetic you would be giving schools in your area the ability to promote and …

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Why It Is Important For Volunteers To Link To Facebook and Twitter

When volunteers first register they end up on their social media page where they are given the option to link their new account with their Facebook or Twitter account.  Many volunteers are keen to join a specific opportunity or are unsure about what messages will be sent to their social media account, so they choose to skip this step and …

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Version 6.5 Update

Version 6.5 of VolunteerKinetic has now been rolled out across all systems. It represents a minor update to the software and contains the following key features. Ability to Share Opportunities With Other Systems You can now request your system to be linked with another system, allowing you to promote your opportunities to a wider cohort …

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