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Greenforce a UK based international non profit organisation, working at the request of the host country and partners. Humanitarian aid, conservation, sports aid and marine conservation round the world for college credit. No experience required as full training provided. Work for and alongside the local partner in groups or individual placements.  Visit site
This new website launched by the UK government acts as a gateway for volunteering opportunities for young people in England. Aimed at 16 to 25-year-olds, the site features blogs, question and answer forums, a chatroom, case studies and volunteering opportunities with charities including the British Red Cross and Global Xchange.  Visit site
More about: Young volunteers
Year Out Group 
The Year Out Group is a non-profit association of leading year out organizations in UK. It works to promote the concept and benefits of well-structured year out programmes, to promote models of good practice and to help young people and their advisers in selecting suitable and worthwhile projects.    Visit site
More about: Young volunteers
Volunteering England 
Volunteering England is the national volunteer development organization for England. It works across the voluntary, public and private sectors to raise the profile of volunteering as a powerful force for change.   Visit site
i-to-i offers "reliable and challenging" volunteer projects for people who want to make a difference on their travels. A wide variety of volunteer experiences are available throughout the world, along with quality TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) training.   Visit site
Volunteering in UK's health and social care 
UK's National Volunteering Centre provides a list of hospitals and other volunteer-involving organizations for those interested in volunteering to improve health. Volunteer opportunities range from giving first aid training, assisting surgeries to providing meals to homeless and delivering food to old people. Other resources include good practice tips for volunteers and their administrators, facts and figures, and case studies.  Visit site
More about: Health
A Rough Guide to a Better World 
The Department for International Development (DFID) is urging British people to use their power as consumers to help help meet MDG #1 and the other MDGs. A free printed guide to ethical consumerism and an interactive website feature people from developing countries telling their own stories.  Visit site
More about: Advocacy  MDGs: General
Volunteering Hub’s Good Practice Bank 
The Good Practice Bank, hosted by Volunteering England, brings together articles, information sheets, case studies, links and other helpful guidance on a range of volunteering issues. The Bank will grow and evolve as more information is added to it.  Importantly, it allows users to share their documents with other volunteering organizations.  Visit site
More about: Management
Just About Managing? Effective management for voluntary organisations and community groups 
Are you aware of "Just About Managing (JAM)? Effective management for voluntary organisations and community groups"? This publication is an introductory management guide that covers many of the problems and issues faced by those who work with volunteers in voluntary and community organizations.   Visit site
More about: Management
Investing in Volunteers 
Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for all organizations that involve volunteers in their work. The Standard enables organizations to comprehensively review their volunteer management, and also publicly demonstrates their commitment to volunteering. The Standard is managed locally by the lead volunteer development agency of each individual country of the UK.  Visit site
More about: Infrastructure  Management

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