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26 May 2011
VSO and Peace Corps link up in 'special relationship'
London, UK: Volunteering is part of the US-UK ‘special relationship’, said Barack Obama and David Cameron who announced that the two countries would continue working together through the Peace Corps and VSO. Read article13 October 2009
UK volunteers roost on Parliament's roof urging to meet climate change challenges
London, UK: Fifty-five Greenpeace volunteers Sunday scaled the walls of the UK's Houses of Parliament and occupied the roof to call for a new style of politics in Britain, one capable of rising to meet the challenge of climate change. Read article
More about: Activism
Welsh volunteers get their annual chance to shine
Cardiff, Wales, UK: Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) is calling for nominations for its annual award scheme which rewards and recognizes the people who keep the wheels of Wales’s vibrant third sector turning. Read article
More about: Management
British politician mucks in for IVD
Brent, London, UK: Brent Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament (MP) Sarah Teather and her entire office team will spend International Volunteer Day working with local charitable organizations.
British Red Cross
All services provided by the British Red Cross rely on volunteers who selflessly give their time to help others. It offers a wide range of volunteering opportunities in different sectors accross the organization. Read article