Challenging the inclusivity of volunteering

Following recent Austrian research which challenges the view that volunteering is necessarily an inclusive activity, an IVR researcher takes a look at different aspects of the UK data in the NCVO article ‘Is volunteering really open to all?’ at http://blogs.ncvo.org.uk/2014/12/04/is-volunteering-really-open-to-all/.

Continue reading Challenging the inclusivity of volunteering

A toolkit to make equalities work

Thanks to Sandy Adirondack’s Legal Update for the following: the Race Equality Foundation has published a 16-page toolkit for voluntary and community organisations on using and complying with the Equality Act. Intended primarily for organisations working with children, young people and families, but suitable for other organisations as well.

Continue reading A toolkit to make equalities work