Celebrating Birmingham’s unsung heroes!

The awards form part of Volunteers' Week, a national celebration of volunteering each June.

When volunteers connect with their isolated neighbours, everyone benefits

Citizens from Tyburn, north-east of Birmingham city centre, have been rewarded for the work they are doing to help improve connections in their local community. Volunteers from Community Organisers - a project set up...

Hundreds turn out for John Taylor Hospice Family Walk and Fun Day

Brightly coloured balloons lined the streets of Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield as families walked together in memory of loved ones and in support of John Taylor Hospice. Nearly 150 people gathered at the Hollyfields Centre...

Do you have what it takes to become a Shared Lives Carer?

On average, placing someone in a Shared Lives Arrangement can save Local Authorities/NHS up to £26K annually, in comparison to other forms of long-term care. Find out how you can get involved:

Top 5 Reasons to Join Fastlaners and Secure Your Dream Job!

Fastlaners is a free 5 day course that equips you with the tools, techniques and inspiration to secure a job that you love. The programme will supercharge your confidence, skills and knowledge using a whole person approach to finding meaningful employment.

Dressing the unemployed ready for success

When going for a job interview everyone wants to make a good first impression.  But what if you've been unemployed for a long time or you're struggling to get by on benefits; the expense...

4 ways to get your family involved in charity work and volunteering

Getting families into charitable work is easier than you think, and it doesn’t involve as much time and energy as you may expect. Here are four ways to get the ball rolling:

John Taylor Hospice’s first charity shop attracts crowds

Birmingham’s John Taylor Hospice has opened its first charity shop in its hundred year history – right in the heart of Erdington.

Why work in the charity sector?

Charity work is not only an altruistic act to serve others and be of use to society. It is also part of your career choice. High motivation, flexibility and a real desire to help might just be the magic combination to succeed in the field

‘Multiplying’ a free online training platform to positively impact volunteer management

14 organisations recently gathered in Birmingham to hear more about the Levol-app project and the innovative platform on Volunteer Management. The Levol-app project has entered its final stretch and the online platform, available in five...