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Promoting and celebrating innovation and ground-breaking ideas and practice in the volunteering profession.

Each episode we invite special guests to share their learning and creative ideas so we can all push the boundaries and drive the profession to new levels.

Time For Impact Podcast Time For Impact

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Promoting and celebrating innovation and ground-breaking ideas and practice in the volunteering profession.

Each episode we invite special guests to share their learning and creative ideas so we can all push the boundaries and drive the profession to new levels.

    Episode 5, Amy Stow from Shift.MS

    Episode 5, Amy Stow from Shift.MS

    In this episode Matt and Chris meet with Amy Stow from Shift.Ms to discuss their innovative charity for people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).



    We talk about the special co-productive approach the charity takes as a charity by MSers for MSers. We talk about how the charities roots in digital and creative industries shapes their work differently to some other charities, and above all we discuss their groundbreaking volunteering model called 'The Energy'



    Here are some useful links

    The buddy network https://shift.ms/the-buddy-network

    Volunteer / energy pages https://shift.ms/get-involved/volunteer

    The Energy handbook we discuss https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RH1_rTittgdljZIRaGAlX8oJ88CpRmSr/view



    Their amazing films https://shift.ms/films

    or and of course the Time for Impact website www.timeforimpact.co.uk



    Hope you enjoy



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    Episode 4 - UK General Election Special

    Episode 4 - UK General Election Special

    In this episode Chris and Matt discuss their hopes and expectations from politicians seeking our votes in the forthcoming elections in the UK - with a volunteering focus of course.

    We share our thoughts on what we'd like to see in manifestos and create a shortlist of our own.



    A few links of interest for you.



    The NCVO election guides for charities and the Voluntary Sector Manifesto https://www.ncvo.org.uk/get-involved/general-election-2024/



    How to register to vote - be quick registration closes midnight on 18th June.



    https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote?step-by-step-nav=ff81c31c-3282-49df-85a4-013887130110#:~:text=A%20General%20Election%20has%20been%20called,by%2011:59pm%20on%2018%20June%202024.



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    Please do get in touch with ideas for future episodes or to give feedback via podcast@timeforimpact.co.uk



    Do check out our website www.TimeForImpact.co.uk

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    Episode 3- Gemma Richards and Julia Manser - West Glamorgan Volunteering Support Project

    Episode 3- Gemma Richards and Julia Manser - West Glamorgan Volunteering Support Project

    We explore the experiences of Julia Manser and Gemma Richards from the West Glamorgan Volunteering Support Project on their experiences of getting local partners to collaborate over the planning of volunteering.

    In particular we explore their efforts to build more fliud passporting between agencies to enable volunteers to support multiple agencies.



    You can read more about their work here https://www.westglamorgan.org.uk/wgvs/

    Do check out their resources and videos.



    If you want to suggest new guests for our podcast do please email us on podcast@timeforimpact.co.uk



    Please do follow the podcast to ensure you don't miss future episodes, and please do rate us if you can. We'd really appreciate that.



    To find out more about consultancy and training solutions from Time for Impact please go to www.TimeForImpact.co.uk

    • 42 min
    Time For Impact Podcast, Episode 2, Matthew Hick Part Two

    Time For Impact Podcast, Episode 2, Matthew Hick Part Two

    The second part of our conversation with Matt Hick, Head of Volunteering at the Science Museum Group and Chair of Heritage Volunteering Group.

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    Time For Impact Podcast, Episode 1, Matthew Hick part one

    Time For Impact Podcast, Episode 1, Matthew Hick part one

    In this part one of two episodes to kick off the Time For Impact Podcast we hear from Matthew Hick, Head of Volunteering of the Science Museum Group and Chair of the Heritage Volunteering Group.



    Do check out the Heritage Volunteering site and youtube channel



    https://heritagevolunteeringgroup.org.uk/

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWv49rsHge9lQJZ3yAKja1A



    We also discuss ways to track success of impact and diversity work and listeners will find these links we mentioned useful;



    https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/english-indices-of-deprivation

    https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council



    Most of all do check out our own Time For Impact website



    www.TimeForImpact.co.uk



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    let us know if podcast ideas via podcast@timeforimpact.co.uk

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