Archive of: volunteering

The importance of celebrating and sustaining volunteering beyond Covid-19

Coronavirus has shone a rare light on the significant contribution volunteers are making to communities – from supporting activities that help people feel connected to each other, to practical support for vulnerable residents. Phillip Vincent, ACRE’s Public Relations & Communications Manager, reflects on #VolunteersWeek and argues that as the effects of Covid-19 begins to subside and public interest in the virus wanes - the efforts of volunteers must not be forgotten.

Volunteers' Week 2018

ACRE is proud to be supporting Volunteers’ Week from 1 - 7 June 2018. It is an annual celebration of the contribution that millions of volunteers across the UK make to their communities.

The power of working together

Staff at ACRE Network organisations identify funding, support volunteers and encourage partners to work together for the benefit of rural communities; they play an extremely valuable role and one to be celebrated during Volunteers Week.

Countryside is not just for summer

What a fabulous summer 2014 is turning out to be (unless you are a national sporting hero) and let’s hope it lasts throughout the school holidays.

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