It’s time to talk about paying volunteers

It’s time to talk about paying volunteers

Should volunteers be paid for their labour? Such a question may seem a contradiction in terms – isn’t the point of volunteering that you give time for free?  But newly published research from Northumbria University’s Centre for International Development and the...
Rethinking the future of volunteering?

Rethinking the future of volunteering?

Globally the Red Cross and Red Crescent have some 11-12 million volunteers. This number fluctuates somewhat depending on what disasters and crises may emerge on any given year, but regardless it is still a significant number of people mobilising to support others....