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DCMS invited to join Vision for Volunteering

For those who attended the Vision for a Volunteering event, which was part of the Connecting Communities Conference 2022, you might be interested to see the report which was featured in the latest DCMS email bulletin where it stated:

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Charities and Volunteering

On 14 June, Minister for Sport, Tourism, Heritage and Civil Society, Nigel Huddleston, was invited to speak at the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Charities and Volunteering on the launch of the Vision for Volunteering, a sector-led initiative setting an ambitious direction for volunteering for the next ten years.

Minister Huddleston thanked the lead organisations, highlighting the role of volunteering, and talked about how crucial volunteers are to many sectors.

The Minister was delighted to accept the invitation for DCMS to join the formal Vision for Volunteering governance structure and DCMS look forward to continuing to provide support in realising this vision.

Vision for Volunteering launches soon

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Over the past year, a number of national body partners have been pulling together England’s first Volunteering Strategy – Vision for Volunteering. This is going to be launched at the Birmingham Volunteer Expo in May , but don’t worry Support Cambridgeshire have secured some exciting news around this which we will be realising in the coming weeks, so watch this space.