Research and Insight News

Make volunteering in sport more appealing for disabled people – new research finds

New research released today on International Volunteer Day (5 December) will enable providers to improve their volunteering opportunities, especially for disabled people. The report, ‘Encouraging disabled people to volunteer in sport’, explores the barriers to volunteering and the drivers that could improve its appeal. Cerebral Palsy Sport alongside the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) and […]

Celebrating our Volunteers on International Volunteer Day 2017

Today, 5th December marks International Volunteer Day (IVD). Volunteers for Cerebral Palsy Sport contribute a huge amount of time and energy to support the charity and help achieve our vision. We simply could not do it without our volunteers! Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy Sport can cover many different activities from being a sporting official to […]

Working towards better support for volunteers with a disability

Cerebral Palsy Sport is working with the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) and the other National Disability Sports Organisations (NDSOs) to understand how to better support people with a range of disabilities to volunteer. Revealing Reality is a research company undertaking the research and they are looking for some people speak to about their experiences or […]

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week 2017

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place from 1st-7th June every year. Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy Sport covers many different activities and formats from being a sporting official to a trustee on the board, from educating to fundraising. we strive to make […]

Its a #BigThankYou to the UK’s sporting volunteers

BBC Sports Personality of the Year takes place this Sunday 18th December in Birmingham. The event will once again be celebrating the fantastic sporting success of our nation, and amongst the 16 nominees this year is Paralympian Kadeena Cox. Kadeena represented England at the CPISRA World Games in Nottingham in 2015 winning the T37 100m […]

Celebrating International Volunteers Day 2016

International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5th December was designated by the United Nations in 1985 as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism. Cerebral Palsy Sport rely on volunteers across the charity – volunteers  contribute vital time and energy to support us to achieve our vision. Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy […]

Carillion joins the Nottingham 2015 Games Starters to inspire the next generation

Cerebral Palsy Sport are delighted to announce Carillion plc as the lead sponsor for the Nottingham 2015 CPISRA World Games Volunteer Games Starter Programme. August 2015 will see Nottingham host the return of the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association’s World Games, a platform that allows athletes with cerebral palsy from across the globe […]

Have you been selected? World Games select Volunteers

Nottingham 2015 marked 200 days to go to the CPISRA World Games by notifying all the Games Starter volunteers who have been selected for the Games. Over 200 volunteers have been selected to support the Games by volunteering in a wide range of roles. In the coming weeks, Team Leader Volunteers will be notified and […]