Volunteering News

A #BigThankYou to Cerebral Palsy Sport volunteers

The #BigThankYou is back – an annual celebration in December of the hundreds and thousands of volunteers who make sport and recreation happen up and down the country. The campaign, led by BBC Get Inspired and The Sport and Recreation Alliance , showcases the enormous contribution of our 5.6 million sport volunteers to their local […]

International Volunteer Day 2019

International Volunteer Day (IVD), is an opportunity to promote volunteering globally. This year, on 5th December 2019, the UN Volunteers are marking #IVD2019 with the theme “Volunteer for an inclusive future“, focusing on the pursuit of equality – including inclusion – through volunteerism. Volunteering provides opportunities for people, particularly those often excluded, to concretely impact their own lives and play […]

Volunteers’ Week 2019

Cerebral Palsy Sport will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to the charity and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June.  Volunteering at Cerebral Palsy Sport can cover many different activities from being a sporting official to a trustee on the board, from educating […]

Student Volunteering Week 2019

Student Volunteering Week 2019 takes place from 11th – 17th February. It is the 18th year that Student Volunteering Week is taking place. Student volunteers are a key part of the volunteering network, and an opportunity for students to develop their skills and become involved in the local communities. Cerebral Palsy Sport’s student volunteers include Young […]

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 […]