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The charity sector survives and thrives thanks to people like you - people who volunteer as trustees for the benefit of others. The responsibility of trusteeship, and the volume of legal information on what you should and should not do, however, can be overwhelming. This bestselling guide will help you...
On 17 March 1967, the 26-year-old David Sainsbury wrote out a cheque for GBP5 and established the trust which would become the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. Gatsby's purpose was ambitious: to make the world a better place by taking on some of the social, economic and scientific challenges that face humanity....
Learning/volunteer abroad programmes provide opportunities for cross-cultural understanding, partnership-building, and cooperative development, but there are also significant structural challenges and inequality of opportunity issues that result from these partnerships between host organizations in the Global South and learning/volunteer abroad for development LVA4D participants from the Global North. Learning and Volunteering...
This edited collection explores areas such as social enterprise, capacity building, volunteering and social value, and charts the historical development of the state-third sector relationship, reviewing the major debates and controversies accompanying recent shifts in that relationship.
By John Nickson
In this important book John Nickson, one of the country's most experienced charity fundraisers, argues that a retreating state poses a threat to civil society unless there is a greater commitment to create the social, cultural and intellectual capital needed to sustain it.
By Chen Reis
Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps...
An innovative perspective on the relationship between religion, civil society and development through the prism of faith-based NGOs in West Africa