Alexandra Ankrah of the Social Action Team talks about volunteering with Team London and her work to sustain and spread volunteering in health and social care among the over-50s.
How can the commitment and skill of volunteers best be harnessed? The Social Action Team is backing a range of exciting approaches.
In Volunteers' Week, Director of the Office for Civil Society Mark Fisher celebrates civil servant volunteers who put their time and skills at the service of others and enhance their own lives in the process.
After 16 years in the Civil Service, Elizabeth Dymond is now a director of The Charity for Civil Servants and about to take part in its biggest fundraising event, the Walking Challenge – and you can join her.
Dan Grishin says National Citizen Service has given him the confidence to make a difference to his own life and the lives of others - and it's already taken him to No. 10!
Driving test manager Chas Perkins gives top marks for his experience as one of the first volunteers for a Civil Service programme to inspire schoolchildren about careers in government.
The leaders blog post on the Spending Review drew a big response from civil servants. Here, Jeremy Heywood and John Manzoni reply to some of your comments.
Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson encourages us to support #GivingTuesday and considers all the ways we can get involved in giving and volunteering.
Mark Sedwill, incoming chair of the Civil Service Lifeboat Fund and Home Office Permanent Secretary, looks at the mutual benefits of volunteering.
To mark Volunteers' Week, Sir Jeremy Heywood celebrates the thousands of civil servants who volunteer for good causes and announces new Civil Service support for volunteering.