In the video below, I outline in under 3 minutes why being a Trustee is the very best volunteer role there is. If you cannot bear looking at my face for that long, and I do not blame you, then you can read my blog article explaining similar arguments.
Category Archives: Dominic Pinkney
Covid-19 Volunteer Response: Boats Analogy
As I have been asked a few times, here is my boats analogy for explaining the volunteering response to Covid-19 in the UK. It helps explain the different speeds and approaches of the different participants in society and also how they have come together. Mutual Aid Groups – DinghiesMutual Aid Groups (MAGs) and similar were …
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Participaction – The new name for volunteering
I have been in denial. No, I am not doing a bad joke about a river in Egypt, but referring to my coming around to the notion that the word ‘volunteer’ is not as cool and sexy as it used to be. The concept of giving time to help others is still very much cool, …
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Who is the Dominic Pinkney person?
Well, Dominic Pinkney (that’s me, but I’m writing in the third person) is a voluntary sector CEO, with specific expertise on volunteering. He is the CEO of two amazing Volunteer Centres: Volunteer Centre Camden (VCC) Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre (HFVC) He is also the CEO of Works4U, a not-for-profit social enterprise whose social mission …