New Issue of Voluntary Sector Review available

The July 2016 issue of Voluntary Sector Review can be found on our journal page including links to abstracts of the articles. 

A print copy of Voluntary Sector Review is a benefit of being a member of VSSN.  You can find details of other benefits and how to join here.

Policy Press are also promoting a free article for July.  This is : “From ‘contractors to the state’ to ‘protectors of public value’? Relations between non-profit housing hybrids and the state in England” by David Mullins and Tricia Jones (Vol 6, No. 3. November 2015)

Free online access to Voluntary Sector Review during Volunteers’ week

As part of Volunteers’ ‘week’ (1st to 12th June) Policy Press is making all issues of Voluntary Sector Review (VSR) available to read, absolutely free, for the entire period.  Just click here to access the journal.

As part of the week, Bernard Harris, co-editor of VSR has written a blog about the unique space that the journal provides for reflection on volunteering and the voluntary sector and its crucial role as a ‘critical friend’ to the sector.

If you enjoy reading the journal please consider joining VSSN (where membership benefits include print copies of VSR) or encouraging your organisation or institution to subscribe (details of discounts here).

May Day Conference – Bookings now open

The next day conference will be held on 19th May 2016 in Sheffield.  The topic is ‘The Future of Voluntary Action in Unsettled Times’.  The full programme, which includes a keynote paper from Pete Alcock, can be seen on our event page where you can also book to attend.

12th AGM of VSSN

The 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of VSSN will be held from 12.30 to 12.45 during the Day Conference on 26th November 2015 in London. The Agenda and Minutes from last year’s AGM can be found here. The draft Annual Report and Accounts for 2014-15 is also now available.
There are still places for the Day Conference – See the programme and book here now!