Case Studies – Skills

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A date with data – skilled volunteering from Nationwide

At the end of 2015, Involve Swindon was contacted by representatives from Nationwide’s Information Management division.  They were interested in understanding more about skilled volunteering and how local charities could […]

Helping long-term unemployed with job-seeking skills

My name is Sophie and I work for Nationwide in the Executive Recruitment team. A few weeks ago our team decided we wanted to use some of our 14 hours […]

HR Help from Hotel

Swindon Marriott’s HR Manager and colleagues delivered two workshops for local charities on common HR issues such as developing policies and creating employment contracts. Representatives from 9 local charities attended […]

Cloud Computing De-Mystified

10 skilled volunteers from Nationwide’s IT department delivered a workshop on cloud computing for 9 local charities in Swindon.  After a short presentation that de-mystified cloud computing, the volunteers & […]

Involve Swindon hosts 10th anniversary celebration

Involve Swindon celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014 and on 26th June held a celebration event at the Swindon Marriott, welcoming friends, old and new, and recognising the fantastic contribution […]

Social ROI

Social Return on Investment Advising a local charity on social return on investment, I found that what, to me, was my bread and butter was, to them,  revolutionary. By the […]

Marketing Advice

Marketing Advice “Asked to help local youth mentoring charity SMASH with their marketing, I didn’t want to do the task for them.  I wanted to give them guidance and share […]

Professional Training

Professional Training Workshops In 2013 business professionals, volunteering through Involve Swindon, ran a series of business skills training courses for voluntary organisations.  The third sector is under increasing pressure to […]

Business Planning

Business Planning for Eastcott Community Organisation Eastcott Community Organisation is a newly formed local group, full of enthusiasm and energy, organising lots of social events to bring their local community […]

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