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100,000 skilled volunteers needed to support the UK’s environmental charities, says Pilotlight

9 October 2023

New research from Pilotlight estimates that 100,000 skilled “climate volunteers” are needed to accelerate environmental action in the UK. Published today, the findings reveal an urgent need amongst environmental charities for professional support from skilled volunteers.

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Will the Big Help Out be an ‘unprecedented’ volunteering event or a ‘damp squib’?

20 April 2023

Ed Mayo, chief executive at Pilotlight says projects like the Big Help Out are welcome in their own right for the good that they can do, “but with needs so acute across the voluntary sector, it is vital that this doesn’t obscure the need for more radical action to nurture a more participatory and caring society”.