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Volunteering during Covid-19: human connection in a global pandemic


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1 June marks the start of Volunteer’s Week 2020 and this year, it’s even more poignant given the critical role that volunteers have played in the response to Covid-19. Anna Charles sat down with Catherine Johnstone CBE, Chief Executive of the Royal Voluntary Service, to find out about volunteering during Covid-19, the NHS Volunteer Responders scheme and how we can ensure that widespread community engagement can last beyond the current crisis and into the long term.

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