The Power of
This toolkit offers valuable resources for organising volunteer programmes that facilitate meaningful social interactions, aiding in the reduction of prejudice and fostering mutual understanding among diverse groups.Get Started
So Why a Toolkit?
The Power of Connection has been designed to help people organising and supporting volunteers and volunteer programmes to provide volunteering opportunities which offer prolonged, meaningful social mixing – essential to reducing prejudice and increasing understanding between people from different backgrounds.To the toolkit
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It’s time to explore The Power of Connection. View this introduction for an overview of volunteering.
Unit 1 – Understanding Place
Explore the connections you have locally through your volunteering and consider ways to expand the diversity of your volunteers.
Unit 2 – Bonding, Bridging, and Linking
Find out more about the benefits of building social capital connected to volunteering.
Unit 3: Strengthening Social Cohesion
See which principles may support your volunteering and build social cohesion at the same time.
Unit 4: Choosing Social Cohesion Outcomes
Select the outcomes that fit with the type of volunteering you are engaged in. Remember that every group/organisation is unique.