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JVN Receive the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

We are proud to announce The Jewish Volunteering Network (JVN) has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. JVN was nominated for the award, seen as the equivalent of an MBE for the voluntary sector and represents the highest accolade for any UK charity.

Wohl JVN Volunteering Awards 2016

The Jewish community gathered at the Arts Depot, North Finchley on Tuesday 1st November to recognise the achievements of volunteers. The shortlisted nominees, selected from a pool of 120 nominations from 60 charities and representatives from their charities, watched as the winners were announced in each of the ten categories. The ceremony was compèred by renowned journalist Lord Daniel Finkelstein OBE and musical entertainment was provided by acapella group, The Four Sons.

Volunteers' Week Leaflet

Luks is in for JVN

The Jewish Volunteering Network (JVN) was honoured to welcome Dr Allan Luks from Fordham University, NY, a world-renowned expert on volunteerism and the non-profit sector.

Volunteering: Can it Improve your Mental Health?

It has been long established that volunteering has the power to improve the well-being of the volunteer. However, more recently, those in the medical profession have proposed prescribing volunteering as an alternative to medicine for some patients with mental illnesses.

Ros Preston OBE Celebrates 80 Years of Achievement

Almost 100 women attended a special ladies’ brunch on Sunday 17th January to celebrate the 80th birthday of Ros Preston OBE, JVN President and ‘professional volunteer’. The event, which took place at The Grove Hotel, was a celebration of Ros’ ongoing and phenomenal contribution to volunteering, with many of the attendees being former colleagues of hers in the voluntary sector.

JVN's First Comedy Evening is a Barrel of Laughs!

A packed room full of Jewish people were treated to JVN’S FIRST COMEDY NIGHT featuring half-American, half-Israeli comedian Avi Liberman.

Winners Crowned at JVN Awards

Individuals and teams in 13 different categories were singled out as winners at the Wohl JVN Volunteering Awards 2015.

JVN Joins Europe in Remembering Srebrenica

JVN sends a delegation of volunteers to assist in a commemoration of the Srebrenica genocide, held at Westminster Abbey.

Yoni Jesner Awards Honours Young Volunteers

The Yoni Jesner Awards was held on Thursday 2nd July at the Camden Centre, London. JVN hosted the event along with the JLGB, the awards programme being a programme coordinated under the banner of JLGB’s new umbrella initiative for youth volunteering in the Jewish community, evolve, and a partnership between the two organisations.

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