A life-changing experience

Sonja Heineck reports on her time as volunteer marketing manager at a bush school and wildlife orphanage in South Africa. The post is now open for applicants able to work for twelve months from February 2017.

The tough life of charities

The public and the media have become more critical of charities. The House of Commons Public Administration Committee has condemned the fundraising activities of many. Chris Rogers discusses the reputational challenges facing organisations in the third sector.

Call for contributions on charity PR

Guest editor Paula Keaveney introduces a forthcoming special issue on charity PR with a call for contributions from students and practitioners.

Final call to attend Wilderness Festival for free

Here’s a final call for volunteers who want free tickets to the Wilderness Festival while also helping out one of Britain’s best charities. Fans wanting free access to Wilderness, which takes place in Oxfordshire from 4-7 August, can avoid the ticket charge and do something brilliant for a good cause, by signing up to become a volunteer with War Child.

‘Get up and dance’ to help hearts

Dancers around Britain are being urged to showcase their talents in a national competition. Launched by a former heart patient, the UK Dance Elite Championship will raise money for national charity Heart Research UK as well as offering the winner a life-changing prize.