UK-wide evaluation of the Millenium Volunteers Programme
- Document type
- Davis Smith, Justin; Ellis, Angela; Howlett, Steven
- Date of publication
- 1 July 2002
- Volunteering, Children and Young People, Education and Skills, Employment
- Social welfare
- Material type
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The Millennium Volunteers programme is a UK-wide government supported initiative designed to promote sustained volunteering among young people aged 16-24.
MV is based on nine key principles: sustained personal commitment, community benefit, voluntary participation, inclusiveness, ownership by young people, variety, partnership, quality, and recognition. Beyond the nine principles, MV has different operational and delivery structures in the four home counties.
Millennium Volunteers aims to encourage all young people to take ownership of their volunteering. In addition, within Scotland and Wales a distinct young person-led programme strand has been developed.
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