UK-wide evaluation of the Millenium Volunteers Programme

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Davis Smith, Justin; Ellis, Angela; Howlett, Steven
Publisher
NCVO
Date of publication
1 July 2002
Subject(s)
Volunteering, Children and Young People, Education and Skills, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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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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