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Peter Olawaye

Trustee,
Leap Confronting Conflict

Peter has ten years of experience working with underrepresented groups, particularly young people. This involved working on projects with the Hackney Council for Voluntary Service, Met Police, British Youth Council and Elevation Networks. His previous roles include being a programme manager for social action charity Envision, setting up and running his own social enterprise for four years as well as volunteering in prisons across the UK supporting inmates to make better life choices and reduce chances of reoffending. He currently serves as a trustee for Leap Confronting Conflict and is a programme lead for the EY Foundation, supporting young people as risk of becoming NEET into employment.

Gain the latest insights from volunteering leads delivering innovative approaches to broadening diversity and enhancing access across the voluntary sector

  • Assessing how charities can drive new recruitment and marketing strategies which move their volunteering base beyond the ‘civic core’
  • Exploring practical insights on transforming volunteering provision with flexible and informal opportunities to attract hard to reach groups
  • Evaluating how charities can deliver more value for volunteers in terms of skill development and personal well being
  • Exploring what makes an organisation accessible to new volunteers and how this can attract diversity