Little Learners Nurseries and Pre-Schools

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What is the best online donation platform for charities?

We redesigned our website in 2016 (hope you like it, feel free to let us have your suggestions!) When we were thinking about what we wanted, we contemplated having a way for the public to donate online. We’re a locally-focused charity, and we don’t rely on donations to survive - but we’re glad to have the option available. I thought you might find our research helpful, so I’m sharing it with you here. I researched the subject, and found that there are certainly plenty of options out there for charities to choose from. In the end, we decided to focus…
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Mentors have to care!

Over the last twenty years, I have seen the ongoing professionalisation of youth workers leave a tight grip around emotional attachment in mentoring – and while stricter guidelines are undoubtedly necessary for child protection, I have always stood firm in my belief that caring is absolutely essential for effective youth work. Mentors have to care. I can train mentors in health & safety and I can educate them in our company values, but I can’t teach compassion.  When recruiting new mentors, a caring heart and a vision for young people is my number one priority – everything else comes later.…