Awards

We are Investing in Volunteers accredited – again!

Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for best practice Volunteer Management and Our Parklife successfully received the accreditation in May 2017. Assessments take place every three years and on the 29th January 2021, we found out that Our Parklife was successful in gaining the renewal after a reassessment process that took place throughout …

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East Works Awards 2018

This year the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) East Works Awards, (formerly the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Apprenticeship Awards) took place on 1st November 2018 at Here East on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. It is an annual celebration of the diversity of talent, innovation and businesses on and around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park who participate …

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Our Parklife Highly Commended at the 2017 Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards

We are delighted to announce that Our Parklife has been awarded a Highly Commended Award in the The Experian Award for Building Stronger Communities category at the Business at the Community  Responsible Business Awards Gala last night. The Award recognises Our Parklife’s commitment to being a catalyst for local regeneration in East London; connecting local …

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We are accredited!

On 5th May, we found out that Our Parklife was successful in gaining the Investing in Volunteers (IiV) Accreditation – the UK quality standard for best practice in Volunteer Management. This comes after over a year of hard work to get all the documentation and evidence in place, demonstrating the amazing contribution that you Park …

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Our Parklife shortlisted for the 2017 Responsible Business Awards

We are delighted to announce that Our Parklife has been shortlisted for the UK’s longest running and most prestigious awards programme, championing responsible business in the UK and abroad. Now in their 20th year, the Awards champion the most inspiring businesses who are making a difference by taking action to build more inclusive workplaces, stronger …

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Investing in Volunteers Assessment – thank you!

On behalf of all Our Parklife team, we’d like to tell you a massive thank you to all our volunteers’ support and thank those that were interviewed by the Investing in Volunteers assessor. During this two day assessment, thirty three volunteers were interviewed. Our assessor was really impressed by all our volunteers, their commitment and the sense …

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Our Parklife embarks on Investing in Volunteers quality mark

Investing in Volunteers Our Parklife has embarked on a process to work towards the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management; ‘Investing in Volunteers’ (IiV). Investing in Volunteers (IiV) helps organisations who work with volunteers to check the quality of their management and involvement, prove and improve the effectiveness of their work and …

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