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Virtual volunteering Mission

Since 2007 the Canterbury & Herne Bay Volunteer Centre has been supporting, promoting and developing volunteering opportunities within the Canterbury District. As technology continues to evolve, people are looking for new ways to volunteer in a non-traditional way keeping up with the new technologies and trying to better time-manage their lives in this busy world.Continue reading “Virtual volunteering Mission”

Lawyers set up buddy scheme to help elderly during coronavirus isolation

Press release from 19 March 2020 Staff from law firm Furley Page have set up a telephone buddy system to offer companionship and support to elderly members of the community who need to self-isolate due to the coronavirus outbreak.  Lawyers Val Prosser and Melanie Christodoulou, who are the regional co-ordinators for Re-engage, have set up theContinue reading “Lawyers set up buddy scheme to help elderly during coronavirus isolation”

Getting ready for Virtual Volunteering Workshop

As part of our new Virtual Volunteering initiative, we would like to invite you to our forthcoming workshop. This is an introductory session aimed at organisations who: Wish to find out more about this new service Are interested or thinking about utilising virtual volunteers Want to increase their range of volunteering opportunities Wish to increaseContinue reading “Getting ready for Virtual Volunteering Workshop”

Virtual Volunteering

We are piloting this project in the Canterbury district as this district has a mix of both urban and rural areas.  We aim to work with a number of organisations to explore and co-produce resources to support and increase the development of virtual volunteering opportunities across the District. In terms of volunteers, we will beContinue reading “Virtual Volunteering”

Training

We run regular workshops and training session for both volunteers and organisations that utilise volunteers. Our aim with these events, is to both increase volunteers’ knowledge and awareness of the opportunities available to them and to engage organisations to better manage their volunteers. For further details of current events please refer to our News pageContinue reading “Training”


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