Celebrating volunteers

Petition to increase mileage rates for volunteers

Canterbury District Volunteer Centre have been running a Social Transport scheme taking predominantly older people to medical and social appointments, across the district and beyond, for many years.  This service utilizes volunteer drivers who use their own cars to undertake these journeys.  Due to the current relentless increase in fuel costs, this is directly impacting…

AGM

Annual General Meeting

All are welcome to our forthcoming online AGM on Tuesday 23rd November At this event we will: review recent activities present a financial report discuss our intentions for the future As an additional aspect this year, we are proposing to change our name from the Canterbury and Herne Bay Volunteer Centre to the Canterbury District…

Workshop

Skills for Volunteers Courses:

We are delighted to announce the first of a series of “Skills for Volunteers” courses as part of the Response programme from Kent Adult Education. These courses will cover: The benefits of volunteering The role and responsibilities of being a volunteer How volunteering can improve skills and offer relevant experience. Who is this course aimed at: Those…

Forum | Resources

Forum: Come join us, pick our brains, and/or sign up for a 1:1 session!

As part of our Virtual Volunteering initiative, we would like to invite you to our forthcoming forum aimed at organisations who utilise volunteers This session is aimed at: Organisations who: Wish to find out more about virtual volunteering Are interested or thinking about utilizing virtual volunteers Want to increase their range of volunteering opportunities Wish…

Befriending | Volunteering opportunities

BELIVE Befriending Volunteer

BELIVE’s Purposes: To provide a person-centred befriending service for local people with a learning disability aged 18 plus who live in Medway or Kent. Either face to face, telephone service or both.  Due to Covid, this will now be via telephone, zoom, or Whatsapp Video. To promote a sense of belonging, improve self-esteem, confidence, identity,…

Volunteering opportunities

Digital Champion Volunteer

Project Background: Digital technology is at the heart of how public life functions now. While it has become integral to all aspects of social economics, many people remain digitally excluded. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), in 2019 there were 4.8 million adults in the UK, or 9% of the adult UK population,…