Volunteer Centre (Kensington and Chelsea)

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Alternative Name Kensington and Chelsea Volunteer Bureau
Description Organisation providing volunteering opportunities in the Royal Borough.
Address Canalside House 383 Ladbroke Grove
W10 5AA
Telephone 020 8960 3722 (Telephone & Minicom)
Fax 020 8960 3750
Email registrations@voluntarywork.org.uk
Contact Andrew Croxford (Volunteer Services Manager)
Hours Office: Monday to Friday, 10am - 4pm
Drop-in: Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm
Services See Notes
Transport Tube: Ladbroke Grove (Hammersmith and City Line)
Bus: 52, 452, 70, 295, 316, 23
Newsletter Monthly newsletter
Eligibility Must be at least 16 years old
Notes The Volunteer Centre aims to champion rewarding volunteering opportunities and promote volunteering as a force for change and social good.

Our goal is to promote volunteering opportunities that have a positive impact on volunteers, charities and the community. WE think that getting involved in the community makes people feel better about themselves and others. We also think that our local charities can grow and become stronger through the support that volunteers provide.

What we do
●We connect volunteers with organisations that need help.
● We provide advice and guidance, including courses, for organisations in good practice in managing and supporting their volunteers.
● We run a back to work job club helping people with job search skills.
● We organise events, conferences, training and forums to promote positive volunteer management.
● We work in partnership with other volunteer-based projects in the borough and across London to promote high quality volunteering opportunities.
● We run recruitment campaigns on behalf of local organisations.
● We raise awareness of volunteering throughout the borough as an activity that everyone can get involved with.
● We champion volunteering at higher strategic levels ensuring volunteering is a key part of government planning.

Volunteering opportunities include:
Administration, advice and information, art and culture, befriending and mentoring, business management, campaign and lobbying, catering, community work, counselling, drivinf, entertainment and music, finance and fundraising, first aid , gardening and conservation, health and social care, hostel work, IT. languages, legal, marketing, events and PR, national and international, retail and charity shops, teaching and training, trusteeship and governance, youth work.
Last Updated 10 September 2013

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