The first step for volunteering within Lewisham.
We achieve this in four ways:
Supporting individuals to find the right volunteering role: and supporting organisations to find the right volunteers.
Communicating with stakeholders to ensure that they are informed about what is happening in volunteering in Lewisham.
Helping individuals to develop skills and confidence and organisations to develop good practice and volunteering opportunities.
Campaigning on behalf of volunteers to ensure that the time and skills given are valued and recognised, locally, regionally and nationally.
In Lewisham we have recently been informed about the recommendations for main grants, and given that there were applications for almost £9m for available funds of less than £4m, available funds elsewhere has also proved to be a challenge a great many of us are having to make some stark choices including closing projects and making staff redundant.
Lewisham’s Voluntary and Community Sector has been preparing for some time now for a major hit to main grants funding, and we do have to recognise that The Mayor Steve Bullock, protected the sector from...
TRUSTEE - Fundraiser
Age Exchange was founded in 1983 in the context of an emerging awareness of the value of reminiscence work, especially in care settings for older people. For...
Do you enjoy cycling and know how to maintain bicycles well? Are you interested in supporting homeless people or those on low
income to help them become empowered, more self reliant and more in control ...
Consultation and Research Volunteer
Consultation and Research Volunteer Needed
About this role
Volunteer Centre Lewisham provides services to organisations and indiv...
Alison is a 50 year old lady who has learning difficulties herself but this has not stopped her from helping others twice weekly at Deptford Reach and on the other days she volunteers teaching badminton. She continues to develop herself through training so that she can motivate others and increase her knowledge to pass on to others who face difficulties and hardship.
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|24 July 2014||Developing volunteering roles|
|16th October 2014||Recognising, valuing and appreciating volunteers|
|13th Jan 2015||Volunteering improves health and wellbeing|
|16th April 2015||Recording volunteering statistics and activity|