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.
A sector-wide forum to discuss issues and share creative solutions for the way forward.
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TRUSTEE - Fundraiser
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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|