2020 Annual Conference – TOGETHER

Our Annual Conference is back and this year it is centered around the theme Together. Exploring how we work together; within our own organisations, across sectors and within communities; communicating effectively, building connections and forming partnerships essential to successful service delivery. We will be looking at some of the ways we can get the most …

Lend A Hand At Christmas (And All Year Too!)

In 2017/2018, 38% of people surveyed by Third Sector Protect said they had volunteered at least once which is a 1% increase from the previous year. The statistics also showed 65-74-year-olds are the most frequent volunteers with the least likely age group to volunteer being 25-34-year-olds. Volunteering has many benefits for physical and mental wellbeing …

Make A Difference

Guildford and Waverley is a hub bustling with charity and voluntary organisations who are all striving to improve peoples’ lives. To celebrate this support in our community we met with some local organisations during national Make a Difference Week in October. These organisations were Care for Guildford, Arvtenture and Pewley Down Volunteers (PDV). They visited …

Community Point Connector and Volunteer Advisors needed!

Do you love to meet new people and provide information to the general public about what is happening in their local communities and to help them connect to activities? If this sounds like you, you might enjoy volunteering for us at the volunteer centre in Guildford! We are looking for some new volunteers to help …

5 Tips To Help In Your Volunteering Role

  Volunteers are extremely important in communities and without them, many of the charity and voluntary organisations helping people would struggle to exist. Research also shows that 68% of people helping to run charities are volunteers, highlighting the extent of volunteers’ importance. Whilst volunteers can have a big impact on charities and voluntary organisations, volunteering …