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Volunteer forum 17 Jul 2006

This volunteer bureau will establish several fora for existing volunteers and those interested in volunteering. A large proportion of those involved in volunteering have been previously isolated by virtue of being either unemployed, newly arrived in the UK or having mental health issues. This project will offer training and information as well as an opportunity for networking with other volunteers. This in turn will enable them to grow in confidence and enhance the skills they use in their volunteer work.

Amount: £4,876
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Slough Volunteer Bureau
Region: South Central
District: Slough (B)

Volunteers Week Celebrations 23 May 2005

The award will fund an event to celebrate Volunteers Week & the Year of the Volunteer. This will incorporate an awards ceremony where certificates will be presented to three of their member organisations who have demonstrated the best practice during the past year. There will be showcases of their work and volunteers will talk about their experiences of volunteering. The purpose will be to highlight the work of volunteers and promote the benefits of volunteering.

Amount: £1,730
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Hounslow Volunteer Agency Limited
Region: London
District: Hounslow London Boro

Volunteer Week Conference 21 Apr 2005

An award enables the Council for Voluntary Service/Volunteer bureau to hold a conference to address issues confronting volunteering today. It will bring volunteering organisations together with business and the public sector to promote volunteering in the wider community. The conference will also mark the 25th Year of the Volunteer Centre and the significant contribution of volunteers to local community life.

Supported Volunteering Pilot 12 Oct 2005

The charitable group intends to run a supported volunteering project to assist people with disabilities and others to overcome barriers to volunteering. Volunteers will receive special support during the first month of their placements. In their new roles volunteers will gain skills and self-esteem, at the same time as providing useful assistance to local organisations.

Investing in Volunteers 22 Mar 2005

The group will use the award to enable volunteers to achieve the standards demanded by the recently launched Investing in Volunteers scheme administered by Volunteering England. The project will produced a double benefit: it will increase participation by volunteers from across the community and will enable those volunteers to reach out more widely and deliver more effectively.

Amount: £3,355
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Age UK Stockport
Region: North West
District: Stockport District (B)

RSVP Volunteers 14 Dec 2005

Under their Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, this group will place volunteers over 50 years of age with York's Out Of School clubs. They will bring experience and creativity to children under 10 years old. The award is for volunteer expenses, promotional materials, room hire and CSV travel expenses.

Amount: £4,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: York (B)

Volunteer recruitment and training 25 Jan 2006

This branch of Volunteer Reading Help, recruits, trains and supports volunteers that work with children to develop literacy and social skills. Thegrant will enable a targeted recruitment and training campaign to increase the number of volunteer reading helpers from BME communities in Kensington and Chelsea.

Widening Opportunities for Volunteering in Northampton 08 Sep 2006

This project is for a promotional event and awareness raising campaign for the Volunteer Centre in Northampton. The event and new promotional materials hope to increase the number of volunteers that the centre can engage and support. It will also be used in conjunction with new lunchtime drop-in sessions, telephone follow-up and bite-sized training courses for organisations using volunteers.

Disabled volunteers 13 Jan 2006

The group provides mentoring support to children through a network of volunteers with the aim of creating an interest in learning and raising confidence and motivation. The project is to recruit disabled people to become mentors in the areas of Corby and Northampton. The new volunteers will be supported by existing volunteers with disabilities and will also be given the opportunity to develop their own mentoring skills.

Volunteer Scheme 16 Nov 2007

This volunteer centre will use an award to set up a volunteer scheme within the centre, the volunteers will work alongside the paid staff to improve the service given and allow more people to get involved in volunteering locally. The award will include funding for IT, printer, volunteer expenses, and administration costs.

Volunteers' Forum 25 Oct 2012

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Canterbury. The organisation will use the funding to establish regular forums, virtual networks, peer support and mentoring opportunities for local volunteers as well as enabling the beneficiaries to produce their own bespoke volunteer led training materials. This will empower and support the training needs of local volunteers, encourage volunteering and community engagement and help reduce the drop-out rate of volunteers within the local area.

Voluntary Sector Grant to Cyril Flint volunteers 18 Jan 2013

Volunteers programme for befriending isolated elderly in the South Trafford area

Voluntary Sector Grant to Cyril Flint Volunteers 19 Jul 2014

To produce a promotional film that involves volunteers and service users and can be used to promote our services.

Grant to Tax Volunteers 15 May 2014

£2,850 for one year towards Tax Volunteers for home visits to Londoners aged over 75 years.

Amount: £2,850
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Tax Volunteers

Recruiting Older Minority Ethnic Volunteers in Hackney 22 Feb 2006

The group will recruit volunteers aged over 50 to help children with their reading in primary schools in Hackney.

Training for young people 31 Mar 2006

A project to provide training events for staff and volunteers at this Volunteer Centre in Worcester.

Recruitment 23 Mar 2006

Charity to use award to provide volunteer opportunities specifically to people with special needs who find it difficult or limiting to take part in volunteering. Award would ensure individual support.

Amount: £4,777
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Fenland Volunteer Bureau
Region: East of England
District: Fenland District

Volunteer Link Up (West Oxfordshire) 03 Dec 2013

care of the vulnerable and to community cohesion

Volunteer recruitment 04 May 2005

The group will run a volunteer recruitment campaign and will target areas that traditionally have few volunteers. The volunteers will be trained to provide emotional and practical support to enable families to identify and achieve their own goals by accessing appropriate support and services. advertising, venue hire, facilitators, accreditation, crèche facilities and travel expenses for volunteers.

Amount: £4,975
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Home-Start Burnley
Region: North West
District: Burnley District (B)

volunteer activity co-ordinator 27 Mar 2007

This counselling and support service in Harlow will recruit a volunteer activity co-ordinator who will develop and implement an annual volunteer activity plan, assist with fundraising events, allocate suitable volunteers where required and develop a volunteer community.