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Volunteering Taster Sessions 23 Feb 2007

Volunteer Centre Midlothian's project will raise young people's confidence, independence, team building skills and sense of worth. Funded through the Big Lottery Fund's 'Young People's Fund' and delivered in Midlothian the project will provide volunteering opportunities for young people. These volunteering opportunities will range from single day placements to 12 week 'Volunteering Taster Sessions'.

Amount: £36,554
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Midlothian
Region: Scotland
District: Midlothian

Sunderland Volunteer Centre Supported Volunteer Program 13 Oct 2010

This project promotes social integration, independence and skills development by supporting excluded groups into volunteering with help from a volunteer mentor. The project will be based in Sunderland and will also cover the outlying areas of Houghton, Hetton and Washington. A personal development plan will be drawn up to allow the beneficiary to identify aims and objectives to achieve through their volunteer placement.

Amount: £438,153
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Sunderland
Region: North East
District: Sunderland District (B)

Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau 02 Nov 2006

The Volunteer Centre seeks to build on its success of the past five years (as Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau) by continuing its work in recruiting volunteers for voluntary organisations. The one year grant will fund the existing post of a Manager(15hrs), Deputy Manager (13hrs) which includes an increase of three hours, Administrative Officer (20hrs), running expenses, producing information, training and travel for staff and volunteers.

Amount: £21,197
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Uttlesford
Region: East of England
District: Uttlesford District

Volunteer Centre Sunderland - Area Development Workers 05 Dec 2007

This project will employ two development workers to work closely and develop relationships with local voluntary organisations in Sunderland. It aims to increase volunteer numbers, maintain up to date information on volunteering opportunities, and share good practice amongst volunteer involving organisations. The project will also facilitate and maintain the local Volunteer Forum, which provides members with advice and training.

Amount: £509,038
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Sunderland
Region: North East
District: Sunderland District (B)

Lambeth Volunteer Centre 05 Dec 2007

This project will develop volunteer infrastructure in Lambeth, improving the quality and increasing the quantity of volunteering. The project will establish a volunteer centre, which will meet six core functions; matching and referring volunteers to volunteer involving organisations, marketing volunteering, developing good practice among volunteer involving organisations, developing volunteering opportunities, policy response campaigning, and strategic development of volunteering.

Amount: £509,972
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lambeth Voluntary Action Council
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Grant awarded to Retired Senior Volunteer Programme (North East) 08 Mar 2005

To fund the running costs of an organisation recruiting older volunteers in the North East.

Volunteer Development Programme 10 Oct 2007

This is a new project to employ a volunteer co-ordinator to manage and support existing volunteers at the Kidz R Us theatre group and encourage more volunteering by local people. The role of the volunteer co-ordinator will be to develop the organisation's volunteer policy, recruit new volunteers, identify and develop training programmes for volunteers and strengthen community involvement by creating opportunities for those who have not previously engaged in volunteering.

Amount: £125,284
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kidz R Us Community Project
Region: South West
District: Cornwall

Oxfordshire Volunteer Befriending CIC 23 Feb 2017

£800 towards volunteer expenses to enable volunteers to travel to Carers houses and to training sessions and volunteer meetings. Many Carers live in isolated villages in Oxfordshire, which means volunteers travelling. Some of the volunteers live in villages too, so may have to travel to do their volunteering. £3,000 towards Coordinators Salary. £150 for advertising. This includes posters and leaflets. £400 for insurance for Public Liability for the Coordinator and Volunteers £350 for training. Most trainers charge £50 for a group session plus travel expenses £300 for overheads including Lighting, Heating, hire of meeting rooms for training sessions

Supported Volunteering Project (SVP) 05 Dec 2007

This project will build Sandwell Voluntary Bureau's (SVB) capacity to provide the extra support required by volunteers with mental health issues and their placement organisations. The project will enable SVB to provide intensive support to volunteering by identifying appropriate placements in conjunction with the potential volunteer, and undertaking the necessary liaison with the host organisation.

Amount: £139,073
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sandwell Volunteer Bureau
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District (B)

Volunteer train and reward project 24 Jan 2013

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Burnley. The organisation will use funding to offer volunteer training qualifications including first aid and child protection and recognise volunteers hard work with an award event. This will provide an opportunity for volunteers to gain skills to improve their confidence and increase their chances of gaining employment.

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Burnley
Region: North West
District: Burnley District (B)

Volunteer Management 26 Jan 2006

The project will provide individual and organisational development to volunteering organisations through coaching for volunteer managers, training in self assessment to volunteering infrastructure organisations and outcomes training for volunteering organisations. It will increase the skills, confidence and attitude of volunteering organisations, increase their long-term effectiveness and enable them to respond to change.

Amount: £283,359
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: North West Network
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Volunteer project 07 Jul 2005

A volunteer project to support the organisation's existing team of twenty volunteers and recruit a further thirty volunteers over the life of the grant. Volunteers support the organisation in most areas of its work including administration duties and practical support for service users. The grant will be used for a new part-time Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs.

Volunteer Training Development Project 08 May 2009

This group will use an award to fund a volunteer training and development project that will include induction and training for new volunteers to enable them to work at the hospice. The grant will also pay for relevant equipment, a volunteer newsletter and noticeboards and a volunteer awards ceremony in order to improve the self esteem of the volunteers.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Springhill Hospice Rochdale
Region: North West
District: Rochdale District (B)

Volunteer Train & Reward Project 10 Feb 2011

The Burnley community organisation will offer volunteer training in various qualifications to enable volunteers to create pathways to employment. This will provide the opportunity for volunteers to gain skills to improve confidence and chances in employment.

Amount: £9,026
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Burnley
Region: North West
District: Burnley District (B)

Increasing quality in community based volunteering through Investing in Volunteers 28 May 2012

Increasing quality in community based volunteering through Investing in Volunteers

Amount: £29,000
Funder: Barrow Cadbury Trust
Recipient: Volunteering England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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.

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.

Volunteer Improvement Programme 29 Oct 2010

The Volunteer Improvement Programme aims to strengthen the voluntary and community sector in Scotland. It will provide support to BIG funded projects to offer improvements in volunteering practice, increase confidence in approaches, identify volunteering barriers and help bring greater success for many projects.

Amount: £474,435
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Development Scotland Limited
Region: Scotland
District: Stirling

Take up volunteering 21 May 2010

This group will develop its volunteer project and employ a sessional support worker to help recruit, support, place and train 15 new volunteers with specific support needs. The grant will fund a volunteer support sessional worker, volunteer travel costs and expenses, recruitment costs for sessional staff, volunteer outings and events and training costs.

Amount: £9,980
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Regenerating Hope 29 Aug 2013

This is a project by a community organisation in Kidderminster. the group will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers to work with the group in providing their support services to the local community. This will enable the group to expand this previously funded project to encompass more volunteers and provide a higher level of volunteer training. volunteer advertisements, furniture materials, sessional volunteer coordinator, volunteer expenses

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Forces Support Limited
Region: West Midlands
District: Wyre Forest District