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Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2005


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Have a look at our BIG LIST!
West Berkshire Voluntary and Community Sector Knowledge Event

People are often amazed at the vast range of volunteering opportunities that we have on offer.

By scrolling through our current (as of 22nd March 2018) alphabetical BIG LIST you will see hundreds of ways in which you can apply your time and interests.

If you see something that you really like then fill in our online application form. Near the bottom there is a space to enter the opportunity reference number which you will find against each role on the BIG LIST.

We will then be in touch with you to help you take it further.

Want to meet more than 50 West Berkshire voluntary and community sector organisations all under one roof ?

Make a date in your diary to visit the West Berkshire Voluntary and Community Sector Knowledge Event at:

Newbury Racecourses Berkshire Stand
Thursday 29th March 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Are you supporting someone that needs help? Have you just moved into the area and want to get to know whatís going on and who does what? Are you a business looking to help in the community, or are you a potential volunteer or a member of a local organisation that wants to work with other groups ?

Itís a chance to find out more about children's services, older people's services, disability services, learning disability services, listening charities, Young Family support, some arts organisations, cancer charities, health services, mental health support, dementia support services, stop smoking help, befriending services, local transport services, local funders and much more.


Volunteer Centre West Berkshire: In partnership
with The West Berkshire Health and Wellbeing Board

For more information email

If you are a charity trustee, manager, charity worker, or someone who is looking to establish a new organisation or charitable service in West Berkshire, or you have charity related matters that you wish to resolve ...
... then please click here for our Voluntary Sector Support website:
Garry Poulson or Jacqui Letsome will be pleased to assist you in any way we can.

Call the main phone number 01635 49004 or email