All about Volunteer Centre Fenland
What does Volunteer Centre Fenland do?
Fenland Volunteer Bureau has been a registered charity no. 803237
for nearly 30 years - operating as Volunteer Centre Fenland (VCF)
VCF is committed to the promotion and development of volunteering to benefit the people of Fenland – working with individuals and community groups, as well as voluntary and statutory agencies by providing:
- We are the official Administtrators for 500 volunteering opportunities for 150 different orgasnistions across Fenalnd on the national Do-It web-site;
- We also provide volunteriing opportunities directly with projects such as our magazine for young people, and the Fenland Writers Co-operative
- Matching volunteers to opportunites and organisations;
- Promoting volunteering both for the individual and the community;
- Development of best practice and ways of reaching and supporting volunteers of all backgrounds and abilities;
- Supporting organisations in identifying / developing new opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds and abilities;
- Contributing to policy responses and campaigning
- Contributing to the strategic development of volunteering through the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough consortium of Volunteer Centres funded by the County Council; the Town Councils of Chatteris, March and Whittlesey; and other funding sources i.e. the Big Lottery (Awards for All).
- Promoting and contributing to the Annual Valuing Volunteering Awards, and the Five Star Focus on Excellence in organisations that offer volunteering opportunities.
VCF administers the National Do-It Be More website for Volunteering throughout the district of Fenland, providing over 500 volunteering opportunities for over 150 organisations for Chatteris; March; Whittlesey; Wisbech; and the villages and parishes throughout the district.
VCF is proud to be part of the Cambridgeshire-wide Community Interst Company of Volunteer Centres made up of Ely & District; Fenland; Huntingdonshire; and Peterborough
VCF is involved with many community groups; events; presentations; and outreach.
Tel : 01945 582 192
WWW. Volunteer Centre Fenland.org.uk