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FREE MUTI FUNCTIONAL PRINTER/COPIER/SCANNER

In Home Page by Caroline Foxton

VARB have been contacted by the YMCA as they have a Canon device that they no longer require.  Please let us know if you would be interested.  Please note you would need your own transport to collect the device. Contact us on 01737 763 156  or info@varb.org.uk   The device shown is not the device on offer, it is just …

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Pfizer UK win award for Skills Based Volunteering in Reigate & Banstead

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

Congratulations to Pfizer UK, based in Tadworth,  on being announced as “Winner of the Social Value Recognition Awards 2018” at the recent #WeAreSurrey event. Pfizer UK were nominated by Voluntary Action Reigate & Banstead for their participation in a skills-based volunteering pilot.  Staff from Pfizer have been using their volunteer days and their skills to help local charities.  Age Concern …

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YMCA East Surrey – YMCA of the Year 2018

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

Congratulations to YMCA East Surrey who have won the prestigious Youth Matters YMCA of the Year Award. Says Ian Burks, Chief Executive of YMCA East Surrey “This award belongs to all the volunteers, staff, trustees and young people in our YMCA who achieve so much for communities in East Surrey. This is well earned recognition of all the great things …

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VARB’S Festive Feast 2018

In Home Page, News by Lisa Irwin

VARB’S Festive Feast is a Community Christmas Day lunch for anyone living in the Reigate & Banstead area, who would like to celebrate Christmas with other people. If you would like to join us or know anyone who would like to come along for a free traditional two course lunch, entertainment and lots of fun please get in touch;  festivefeast@varb.org.uk …

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Home Start – Calling all parents & grandparents… volunteers needed!

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

Home-Start East Surrey – Volunteers Needed! Could you help make a difference to vulnerable families with young children in your local area? Are you a parent or a grandparent with 3 hours per week to spare? Many parents need help, friendship, advice or support during those early years when children are young. Your experience as a parent can help other …

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Voluntary Sector Leadership – Free Training from the Open University

In Home Page, Resource Links by Nina Porter

The Centre for Voluntary Sector Leadership  is offering access to free leadership courses to help leaders and aspiring leaders to adapt to the multiple challenges they face. Introducing leadership in voluntary organisations, will involve approximately 15 hours of learning and will provide an opportunity for people who work within voluntary organisations, as paid employees or staff, to develop energetic, practical and thoughtful …

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Are you a Charity Chair or Vice-Chair? Support available

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

The Beacon Programme is the Association of Chairs’ National Lottery-funded programme for Chairs and Vice Chairs of smaller charities (with an annual income of under £1 million) across England. Developed with Chairs of smaller charities, this programme is uniquely placed to support Chairs to do their role effectively.  By joining the programme, Chairs and Vice Chairs will have the opportunity …

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Redhill Good Neighbour Scheme – Volunteers wanted

In Home Page by Lisa Irwin

Redhill Good Neighbour Scheme (In conjunction with Surrey Community Action) are looking for volunteers to help with a new transport scheme to help our neighbours attend GP and hospital appointments etc. Could you volunteer as a Duty Officer to answer the phone? (based at home) Or a Driver?  Or a Committee Member to help set up and steer the scheme? …

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Community Foundation for Surrey – Grant Deadline 18 January 2019

In Home Page, Funding News by Nina Porter

The Community Foundation for Surrey awards grants to community and voluntary groups that make a difference to the lives of people in Surrey.  They can make grants to support most types of community activity depending on the range of funds available.  This includes: Core costs; Revenue costs; Capital costs; New projects; Existing projects and One-off initiatives.  The Community Foundation has recently developed another …