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Struggling with Trustee Recruitment? New Guide available now

In Home Page, News by Nina Porter

Getting on Board is a national charity that supports board level volunteering.  They have just launched an excellent new guide on Trustee Recruitment which is aimed at small charities.  The Guide takes you step by step through the recruitment process and has lots of practical tips and examples that you can use. See the Getting on Board website for more …

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VARB Volunteer Fairs 2019

In Home Page by Lisa Irwin

Are you over 50 years old and have ever wanted to volunteer but just don’t have the time? Come along to our Volunteer Fairs in April to meet local voluntary organisations and speak to them about their  flexible, short term and regular volunteering opportunities. Volunteer Fair, Horley – Tuesday 23 April – The Holiday Inn, Gatwick Pop in at anytime …

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National Volunteering Experience Survey

In Home Page, Consultation by Caroline Foxton

Time Well Spent is a major new report into the volunteering experience published by NCVO in January 2019. It is the result of a national survey carried out through YouGov’s panel (10,000+ respondents). The survey focuses on volunteering through groups, clubs and organisations and includes data on recent volunteers, but also lapsed volunteers and non-volunteers. The aims of the survey …

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Free Office Equipment

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

A local community interest company has some office equipment which is looking for a good home, free to local charities. We have: 13 Monitors – (7x 21″ and 6x 27″) 10 Desktop PC’s 10 Keyboards and Mice 15 Cisco and Mitel IP Phones 3 BT Cordless Phones If you are interested please contact Wayne on 07880 710652  

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VARB’S Festive Feast 2018

In Home Page, Uncategorised by Lisa Irwin

VARB’s Festive Feast 2018 was yet again a huge success with 45 volunteers helping to set up St Mark’s church in Reigate on Christmas Eve and 73 volunteers making sure our 44 guests had a wonderful time on Christmas Day.                       VARB has put on this event for 3 years …

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East Surrey College Venue Hire Options

In Home Page, News by Caroline Foxton

East Surrey College in Redhill offer a variety of Venue Hire options for organisations and companies looking to expand their options for corporate and social events. The facilities range from meeting rooms and the Auditorium to well-equipped workshops and training spaces, as well as industry-standard media production suites. The exceptional facilities at the College are used by its Full-time students, …

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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 …