Worcester Volunteer Centre

Worcester Volunteer Centre

Charity information

Worcester Volunteer Centre

We are the local CVS & VDA for the city of Worcester and the surrounding area. We provide a 'Voice for the local VCS' as well as 'Supporting community action through volunteering'.

Founded 1989

  • Mission statement

    Our aim is to promote and support the local voluntary and community sector in Worcester and to develop new voluntary activity within the city and its environs. We are a 'Voice' for the local VCS and we support community action through volunteering.
    We promote volunteering and the voluntary sector, recruit, place, support & train volunteers, provide a range of community services using volunteers such as: Worcester Wheels Community Transport, Shopping & Gardening support, Supported Volunteering, Befriending & Home visiting as well as a successful Youth Volunteering project
    We provide advice & information as well as support to the local VCS, act as a representative and link between the local VCS and the statutory sector, promote best practice in working with volunteers & seek to develop new services where 'gaps' are evidenced. We have a successful Intergenerational Arts project, we support Community Family Learning initiatives, we provide training for volunteers.
    We are a member of the Worcestershire Community Transport Partnership (being the lead organisation for a grant programme with Worcestershire County Council) as well as the lead body for the Transforming Local Infrastructure funding in the VITAL in Worcestershire project.

  • Aims

    Worcester Volunteer Centre aims to:

    • Provide a range of community services using volunteers for those in need, which support individuals and the community
    • To support the local Voluntary & Community Sector through support, advice, information so as to ensure that organisations are fully able to undertake their chosen activity through best practice
  • Overview

    Established: September 1989

    Registered Charity Number: 1060980

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 8

    Volunteers: 110

    Phone number: 01905 24741

    Address: 33, The Tything Worcester WR1 1JL

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  • Worcester Wheels

    To purchase an additional fully accessible MPV to enable us to provide transport for more ... More
  • Buddy's Together

    A project to develop a buddying, support service for volunteers who have special needs whe... More