Castle Donington Volunteer Centre

Castle Donington Volunteer Centre

Charity information

Castle Donington Volunteer Centre

We are great at getting people from A to B! We operate a small fleet of 7 community minibuses and 12 volunteer cars; we have a small information and advice centre serving North West Leicestershire.

Founded 1975

  • Mission statement

    ‘CDVC delivers community transport, advice and support to local people through
    it’s volunteers and community partnerships’
    1. To provide volunteering opportunities for local people of all ages and abilities within the local community
    2. To promote and develop activities within the local community which meet the needs and aspirations of people of all ages and abilities
    3. To promote and develop community transport services within the local community which meets the needs and aspirations of people of all ages and abilities
    4. To work with statutory and voluntary organisations, agencies to promote volunteering, develop and support activities in the local community
    5. To develop partnerships with local businesses to encourage social responsibility and community development through employee programmes and sponsorship
    6. To identify and evaluate alternative business and trading models to ensure CDVC meets challenges of voluntary sector funding cuts
    7. Castle Donington Volunteer Centre is a non-profit making, non-political organisation.

  • Aims

    Castle Donington Volunteer Centre aims to:

    • Community Transport - keeping rural communities connected. Making access to services such as medical appointments and social / well being groups a real possibility for those unable to use public trans
    • Volunteering opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. We pride ourselves on being able to support people into volunteering.
    • We support charity and not for profit groups in our community. Offering support through practical help and advice.
    • We have a commitment to make our premises available to charities and not for profit groups that may need it. We offer hot desk opportunities as well as administrative support.
    • We are embracing wellness and wellbeing with people of all ages and are launching our Groovy Movers group - providing gentle exercise classes for elderly and obese people.
  • Overview

    Established: April 1975

    Registered Charity Number: 1157707

    Board members: 10

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 50

    Phone number: 01332 850526

    Address: 25a Borough Street Castle Donington DE74 2LA

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