Volunteer Centre Lewisham

Volunteer Centre Lewisham

Charity information

Volunteer Centre Lewisham

To improve access and quality of volunteering across Lewisham. Marketing volunteering opportunities of over 600 local organisations and supporting local people to become engaged within their community

Founded 2001

  • Mission statement

    The mission of Volunteer Centre Lewisham in support of this vision is as follows:

    Volunteer Centre Lewisham seeks to be a leader in local volunteering. We are a user-friendly organisation, bringing together local expertise and knowledge of voluntary action in Lewisham.

    Our purpose is to:
    -Advise and support people willing to volunteer
    -Promote volunteering and community involvement
    -Advise and support organisations which involve volunteers.

    Volunteer Centre Lewisham seeks to use quality and value as our benchmarks. We will strive to build on innovative volunteering ideas wherever possible.

    Volunteer Centre Lewisham actively supports the development of community involvement by those identified as excluded groups and communities in the Borough.

  • Aims

    Volunteer Centre Lewisham aims to:

    • Advise and support organisations which involve volunteers: Providing support to local organisations, on good practice in volunteering to ensure that the volunteering experience is mutually beneficial
    • Promote volunteering and community involvement: Marketing volunteering as a community activity that values the person giving time, recognising their contribution to the local community
    • Advise and support people willing to volunteer: Providing information on available volunteering opportunities, and one to one support, in order to make volunteering available to all
  • Overview

    Established: September 2001

    Registered Charity Number: 1089900

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 32

    Phone number: 02086137113

    Address: 2nd Floor Showroom 307-313 Lewisham High Street London SE13 6NW

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