Welcome to Reading Voluntary Action!

We help voluntary organisations to start up and thrive, and match volunteers to great opportunities

Just complete the relevant online form

and our brilliant admin volunteers will do the rest!

Ready Friends

Working to reduce social isolation and loneliness in Reading by supporting and promoting befriending.

Social Prescribing

Linking people up with activities or services in the community that they might benefit from. It’s about connecting people to non-medical sources of support.


See profiles of over 900 active voluntary organisations around Reading

Governance Mark

Find out about RVA's governance quality award


Find out about the world of volunteering - we have 100+ opportunities for local people!


There are lots of career opportunities in the non-profit sector - take a look!


Find out about what events and training RVA and partner organisations have on offer for the sector in the coming months


Do you need help, or are you looking to refer someone for voluntary sector assistance? Please start here.