Volunteering news

  • Champions to End Loneliness Workshop
    25 May 2017

    Loneliness is a national problem, considered to be at epidemic levels. Reading is no exception, but it needn’t be that way. Join us for an introductory workshop to find out more about how you can become ...

  • Give blood in Reading
    22 March 2017

    The Blood Service is running another session at Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Fire Station,  Caversham Road in Reading, and needs your help. This session runs from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. Ideally you should contact ...

  • Befriending Speed Dating
    16 January 2017

    A volunteering fair with a difference!       The Ready Friends Speed Dating event is a networking opportunity for people interested in befriending, but wanting to find out a bit more first without doing lengthy research into which ...

  • Voluntary and Community Sector Representative required
    1 December 2016

    Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Ltd is seeking a highly experienced Voluntary and Community Sector Representative who can bring their commitment passion and energy to the Thames Valley Berkshire LEP Forum. With a ...

  • Reading Rotary seek to celebrate the positive contribution of young people in the town
    17 November 2016

    The Rotary Club of Reading are looking for a young person or group of young people (under 25) making a positive difference here in Reading Borough through the Young Citizens Award 2017. Suitable nominees will have ...

  • Elevate Hub open for your Toys and Teens 2016 Christmas donations
    16 November 2016

    The Elevate Hub, 3rd floor Reading Central Library, is acting once again as a collection point for the Reading Family Aid Toys and Teens Christmas appeal. The appeal is now up and running and we are ...

  • Thanks to our Team Reading Town Ambassadors
    10 November 2016

    Throughout September and October a team of over 30 volunteers helped give visitors to Artangle’s Inside exhibition a warm welcome to our town. With over 10,000+ visitors over the two months, the volunteers acted as first ...

  • Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund – “Outstanding Volunteer Award”
    7 November 2016

    The Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund are seeking to shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes within local organisations through their “Outstanding Volunteer Award”. From November 7 2016 until February 26 2017 Galaxy, via NCVO, will select an awarding ...

  • Are you aware of the Berkshire Safeguarding Adults Procedures?
    2 November 2016

    A priority for the Safeguarding Adults Board this year is to raise awareness of the Board and of local safeguarding adults processes. They are conducting a survey to gauge how aware staff and volunteers are ...

  • Family fun and Volunteering galore at our Broad Street Fair
    31 October 2016

    The sun was shining last Friday (28/10/2016) as Reading Voluntary Action along with a host of organisations took to Broad Street to promote the work volunteers do for our town and encourage others to get ...

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