Volunteering news

  • 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 ...

  • Broad Street Volunteering Fair
    12 October 2016

    Reading Voluntary Action will be hosting a Volunteering Fair in Broad Street this October. We will be joined by a a number of organisations including: Reading Family Aid Parents and Children Together Reading Sea Cadets Age UK Reading If you have ...

  • Can you get a whole town online?
    9 October 2016

    We are now well and truly in the Digital Age, with our proliferation of laptops and smart mobile devices, and in many ways the UK is the leader in Europe – for example, more than ...

  • Volunteering stories: “I consider it a privilege to have shared that moment with somebody”
    6 October 2016

    Our Volunteering Development Worker, Steve Hendry, recently visited the Reading branch of the Samaritans on Cholmeley Road to talk to volunteers Karen and Dave about their experiences of volunteering. How did you get involved in volunteering? Karen – I ...

  • Volunteer Open Morning
    5 October 2016

    Run primarily by volunteers, the Kenton Theatre provides enjoyment and opportunity for all, whether as a patron, treading the boards or working behind the scenes or front of house. The volunteer roles include Front of ...

  • RVA Celebration AGM
    21 September 2016

    Join us to celebrate 50 years of voluntary action in Reading at the RVA Celebration AGM. Celebrating 50 years of local people organising, learning and working together to improve the lives of the people in Reading. ...

  • Broad Street Volunteering Fair – 28 October 2016
    15 September 2016

    We will be holding a Volunteering Fair on Broad Street 28 October 2016. The aim of the fair is to raise the profile of both volunteering and the amazing work that organisations do for the people ...

  • Training: “Don’t Panic!” Introduction to the role of a treasurer
    6 September 2016

    09.30am-12.30pm If you are new to the role of treasurer, have done it for a while but would like to be sure you’re doing the right thing, or would like to find out more about being a ...

  • Volunteering Stories – “It feels like one big family”
    5 September 2016

    I recently had the opportunity to visit Reading Mencap’s base at Alexandra Road where I had the pleasure of speaking to two of their volunteer team, Mary Williams & Hannah Pritchard, about their experiences of ...

  • Reading Town Meal
    31 August 2016

    The Reading Town Meal is a celebration of local produce. The event itself consists of the wonderfully talented students from Reading College cooking a free meal for over 1000 people, which has been solely grown ...

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